Meaning: ‘To Make’
This name is traditionally a French last name from the stone workers of the middle ages. Mason is now a popular name.
Famous Mason’s Include:
- Mason Raymond (Ice Hockey Player)
- Mason Plumlee (Basketball)
- Mason Adams (Actor)
Montgomery is a name from an ancient castle of Saint Foi de Montgomery in France. It can also be shortened to Monty.
- Montgomery Blair (Government Official)
- Montgomery Burns is the thin multi-millionaire in the long running series of The Simpsons.
Meaning: Son of the servant Mary
The English meaning for Morrison is Dark-Skinned, A Moor or Maurice. The Anglicized Irish meaning is ‘Descendant of Muirgheas”. This is a unique name as it is mostly found in surnames.
Famous Morrisons’s include:
Meaning: ‘Son of a Champion’
Nelson really means (‘Son of Neil’ – which started as ‘O’Neill’ – and Nelson is a derivative of that name. Nelson was a popular first name in the 14th Century, but has only been popular in the last 100 years as a surname. With surnames becoming popular as first names, we think Nelson will see a big resurgence in popularity in 2017.
Famous People Called Nelson:
- Nelson Mandella (Peace Activist and Politician)
- Nelson Eddy (Actor and Singer)
- Nelson Cruz (Baseball Player)
Origin: Spanish, Italian
Meaning: ‘Famous Land’
Orlando is a twist from the name ‘Roland’ which was popular in Italy. This name became well known from the famous Orlando Bloom.
Famous People, Places and Uses of Orlando:
- Orlando Bloom (hottie actor from the Lord of the Rings)
- Orlando was a character from Shakespeare’s ‘As You Like It’.
- Orlando is a city in Florida (USA)
Origin: English, German or Irish
Meaning: ‘Mischievous Spirit’
The name Puck originated from Shakespeare. It is popular as both a boys or girls name. This is another name that became more popular after a character from the Glee series.
Famous People Or Places Called Puck:
- Shakespearean play ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ had a character called ‘Puck’