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Page 3/10. 182 Middle names and what they mean, for middle for baby boys, listing 41-60. Chance, Chauncey, Christian, Chuck and Cole are commonly used names, while Burns, Cadogan, Campion, Canby, Canfield, Carley, Carrington, Chamberlain, Champion, Chancellor, Chandler, Chantrey, Chaplin, Chapman and Coffin are rare in comparison.
Cadogan .. Name of several Welsh princes in the early Middle Ages, and two characters in the "Mabinogi" ..
Campion (Middle English) "Champion" ..
Canby (Middle English) "Settlement near the reeds" ..
Canfield (Middle English) "Field of reeds" ..
Carley (Middle English) "Farmer's meadow" ..
Carrington (Middle English) ..
Chamberlain (Middle English) "Chief officer of the household" ..
Champion (Middle English) "Warrior" ..
Chancellor (Middle English) "Office holder" ..
Chandler (Middle English, Old French) "Candle maker and seller" ..
Chantrey .. A chantry, in the Middle Ages, was an endowment of funds to support the singing (chanting) of masses for an individual's soul.
Chaplin (Middle English) "Secretary" ..
Chapman .. Surname and occupational name in the Middle Ages: chapmen usually sold chapbooks, pamphlets intended for a wide audience, even in the days of low literacy rates.
Christian .. From Latin Christianus, a girl's name in the Middle Ages that became used as a male name, possibly due to the success of John Bunyan's "Pilgrim's Progress" (1684), whose hero is called Christian ..
Chuck .. Originally a nickname from a term for endearment (from Middle English "chukken", meaning "to chuck") ..
Coffin (Middle English) "Basket, container" ..
Cole (Middle English, Old French) "Swarthy, coal-black, charcoal" ..
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