Celebrity Baby Names: Tyra Banks
Celebrity Baby Names:
First name origin: Scandinavian
First name meaning: God of battle
Last name origin: English and Scottish
Last name meaning: topographic name for someone who lived on the slope of a hillside or by a riverbank, from northern Middle English banke (from Old Danish banke). The final -s may occasionally represent a plural form, but it is most commonly an arbitrary addition made after the main period of surname formation, perhaps under the influence of patronymic forms with a possessive -s.