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Some occupational names started out as surnames, back when people would use them to describe your line of work. These days, trade names aren’t quite as functional, but many are popular (especially for boys) nonetheless.
Hebrew: Father or head of a monastic community; This surname is likely derived from the Hebrew name Abba and may bring to mind the...
This Hebrew name means "father" and was used as the term for the leader of a monastery. Abbott has some traction as a last...
Anglo Saxon Origin
Latin: Bowman; an occupational name and English surname adapted to first name use
English: Minstrel; a medieval musical entertainer
Baker is an English occupational surname that should probably just remain a surname. It doesn't have the same appeal as names...
English: Warrior; a title of nobility used as a given name
French: A title of nobility used as a given name
English: Baker; an occupational surname transferred to first name use in 19th century
English: Drives a cart; from a surname and occupational name
English: Carves wood or sculpts
French: Maker of candles
English: Surname and occupational name for a clerk or secretary.
Hebrew: Surname, priest
English: Coal miner or merchant; surname and occupational name
Irish: Wolf lover
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Greek: Servant; also a church official
English: From the valley
English: Valley; feminine form of Dean or possible variant for Diana
Italian: Lady, a respectful title and female equivalent of Don
Latin: Leader; a royal title
English: Nobleman; a name based on the English aristocratic title
Irish: In charge; surname used as a first name
English: Profession name, arrow maker
Forest hails from Old French origins and means—what else—"woodsman" or "wood." And even though the spelling is more...
English: Keeps the forest
Norse: Garden; from a surname, indicating someone who lived near or worked in a garden
Swedish: Battle strong
Teutonic: Bold warrior
English: Wanderer; derived from Egyptian to describe tribes of nomads who migrated from India to Europe