Meaning and Origin of: Humphrey
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First name origins & meanings:
- Old English : Peaceful force
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Last name origin & meaning:
- English : from the Old French personal name Humfrey, introduced to Britain by the Normans. This is composed of the Germanic elements hūn ‘bear cub’ + frid, fred ‘peace’. It was borne by a 9th-century saint, bishop of Therouanne, who had a certain following in England among Norman settlers.