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10 European names and what they mean, for european for baby boys, listing 1-10.

Cheyenne .. The Cheyenne were fierce opponents of European settlement in the West ..
[Chayan, Chayann, Shayan, Shayanne]

Comanche .. Indigenous to the Great Plains, they were expert horsemen who opposed European annexation of the West.

Hovannes (Central European, Hebrew) "God is gracious." ..

Hudson .. Explorer Henry Hudson was the first European to visit the Hudson River, which he found while searching for a Northwest Passage to India ..

Milan .. Usage in European languages is derived from Emiliano, a Latin family name from ancient Rome meaning "eager, laborious" or "rival" ..

Reynard .. The French word for fox, "renard", comes from medieval European animal stories in which the cunning fox is known as "Reynard" in reference to his cleverness.
[Raynard, Reinhard, Reinhardt, Renard, Renardo, .. 4 more]

Rhinebeck .. The Rhine is a major European river on the boundary between France and Germany ..

Roland .. Orlando is more common in several European languages, and Rowland was the preferred version in English in the past.
[Lannie, Lanny, Orlando, Roeland, Rolando, .. 11 more]

Seminole .. Name of the tribe, related to the Creeks, who settled in Florida and resisted European-American attempts to take over their land in the ten-year Seminole War ..

Tamerlane .. His name was derived from the Persian "Timur-i lang", meaning "Temur the Lame", by Europeans during the 16th century ..
[Tamarlain, Tamarlayn, Tamberlain, Tamberlaine, Tamberlane, .. 4 more]

Top 1000 baby names ranking of European names: Hudson, Milan, Roland

Milan and Roland are commonly used names, while Cheyenne, Comanche, Hovannes, Hudson, Reynard, Rhinebeck, Seminole and Tamerlane are rare in comparison. (2000 U.S. Census)


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