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Page 1/7. 137 Middle English names of Middle English origin for baby boys, listing 1-20. Avery and Barrett are commonly used names, while Armstrong, Aston, Bailey, Baxter, Baxley, Belton, Birkett, Birkey, Bond, Booth, Bosley, Boston, Boswell, Bosworth, Bourne, Bray, Brazier and Brewster are rare in comparison.
Armstrong (Middle English) "Strong fighter"
Aston (Old English) "East town; ash tree settlement" .. Also possibly related to a Middle English personal name Astanus .. Famous for an English sports car, the Aston Martin.
Avery (Old English) "Elf or magical counsel" Transferred use of the surname, which originated in the Middle Ages from a Norman French pronunciation of Alfred ..
Bailey (Old English) "Berry clearing; bailiff; city fortification" .. Occupational name: in the Middle Ages, a bailiff was a minor official of the law.
Barrett Possibly (Middle English) "dispute, argument", (Old German) "bear-strength", or from Barrette (Old French) "cap" .. Transferred use of the surname, used as a given name mostly in the 19th century, probably due to the fame of English poet Elizabeth Barrett Browning.
Baxter (Old English) "Baker" Occupational name and transferred use of the surname, which originated in the Middle Ages.
Baxley (Middle English) "Baker's meadow"
Belton (Middle English) "Beautiful town" ..
Birkey (Middle English) "Island of birch trees" ..
Bond (Middle English, Old English) "Peasant farmer" From the Middle English word "bonde" (of German origin) or Old English "bunda" ..
Booth (Middle English, Scandinavian) "Dwelling place" ..
Bosley (Middle English) "Meadow near the woods" ..
Boston (Middle English) ..
Boswell (Middle English) "Well near the woods" ..
Bosworth (Middle English) "Fenced farm near the woods" ..
Bray (Middle English, Old French) "Cry out; borderland" In English as in donkeys bray.
Brewster (Middle English) "Brewer" ..
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