D’Ath

October 8, 2014 § Leave a comment

ORIGIN:
A Flemish place name, meaning “from the town of Ath”, or Old English, meaning “gatherer or seller of kindling”.

VARIATIONS and NICKNAMES:
D’Aeth, Daeth, Dethe, Dyth, etc.

REFERENCES IN LITERATURE:
– D’Ath, Robin’s pet hound, named in honor of his origin, in The Door in the Wall (written in 1949 and set sometime between 1327-1377), by Marguerite de Angeli.

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