Meaning and Origin of Senior - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Senior

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Boy name origins & meanings:

  • French : Older

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Family name origins & meanings:

  • English (mainly Yorkshire) : nickname for a peasant who gave himself airs and graces, from Anglo-Norman French segneur ‘lord’ (Latin senior ‘elder’).
  • English and Dutch : distinguishing nickname for the elder of two bearers of the same personal name (for example, a father and son or two brothers), from Latin senior ‘elder’.