Previous Names of the Day
From Italian zappa
meaning "hoe, mattock"
, probably denoting a farmer. Two musicians of Italian origin have bore this name: Francesco Zappa (1717-1803) and Frank Zappa (1940-1993).
Holst Danish, Low German, Dutch
Originally referred to a person from the region of Holstein
between Germany and Denmark. A famous bearer of this name was the English composer Gustav Holst (1874-1934).
Zellweger German (Swiss)
Originally denoted a person from the Appenzell region of Switzerland. The place name is derived from Latin abbatis cella
meaning "estate of the abbot"
. A famous bearer is actress Renée Zellweger (1969-).
Originally indicated the bearer was from a town of this name, derived from Old English sumor
"summer" and feld
Aquino Italian, Spanish
From the name of an Italian town near Rome, derived from Latin aqua
meaning "water", the home town of the 13th-century saint Thomas Aquinas. In Italy the surname is derived directly from the town's name.
Means "keeper of the park"
in Middle English. It is an occupational name for a person who was a gamekeeper at a medieval park.