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Old English Names from Bromley - Buford

Page 18/123. 1223 names of Old English origin for males. Listing 166-175.

Bromley .. "Meadow where broom grows."
[Bromlea, Bromlee, Bromleigh, Broomlie]

Bromwell .. "Well where broom grows."

Brooks .. "Water, small stream."
[Brook, Brooke, Brookes, Brookie]

Broughton .. "Setlement near the fortress."

Bruno .. "Brown." Literary: use in the English-speaking world from the end of the 19th century may have been inspired by Lewis Carroll's "Sylvie and Bruno" (1889) ..
[Bruin, Bruino, Brunon]

Buck .. The word for a male goat or deer, used as a given name or nickname that denotes a robust and spirited young man ..
[Buckey, Buckie, Buckley, Bucky]

Buckley .. "Deer meadow."

Buckminister .. "Monastery where deer dwell."

Bud .. "Brother." Also possibly from Scotish Gaelic "a bhodaich", meaning "old man" ..
[Budd, Buddey, Buddie, Buddy]

Buford .. "Ford near the aviary."
[Beuford, Ford]

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Old English names: Brooks, Bruno, Buck, Bud, Buford

Brooks, Bruno, Buck, Bud and Buford are commonly used names, while Bromley, Bromwell, Broughton, Buckley and Buckminister are rare in comparison. (2000 U.S. Census)

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[Abbott - Addison], .. , [Branton - Bridger], [Briggs - Brockton], [Bromley - Buford], [Burbank - Burton], [Butcher - Caddis], .. , [Wyndham - Yule]


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