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2 Status names and what they mean, for status for baby boys, listing 1-2.
Burgess .. Transferred use of the surname, in origin a status name from the Old French "burgeis", which is derived from the German "burg" meaning "town" ..
George .. Saint George, a knight who became the patron saint of England, achieved legendary status through the medieval story of his struggle with a fire-breathing dragon, symbolic of the devil ..
George is a commonly used name, while Burgess is rare in comparison. (2000 U.S. Census)
Martin .. Saint Martin de Porres (16th and 17th century), a man of mixed Spanish and Indian blood, is patron of work for interracial justice and harmony ..
Berkeley .. In America probably most famous as the San Francisco suburb that is home to a branch of the University of California ..
Adlai .. Biblical name borne by a very minor character, the father of one of King David's herdsmen ..
Ascanius .. His other name, Iulus, was the theoretical root of the name of the clan to which Julius Caesar belonged.
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 ..
Oliver .. Biblical: the olive tree is a symbol of fruitfulness, beauty, and dignity ..
Ainsworth .. (Old English) "Ann's estate." ..
Algernon .. Oscar Wilde used it for a brainless fop in "The Importance of Being Earnest" ..
Chevalier .. A chevalier is a member of certain male orders of knighthood or merit, such as the Legion of Honor in France.
Ackerley .. Place name ..
Chamberlain .. A chamberlain was an administrative post in a large royal or noble household ..
Maccoy .. The phrase "the real Mccoy" came from Scotland, and refers to something of the highest quality.
Barnett .. Other ranks of English nobility such as Duke, Earl, and Baron are occasionally used as given names.
Jalal .. (Arabic) "Greatness, superiority, renown."
Ralph .. The wolf is an animal with a reputation for being crafty ..
Cian .. Name of Brian Boru's son-in-law, who played a major role in the battle of Clontarf (11th century) ..
Binh .. (Vietnamese) "Section."
Avital .. In a dry climate like that of Israel's, dew is of great significance.
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