Humphrey - Meaning of Humphrey
What does Humphrey mean?
[ 2 syll. hum-(p)hrey, hu-mphr-ey ] The baby boy name Humphrey is pronounced HHAHMFRiy- †. Humphrey's language of origin is Germanic and it is used mainly in the English language. The name means 'peaceful Hun'. It is a two-element name derived from hun + fridu meaning 'young animal, bear cub, Hun, warrior' + 'peace, protection, safety' respectively.
Humphrey is a widely used name; it has 33 variations that are used in English and foreign languages. Variations of Humphrey used in English include Homfrey, Homphrey, Huffie, Hum, Humfrea, Humfredo, Humfree, Humfreid, Humfri, Humfrie, Humfryd, Hump, Humph, Humphery, Humphrea, Humphredo, Humphree, Humphri, Humphrie, Humphrys, Onofrio, and Wmffre. The variant spellings Humfrey, Humfry, and Humphry are other English forms.
Foreign variations include Humfrid (Scandinavian), Humfried (Dutch and German), Hunfredo (Spanish), Hunfried (German), Onfroi (French), Onofre (Spanish), Onofredo (Italian), and Onufry (Polish).
See also the related categories, warrior, english, bear, young (cub), peace (quiet), hun, protection, animal (wild), and germanic (german).
Humphrey is rare as a baby boy name. It is not listed in the top 1000.
Baby names that sound like Humphrey include Humfrea, Humfree, Humfrey, Humfri, Humfrie, Humphree, Humphri, Humphrie, Humphry, Homfrey, Homphrey, Humfry, Humphery, and Junípero.
† Pronunciation for Humphrey: HH as in "he (HH.IY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; M as in "me (M.IY)" ; F as in "fee (F.IY)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)"
A famous person named Humphrey is Humphrey Bogart, Actor, born 25 December 1899 - 14 January 1957, New York, New York.
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