Aithley

Aithley is an English female name which seems to have originally been a surname. The meaning behind it is unclear. I've seen it listed as meaning "born in a garden" but I'm not too convinced of the meaning. I know that the last part, -ley, comes from Old English lēah meaning "clearing, meadow, woodland", so the surname might have … Continue reading Aithley

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Rosaire

Rosaire is a French male name meaning "rosary" as well as also the French word for rosary. It comes from Latin rosarium meaning "rose garden" from rosa (rose) and arium (place for). It seems to have been very rare as a given name, and in spite of being a French male name Rosaire also seems to have some use as a … Continue reading Rosaire

Curtis

Curtis comes from an English surname meaning "courteous" from Old French corteis which is derived from Latin court (court). Curtis is also the Anglicized form of Hungarian surname Kertész meaning "gardener" from kert (garden). Nicknames: Curt Origin: Latin, Hungarian Variants: Kurtis (English)