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Updated June 9, 2019

Boy name origins & meanings

  • Scottish : From the high peak

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Family name origins & meanings

  • Scottish : habitational name from a place near Glamis in the former county of Angus, which is first recorded c.1205 in the form Ogilvin. It is probably named from an early British form of Welsh uchel ‘high’ + ma ‘plain’, ‘place’ (mutated to fa) or ban ‘hill’ (mutated to fan).

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