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3 Cattle names and what they mean, for cattle for baby boys, listing 1-3. Angus, Orford and Rutherford are rare names.
Orford .. "Ford of cattle." ..
Rutherford .. "Cattle crossing." ..
Fulton .. Also transferred use of the Scottish surname, originally a local name from a place in Ayrshire ..
Dexter .. Football player Dexter Carter.
Ethelbert .. The name of three Anglo-Saxon kings, two of whom became saints: Saint Ethelbert of Kent whom Saint Augustine converted to Christianity, and Saint Ethelbert of the East Angles to whom Hereford Cathedral is dedicated.
Trenton .. Place name of a New Jersey city that was founded in the late 17th century by a group of Quakers under the leadership of William Trent ..
Aled (Welsh) "Child" ..
Birtle .. "Hill of birds." ..
Cody .. Use as a given name has been influenced by Buffalo Bill Cody (1846-1917), the showman of the Wild West.
Bevis .. Could possibly be from Welsh, "son of Evan", or French "beuve", meaning "bull" ..
Damario .. "Calf." ..
Birley .. "Meadow with the cow byre." ..
Geddes Scottish surname possibly related to "goad", a pointed rod used to drive livestock ..
Maverick .. A 19th-century American named Maverick refused to brand his calves as other ranchers did ..
Faron .. May also have derived as an Old English occupational name for oxen herders, or from the Gaelic personal name Faramund, which might mean "thunder" ..
Stockard Possibly (Old English) and place name with stock- referring to a tree stump.
Jody .. Literary: Jody is the young hero in Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings' Pulitzer Prize-winning novel "The Yearling" ..
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