Ancient Greek, Elements, Male, Proto-Indo-European, S names, Surname names, Virtues/Attributes, Water


Seymour comes from an English surname via a Norman source, a locational name referring to someone who came from the town of Saint Maur(us) in northern France. It could also be a variant form of Seamer, an English surname meaning "sea lake" from Old English elements sae (sea or lake) and mere (pond, lake). Origin: Ancient… Continue reading Seymour

Animals, Battle/War, Birds, Elements, Gaelic, Male, Nature, Proto-Indo-European, S names, Scottish, Starling, Surname names, Virtues/Attributes, Water, Word names


Sterling comes from a Scottish surname, a variant spelling of Stirling which comes from the name of a Scottish city. The name itself is of uncertain origin and meaning though it could be related to Scottish Gaelic strì meaning "strife, contention; battle" and linne (pool, pond). As an English surname, Sterling could have originated as a variant… Continue reading Sterling

Elements, M names, Male, Nature, Place names, Proto-Indo-European, Surname names, Water


Mortimer is an English male name which comes from a surname via a habitional surname. The name comes from a French origin meaning "dead pond" or "dead sea", made up from Old French mort (dead) via Latin mortuus (dead, having died; decayed, withered) derived from a PIE root word; and Old French mer (sea) via Latin mare (sea) also derived from a… Continue reading Mortimer

Elements, Male, Nickname names, Proto-Indo-European, Sanskrit, Surname names, T names, Virtues/Attributes, Water, Word names


Tank is an English male given name derived from the English word tank which can refer to the armored vehicle used for combat or for a container or receptacle used for hilding or storing liquids or gas, as well as also being a verb meaning to do poorly or fail. The origin of the word comes… Continue reading Tank