Meaning and Origin of Staff - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Staff

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Boy name origins & meanings:

  • English : Dignified

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Family name origins & meanings:

  • English (mainly Norfolk) : from Middle English staf ‘rod’, ‘staff’; a nickname for a tall, thin person, or a metonymic occupational name for anyone who carried a staff of office, a reminder of his right to inflict physical discipline.