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15 Boundary names and what they mean, for boundary, march, border for baby boys, listing 1-15.
Ainsley .. Also transferred use of the Scottish surname Ainslie, which is borne by a powerful family long established in the Scottish borders.
Aries .. Name of the astrological sign for those born from March 21 to April 19.
Aviv .. Aviv was the original name of Nisan, the first month of the Hebrew calendar which corresponds with March and April ..
Bourne .. Could be from Old French, meaning "boundary, milestone" ..
Claiborne .. (French, German, Old English) "Boundary with clover; Boundary of clay." ..
Clayborne .. (Old English) "Border near a clay-bed." ..
Creighton .. (Scottish, Middle English, Old English) "Border or boundary settlement." ..
March .. "Borderland, frontier." In Italy, "le marche" was a territory between two ancient kingdoms .. In England, the Marches of western England border Wales .. "March" as in "walk" derives from a slightly different root .. Actor Frederic March.
Marcus .. Mythology: Mars, the Roman god of fertility, for whom the spring calendar month March was named, became identified with the Greek Ares, god of war ..
Marquis .. Originally a title of nobility for aristocrats whose holdings were situated in vulnerable border areas (the Marches) ..
Merritt .. (Old English) "Boundary gate." ..
Patrick .. The famous Saint Patrick, patron of Ireland (fourth and fifth century) whose feast day is on March 17, has given the name its Irish associations ..
Rhinebeck .. The Rhine is a major European river on the boundary between France and Germany ..
Rio .. The Rio Grande is the boundary river between Texas and Mexico, and its name means "big river" in Spanish.
Severn .. (Old English) "Boundary." ..
Marcus, Marquis and Patrick are commonly used names, while Ainsley, Aries, Aviv, Bourne, Claiborne, Clayborne, Creighton, March, Merritt, Rhinebeck, Rio and Severn are rare in comparison. (2000 U.S. Census)
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