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5 Building names and what they mean, for building for baby boys, listing 1-5. Garrick, Hancock, Sexton, Shamir and Warwick are rare names.
Garrick .. 18th century English actor David Garrick helped revive the fame of Shakespeare, and he is commemorated with street and building names in the theater district of London ..
Hancock .. His name is now used for a huge insurance conglomerate and an ultra-modern glass building in downtown Boston.
Sexton .. The sexton (or sacristan) is responsible for the upkeep of a church building.
Shamir .. Solomon used it in the building of the Temple ..
Warwick .. "Buildings near the weir." ..
Dailey .. "Assembly."
Ashur .. Ashur was used as part of a compound name for various Assyrian kings.
Madison .. Use of Madison as a first name is influenced by James Madison, a major contributor to the American Constitution and the Bill of Rights, as well as American President during the War of 1812 ..
Brannon .. An elaboration of "bran", meaning "raven".
Boyne .. Also a historic place name in Ireland: at the 1690 Battle of the Boyne, the Protestant King William III defeated the Catholic King James II, who fled to France, thus allowing the firm establishment of the Protestant monarchy.
Caddis .. "Worsted fabric." ..
Barric .. "Grain farm." ..
Chaparral .. Chaparral is the term used to describe various kinds of low-growing ground covers such as the mesquite found in the southwestern America ..
Katzir .. "Harvesting."
Almanzo .. Famous from the "Little House" books: Almanzo Wilder tells Laura that a distant English ancestor's life had been saved during the Crusades by an Arab named El Manzoor ..
Booth .. Originally given to someone who lived in a small hut or bothy, the typical dwelling place of a cowherd or shepherd ..
Lodge .. American Senator Henry Cabot Lodge.
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