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Page 1/5. 99 Home names and what they mean, for home, estate, house, shelter, dwelling, household, homestead for baby boys, listing 1-20. Here is the list of Home names for girls.
Agamemnon .. In the typical tragedy of Greek myth, his daughter Iphigenia was sacrificed before the Trojan war and when he came home from the war, his wife Clytemnestra killed him.
Ainsworth .. (Old English) "Ann's estate." ..
Akiva .. (Hebrew) "Protect, shelter." ..
Alan .. Introduced into England by Breton followers of William the Conqueror, such as Alan, Earl of Brittany, who was rewarded for his services with vast estates in the newly conquered kingdom ..
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 ..
Amerigo .. Also a variant of Henry meaning "home ruler" .. The US, founded on the principle of home rule, took its nickname of "America" from Italian explorer Amerigo Vespucci.
Andreas .. The first duty of a man was to protect his home, and this name is sometimes translated as "warrior".
Ardley .. (Old English) "Home-lover's meadow." ..
Arrigo .. Variant of Amerigo (Old German) "home ruler".
Asgard .. The eternal dwelling place of the Scandinavian gods ..
Ashby .. (Old English) "Ash tree home." ..
Atley .. Indicates an ancestor who lived in a house near, or at, a meadow ..
Barnum .. Possibly derived from "Baron's home" ..
Baron .. In England, a baron was the lowest rank of hereditary peerage that entitles the holder to serve in the House of Lords ..
Berkeley .. In America probably most famous as the San Francisco suburb that is home to a branch of the University of California ..
Bethel .. (Hebrew) "House of God." ..
Boden .. (Scandinavian, Old French) "Shelter." ..
Booth .. (Middle English, Scandinavian) "Dwelling place." Originally given to someone who lived in a small hut or bothy, the typical dwelling place of a cowherd or shepherd ..
Boston .. American use likely refers to the historic city on the Atlantic that is home to many institutions of higher learning.
Bravo .. The exclamation that accompanies a brilliant performance, traditionally in an opera house ..
Alan and Andreas are commonly used names, while Agamemnon, Ainsworth, Akiva, Almanzo, Amerigo, Ardley, Arrigo, Asgard, Ashby, Atley, Barnum, Baron, Berkeley, Bethel, Boden, Booth, Boston and Bravo are rare in comparison. (2000 U.S. Census)
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