Humphrey

August 22, 2014 § 1 Comment

ORIGIN:
Germanic, meaning “peace-giant” or “peaceful warrior”.

VARIATIONS and NICKNAMES:
Humfrey, Humphry.

REFERENCES IN LITERATURE:
Lord Humphrey Lennox, one of the children in the care of Nurse Crumpet who beg her to tell the sad story of their Aunt Patience, in “Nurse Crumpet Tells the Story” (written in 1887, set circa 1630s-1669), from A Brother to Dragons, and Other Old Time Tales (1888), by Amélie Rives.

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