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money-lender, musician, nurse, park-keeper, peddler, priest, roper, scribe, secretary,
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wagon builder/driver, weaver, worker.
 
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  1. JORIS: Dutch and Frisian form of Latin Georgius, meaning "earth-worker, farmer."
  2. JORKKI: Finnish form of Swedish Jörgen, meaning "earth-worker, farmer."
  3. JØRN: Contracted form of Danish Jørgen, meaning "earth-worker, farmer."
  4. JORY: Cornish form of Latin Georgius, meaning "earth-worker, farmer."
  5. JURAJ: Croatian and Slovak form of Greek Georgios, meaning "earth-worker, farmer."
  6. JURE: Croatian and Slovene form of Greek Georgios, meaning "earth-worker, farmer."
  7. JUREK: Pet form of Polish Jerzy, meaning "earth-worker, farmer."
  8. JURG: Dutch and Frisian form of Latin Georgius, meaning "earth-worker, farmer."
  9. J�RGEN: Low German form of Latin Georgius, meaning "earth-worker, farmer."
  10. JURGEN: Dutch form of Latin Georgius, meaning "earth-worker, farmer."
  11. JURGIS: Lithuanian form of Greek Georgios, meaning "earth-worker, farmer."
  12. JURI: Slavic form of Greek Georgios, meaning "earth-worker, farmer."
  13. JURIAN: Low German form of Latin Georgius, meaning "earth-worker, farmer."
  14. JURIJ: Slovene form of Greek Georgios, meaning "earth-worker, farmer."
  15. JURIS: Latvian form of Greek Georgios, meaning "earth-worker, farmer."
  16. JURRIAAN: Dutch form of Latin Georgius, meaning "earth-worker, farmer."
  17. JUSSI: Finnish form of Greek Georgios, meaning "earth-worker, farmer."
  18. JYRI: Finnish form of Greek Georgios, meaning "earth-worker, farmer."
  19. JYRKI: Finnish form of Greek Georgios, meaning "earth-worker, farmer."
  20. KAÏN (Κάϊν): Greek form of Hebrew Qayin ("acquired, possessed"), but meaning "maker; fabricator," or literally "smith." In the bible, this is the name of Adam and Eve's first son who killed his brother Abel
  21. KAÏNAM (Καϊνάμ): Greek form of Hebrew Qeynan ("possession"), but meaning "their smith." In the New Testament bible, this is the name of an ancestor of Christ.
  22. KALEV: Estonian form of Finnish Kaleva, probably meaning "smith." Compare with another form of Kalev.
  23. KALEVA: Finnish legend name of the ancestor of all Finns. Andrew Lang, author of Custom and Myth, 1884, gives the meaning "heroic, magnificent," but it may be connected with the Lithuanian word kalvis, meaning "smith," like the Baltic god Kalevias
  24. KALEVI: From Finnish Kaleva, meaning either "heroic, magnificent" or "smith."
  25. KALEVIAS: Ancient Baltic myth name of a smith god, derived from the Lithuanian word kalvis, meaning "smith."
  26. KALIDAS (कालिदास): Hindi name composed of the name of the goddess Kali and the Sanskrit word dasa "servant," hence "servant of Kali."
  27. KEMP: English occupational surname transferred to forename use, from the Middle English word kempe "athlete, wrestler," from Old English kempa, meaning "champion, warrior."
  28. KENAZ: Anglicized form of Hebrew Qenaz, meaning "hunter." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Eliphaz and a brother of Caleb.
  29. KENNARD: English name probably derived from Anglo-Saxon Cyneweard, meaning "royal guard."
  30. KEOKI: Hawaiian form of English George, meaning "earth-worker, farmer."
  31. KEPHEUS (Κηφεύς): Greek name meaning "gardener." In mythology, this is the name of a king of Ethiopia, the husband of Cassiopeia.
  32. KEVORK: Armenian form of Greek Georgios, meaning "earth-worker, farmer."
  33. KHAYYAM (خیام): Arabic name meaning "tent-maker."
  34. LECSO: Pet form of Hungarian Levente, possibly meaning "governor, guide." 
  35. LEVENTE: Hungarian name, possibly meaning "governor, guide." 
  36. LEVI: Short form of Hungarian Levente, possibly meaning "governor, guide." Compare with other forms of Levi.
  37. MAKYA: Native American Hopi name meaning "eagle hunter."
  38. MARQUIS: English name derived from the French title for the "governor of a border country," from Old French marchis ("border country"). A Marquis ranks just below a Duke
  39. MARQUISE: Variant spelling of English Marquis, meaning "governor of a border country."
  40. MARSHAL: Variant spelling of English Marshall, meaning either "keeper of horses" or "shoeing smith."
  41. MARSHALL: English surname transferred to forename use, from a Norman French occupational term denoting someone who was a "keeper of horses," composed of the Germanic elements morah "horse" and scalc "servant." By the time it became a surname it had acquired the meaning "shoeing smith."
  42. MASON: English occupational surname transferred to forename use, derived from French maçon, meaning "mason, stone-worker."
  43. MASTERMAN: English occupational surname transferred to forename use, meaning "man of the master," i.e. "retainer" or "servant."
  44. MAYSON: Variant spelling of English Mason, meaning "stone-worker."
  45. MILLARD: English surname transferred to forename use, from a variant of the surname Millward, a form of Millweard, an old Anglo-Saxon occupational surname composed of the Old English elements mylen "mill" and weard "guardian," hence "mill-guard."
  46. MOSEGI: Egyptian name meaning "tailor."
  47. ÖRJAN: Swedish form of Greek Georgios, meaning "earth-worker, farmer."
  48. PACHATH-MOWAB (פֵּחַת-מוֹאָב): Hebrew name meaning "governor of Moab" and "pit of Moab." In the bible, this is the name of an ancestor of a family of Babylonian exiles, and the name of the father of Hashub
  49. PÆON: Latin form of Greek Paion, meaning "healer." In mythology, this is the name of a physician god.
  50. PAGE: English surname transferred to unisex forename use, derived from a status name for a young boy who was apprenticed to a knight, hence "page; young servant."
  51. PAHATH-MOAB: Anglicized form of Hebrew Pachath-mowab, meaning "governor of Moab" and "pit of Moab." In the bible, this is the name of an ancestor of a family of Babylonian exiles, and the name of the father of Hashub
  52. PAIAN (Παιάν): Variant spelling of Greek Paion, meaning "healer." 
  53. PAION (Παίων): Greek name meaning "healer." In mythology, this is the name of a physician god.
  54. PARKER: English occupational surname transferred to forename use, from Middle English parc "park," hence "park-keeper." Note: in the Middle Ages a park was an enclosed area where the park-owner hunted game.
  55. PIPER: English occupational surname transferred to unisex forename use, derived from Middle English pipere, meaning "pipe-player."
  56. PORTER: English occupational surname transferred to forename use, meaning "doorkeeper."
  57. POWWAW: Native American Algonquin name meaning "priest."
  58. QENAZ (קְנַז): Hebrew name meaning "hunter." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Eliphaz and a brother of Caleb.
  59. RAB: Variant spelling of Hebrew Rav, meaning "great" or "teacher." Compare with another form of Rab.
  60. RABI (רַבִּי): Hebrew name meaning "my teacher." Compare with another form of Rabi.
  61. RASIM (راسم): Arabic name meaning "artist, designer, writer."
  62. RAV (רַב): Hebrew name meaning "great" or "teacher."
  63. RÉGIS: French occupational surname transferred to forename use, derived from Old French régir ("to rule or manage"), hence "manager, ruler."
  64. SAWYER: English occupational surname transferred to forename use, derived from Middle English saghier, meaning "to saw."
  65. SEASNÁN: Variant spelling of Gaelic Seastnán, meaning "bodyguard."
  66. SEASTNÁN: Old Gaelic name derived from the word seasuighim ("to defend; to resist"), hence "bodyguard."
  67. SEOIRSE: Irish form of Greek Georgios, meaning "earth-worker, farmer."
  68. SEÒRAS: Scottish form of Greek Georgios, meaning "earth-worker, farmer."
  69. SEPPO: Finnish myth name of a smith god, meaning "smith."
  70. SERGE: French form of Latin Sergius, possibly meaning "sergeant." 
  71. SERGEI (Сергей): Russian form of Greek Sergios, possibly meaning "sergeant." 
  72. SERGEJ: Variant spelling of Russian Sergei, possibly meaning "sergeant." 
  73. SERGEY: Variant spelling of Russian Sergei, possibly meaning "sergeant."
  74. SERGHEI: Romanian form of Greek Sergios, possibly meaning "sergeant."
  75. SERGIO: Italian, Portuguese and Spanish form of Latin Sergius, possibly meaning "sergeant."
  76. SERGIOS (Σέργιος): Greek form of Latin Sergius, possibly meaning "sergeant."
  77. SERGIU: Variant form of Romanian Serghei, possibly meaning "sergeant."
  78. SERGIUS: Roman Latin family name, possibly sharing the same etymology as "sergeant." Originally, a sergeant was a military servant whose duty it was to enforce judgments of a tribunal. 
  79. SERGIUSZ: Polish form of Greek Sergios, possibly meaning "sergeant."
  80. SEWARD: English surname transferred to forename use, from a Middle English form of Anglo-Saxon Siweard, meaning "sea guard." 
  81. SHERMAN: English occupational surname transferred to forename use, composed of the Old English elements sceara "shears" and mann "man," hence "shears-man."
  82. SIEGWARD: Old High German name composed of the elements sige "victory" and wart "guard," hence "victory guard."
  83. SIEUWERD: Dutch form of Old High German Siegward, meaning "victory guard."
  84. SIGEWEARD: Anglo-Saxon name composed of the Old English elements sige "victory" and weard "guard, protector," hence "victory guard."
  85. SIGURD: Danish and Norwegian form of Old Norse Sigurðr, meaning "victory guard." In Norse legend, this is the name of a hero of the Volsungasaga.
  86. SIGURÐR: Variant form of Old Norse Sigvarðr, meaning "victory guard." 
  87. SIGVARD: Scandinavian form of Old Norse Sigvarðr, meaning "victory guard." 
  88. SIGVARÐR: Old Norse equivalent of Old High German Siegward, composed of the elements sigr "victory" and varðr "guard," hence "victory guard." 
  89. SIÔR: Welsh form of Greek Georgios, meaning "earth-worker, farmer."
  90. SIÔRS: Welsh form of Greek Georgios, meaning "earth-worker, farmer."
  91. SIORUS: Welsh form of Greek Georgios, meaning "earth-worker, farmer."
  92. SIORYS: Variant spelling of Welsh Siorus, meaning "earth-worker, farmer."
  93. SIWARD: Middle English form of Anglo-Saxon Siweard, meaning "sea-guard."
  94. SIWEARD: Anglo-Saxon name composed of the Old English elements se "sea" and weard "guard, protect," hence "sea-guard."
  95. SJOERD: Frisian form of Old High German Siegward, meaning "victory guard."
  96. SJORS: Pet form of Dutch Jurgen or Jurriaan, meaning "earth-worker, farmer."
  97. SJURD: Norwegian form of Old Norse Sigurðr, meaning "victory guard."
  98. SPENCER: English occupational surname transferred to forename use, meaning "dispenser (of provisions)."
  99. STEW: Short form of English Stewart, meaning "steward."
  100. STEWART: English occupational surname transferred to forename use, derived from Old English stigweard, composed of the elements stig "house" and weard "guard," meaning "house guard; steward."
  101. TAITLE: Etruscan form of Latin Daedalus, meaning "cunning worker."
  102. TANNER: English occupational surname transferred to unisex forename use, derived from the Middle English word tanner, possibly from a Celtic word for "oak," a wood used in tanning, hence "tanner of skins."
  103. TAYLER: Variant spelling of English unisex Taylor, meaning "cutter of cloth, tailor."
  104. TAYLOR: English occupational surname transferred to unisex forename use, meaning "cutter of cloth, tailor."
  105. TEMPLE: English occupational surname transferred to unisex forename use, denoting someone who was employed at one of the houses called "temples," maintained by the Knights Templar.
  106. THEOPHYLACT: Short form of Latin Theophylactus, meaning "God-guard."
  107. THEOPHYLACTUS: Latin form of Greek Theophylaktos, meaning "God-guard."
  108. THEOPHYLAKTOS (Θεοφύλακτος): Ancient Greek name composed of the elements theos "god" and phylasso "to guard," hence "God-guard."
  109. THERAPON (Θεράπων): Ancient Greek name meaning "servant; worshiper."
  110. THERON (Θήρων): Greek name meaning "hunter."
  111. TOLTECATLNahuatl unisex name meaning "artist."
  112. TRANTER: English occupational surname transferred to forename use, from a name for a "peddler, hawker," who drove a wagon, derived from the Middle English word traunter, meaning "to convey."
  113. TRAVIS: English occupational surname transferred to forename use, derived from the Middle English word travis, meaning "crossing," a derivative of Old French traverser "to cross," a name used for someone who was a "collector of bridge or road tolls." 
  114. TSUTOMU (): Japanese name meaning "worker."
  115. TUCKER: English occupational surname transferred to forename use, meaning "cloth fuller."
  116. TYLAR: Variant spelling of English Tyler, meaning "roof-tiler."
  117. TYLER: English occupational surname transferred to forename use, meaning "roof-tiler."
  118. TYLOR: Variant spelling of English Tyler, meaning "roof-tiler."
  119. VANADOUR: Armenian name meaning "host; inn-keeper."
  120. WALKER: English occupational surname transferred to forename use, derived from Middle English walkere from Old English wealcere ("to walk, tread"), hence "cloth fuller." Compare with another form of Walker.
  121. WAYNE: English occupational surname transferred to forename use, meaning "cartwright; wagon-maker."
  122. WEAVER: English occupational surname transferred to forename use, from Middle English weven, meaning "to weave," hence "weaver." Compare with another form of Weaver.
  123. WEBSTER: English occupational surname transferred to forename use, from early Middle English webber, meaning "weaver."
  124. WRIGHT: English occupational surname transferred to forename use, derived from Old English wryhta/wyrhta, meaning "craftsman."
  125. XURXO: Galician-Portuguese form of Latin Georgius, meaning "earth-worker, farmer."
  126. YEGOR (Егор): Russian form of Greek Georgios, meaning "earth-worker, farmer."
  127. YIORGOS (Γιώργος): Modern form of Greek Georgios, meaning "earth-worker, farmer." 
  128. YORGOS (Γώργος): Contracted form of Greek Yiorgos, meaning "earth-worker, farmer."
  129. YORICK: Shakespeare character name, probably meant to be a variant form of Danish Jorck, meaning "earth-worker, farmer."
  130. YRIAN: Norwegian and Swedish form of Low German Jurian, meaning "earth-worker, farmer."
  131. YRJAN: Variant spelling of Norwegian/Swedish Yrian, meaning "earth-worker, farmer."
  132. YRJÄNÄ: Variant form of Finnish Yrjö, meaning "earth-worker, farmer."
  133. YRJÖ: Finnish form of Norwegian/Swedish Yrjan, meaning "earth-worker, farmer."
  134. YRKKI: Pet form of Finnish Jorkki, meaning "earth-worker, farmer."
  135. YURI: Variant spelling of Russian Yuriy, meaning "earth-worker, farmer."
  136. YURIY (Юрий): Russian form of Greek Georgios, meaning "earth-worker, farmer."

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