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Updated March 26, 2024

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Boy name origins & meanings

  • Old English : Peaceful force

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Family name origins & meanings

  • 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.

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