Talbot - Meaning of Talbot

What does Talbot mean?

[ 2 syll. tal-bot, ta-lb-ot ] The baby boy name Talbot is pronounced as TAALBaaT †.

1: Talbot is mainly used in English and it is of Germanic origin. The name Talbot means messenger of destruction. It is from the words 'tal' meaning to destroy ; 'bod' tidings, messenger. An older form of the name is Talebot (Medieval). The first name is derived from the surname, which is itself of obscure origin, possibly Germanic or Old French. The first name has been adopted since the 19th century. It has gained a strong aristocratic flavor from its frequent appearances in the family of the earls of Shrewsbury. In Shakespeare's 'Henry VI, Part 1' (1588-1590), the character John Talbot is also the Earl of Shrewsbury.

The English Tal, the English Talbert, the English Talbott, the name Tallbot, the name Tallbott, the English Tallie, and the English Tally are variant forms of Talbot.

2: Talbot is of Old French origin. Here, it means 'boot trimmer'. It is derived from taille which means 'cut' ; botte 'boot'. An original form of the name is Taillebotte (Old French).

See also the related categories, strong (strength), medieval, destruction (death), messenger, english, aristocratic (honorable), obscure, john, french, and germanic (german).

Talbot is an uncommon baby name for boys. It is not in the top 1000 names.

Baby names that sound like Talbot include the English Talbott and the name Tallbot.

† English pronunciation for Talbot: T as in "tee (T.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; B as in "be (B.IY)"

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