Animals, B names, Badger, Female, Latin, Male, Proto-Indo-European, Surname names, Unisex, Word names


Badger refers to any of several carnivorous mammals which belongs to the Mustelidae family. It comes from Middle English bageard made up from bage (referring to a token or distinctive mark, sign, or emblem) of uncertain etymology though either from Anglo-Norman bage or Latin bagia (sign, emblem), perhaps named for the white mark on its forehead, combined with the suffix -ard.… Continue reading Badger

Animals, B names, Badger, Elements, Male, Proto-Celtic, Proto-Indo-European, Stag, Surname names, Virtues/Attributes, Water


Brock comes from an English surname with several possible meanings: the first is that it comes from Old English broc (badger) which comes from Proto-Celtic *brokkos (badger), likely originating as a nickname for someone who either resembled a badger or had a personality similar to it; it may also be derived from Old French broque or brocke meaning "young stag", likely… Continue reading Brock