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What's In A Name Quiz 01

It's all a question of the origins of surnames and the meanings of first names (Pictures are not clues!) 10 Questions.

 
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Which of these surnames is the oldest form of 'Elizabeth' and therefore means 'My God is an oath'?

  • Ecclestone
  • Ibbott
  • Ellis
  • Beattie

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Which is the meaning of the boy's name 'Ralph'?

  • Red haired one
  • Swineherd
  • Rim (of a shield)
  • Big person

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Which of these girl's names means 'Happy'?

  • Felicia
  • Nerissa
  • Alison
  • Denise

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From which geographical feature is the surname 'Hepburn' derived?

  • A forest clearing
  • High burial mound
  • A Valley
  • The River Trent in England

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Which of these boy's names means 'Handsome One'?

  • Rodney
  • Brendan
  • Alan
  • Justin

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Which is the meaning of the girl's name 'Maisie'?

  • Blue eyes
  • Precious
  • Fruitful
  • Honouring God

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Which trade or occupation is represented by someone with the surname 'Norris'?

  • Wet nurse
  • Glove maker
  • Spear maker
  • Herdsman

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Which is the meaning of the boy's name 'Frank'?

  • A person who hopped
  • Famous power
  • Joyous
  • Free Man

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Which of these girl's names means 'Princess'?

  • Jocelyn
  • Sally
  • Prunella
  • Thelma

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From which language is the surname 'Ramsey', meaning "garlic island", derived?

  • Irish
  • Old Norse
  • Hebrew
  • Old English

 

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