What does Humphrey mean?
Humphrey [humphrey] as a boys' name is pronounced HUM-free. It is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Humphrey is "peaceful warrior". From a Norman name Hunfrid, of Germanic origin, derived from hun "bear-cub; warrior" and fred, frid "peace". The original Old English form was Hunfrith before the Norman influence, and the change to -ph- makes it more like a classical name. A saint's name. Actor Humphrey Bogart.
(male) Hamphrey, Humphram, ..
(female) Humfri, Humphone, .. Middle name pairings:
Humphrey Beck (H.B.), ..
How popular is Humphrey?
Humphrey is an unusual first name for men but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#655 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Humphrey entered the list in 1880-1889 and reached its highest rank of #856 in the U.S. then, but is not in the Top 1000 currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Similar NamesSuggested similar names are Aimerey, Amerey, Amorey, Aubrey▼, Autrey, Currey, Dempsey, Emerey, Guthrey, Hampden, Hampten, Hapheez (see Hafiz), Homere, Huey▼, Hughes, Hughie, Humbert, Humberto, Hume, Huntley, Hurley, Hurly, Huxley▲, Jephrey, Jophrey, Kamrey, Murphey, Murrey and Pompey. These names tend to be more commonly used than Humphrey.See names in meaning and etymology.