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4 Location names and what they mean, for location for baby boys, listing 1-4.

Clinton .. An illustrious 18th-century governor of New York, De Witt Clinton, left his name on many New York City locations ..
[Clint, Clintt, Klint]

Macedonio .. The name means "location with many gifts".

Walker .. Also possibly "wall swamp", referring to the location of a family homestead near a swamp and a city wall ..

Westbrook .. Place name referring to the location of a person's dwelling ..
[Brook, Brooke, Wesbrook, West, Westbrooke]

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Location names: Clinton, Walker

Clinton and Walker are commonly used names, while Macedonio and Westbrook are rare in comparison. (2000 U.S. Census)

Suggested words: determination, discovery, estate, farm, farmland, farmstead, homestead, invention, orchard, pasture, place, plantation, point, rank, revelation, site, spot, standing, status.

Ashley .. First recorded as a given name in the 16th century, but its wider use was probably inspired by the Earl of Shaftesbury, Anthony Ashley Cooper in the early 19th century, who was a noted humanitarian who inspired much of the legislation designed to improve conditions among working classes ..
[Ash, Ashely, Asheley, Ashelie, Ashlan, .. 11 more]

Crofton ..
[Croft, Crofft, Croffton]

Constant .. The name was seldom used in the Middle Ages, until it was taken up by Christians in the 17th century, partly due to its reference to determination in following Saint Peter's exhortations to be sober, vigilant, and steadfast in the faith.

Darion .. John Keats described the moment of discovery when explorers stood "silent, upon a peak in Darien".
[Darian, Darien, Darrian, Darrien, Darrion]

Frost .. Transferred use of the surname, in origin a nickname for someone of an icy disposition or who had white hair ..

Ainsworth .. (Old English) "Ann's estate." ..

Fallows .. (Old English) "The fallow field." .. "Fallow" means "not planted" .. Before the discovery of crop rotation, farmers used to let fields lie fallow to gather moisture or to kill weeds .. Journalist James Fallows.

Barric .. (English) "Grain farm." ..
[Barak, Barrick, Beric]

Devon .. Place name: Devon is a county in England, noted for its beautiful farmland ..
[Deavon, Devan, Deven, Deveon, Devin, .. 4 more]

Atworth .. (Old English) "At the farmstead." ..

Granger .. Grange organizations in the agricultural parts of America used to offer services to farm communities.
[Grainger, Grange]

Brigham .. (Old English) "Bridge homestead, settlement." ..
[Brigg, Briggham, Briggs]

Cadmus .. He is also credited with the invention of writing in letters.
[Cadmar, Cadmo, Cadmos, Cadmuss, Kadmos, .. 1 more]

Moss .. Variant of Moses or possibly a place name for a mossy locale ..

Bogart .. (Old French, Old German) "Orchard." ..
[Bogaard, Bogaart, Bogaerd, Bogey, Bogie, .. 1 more]

Avenall .. (Old French) "Oat pasture." ..
[Aveneil, Aveneill, Avenel, Avenell, Avenil, .. 1 more]


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