Ensie

September 16, 2014 § 1 Comment

ORIGIN:
Diminutive of “Ensor“, “Ennis”, “Enos”, “Enoch”, etc.

VARIATIONS and NICKNAMES:
Eni, Eny, Enni, Ennie, Enny, Ensi, Ensy, etc.

REFERENCES IN LITERATURE:
Ensie (Ensor) Doone (later re-named Jones), Carver’s young son, who adores and is adopted by John Ridd following the assault on the Doone stronghold, in Lorna Doone, by R.D. Blackmore (written in 1869, set in the 1670s-1680s).

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