Previous Names of the Day

NECCHI     Italian Dec 14th
Either from the given name Nechus (from the Latin word nequus meaning "unjust, unfair") or from a nickname from the archaic Milanese word gnecch meaning "tired".

NAGY     Hungarian Dec 13th
From a nickname meaning "big" or "great" in Hungarian, referring to one's characteristics. This is a very common Hungarian surname.

FROST     English, German Dec 12th
From Old English and Old High German meaning "frost", a nickname for a person who had a cold personality or a white beard.

QUATTROCCHI     Italian Dec 11th
From Italian quattro meaning "four" and occhi meaning "eyes". It is a relatively rare Italian surname, usually found in Sicily.

TOOV     Norwegian Dec 10th
Derived from the Old Norse given name Tófi which was a diminutive of any name that began with the element Þórr referring to the god THOR.

SUMNER     English Dec 9th
Occupational name for a summoner, an official who was responsible for ensuring the appearance of witnesses in court, Middle English sumner, sumnor.

VENÄLÄINEN     Finnish Dec 8th
Means "Russian" in Finnish. This name was originally used by the ethnic Finns who lived on the Russian side of the border.