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What does Squires mean?

Squires Pronunciation of Squires [squires] as a boys' name is of Middle English origin, and Squires means "knight's companion". Squires is an alternate form of Squire (Middle English): occupational name.

Associated with: knight (warrior).


Squires has 2 variants: Squiers and Squyres.

2 more alternative forms via Squire: Squier and Squyre.

Creative forms:
(male) Sigres, Sires, ..

(female) Squira, Squise, ..

Middle name pairings:
Squires Brennan (S.B.), ..

How popular is Squires?

Squires is an unusual first name for males but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#2380 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. The only popular varying form of Squires (outside Top 2000) listed in the Top 2000 is Squire. Adoption of this relation of Squires reached its peak during the years 1880-1889 (usage of 0.01%). (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Squire in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Squires and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Aquiles, Aquilles, Sayres, Spiros and Stiles. Like Squires, these names are not frequently used.

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