onomatology of the families in Riverview.
Bagley: a name for someone who lived in a field populated by badgers
: slang for mother
Ma Bagley : means "rose" in Greek
Rhoda Bagley : derived from an Old English surname meaning "shear man"
Sherman Bagley : short for Samuel, which means "name of God" or "God has heard" in Hebrew
Breckenridge: derived from Old Norse elements meaning "bracken ridge"
: short for Henry, which means "home ruler" in German
Broke: to have no money
: to be "flat broke" is to have absolutely no money
Flat Broke : Short for Florence, meaning "prosperous, flourishing" in Latin
Flo Broke : from the name of the precious gemstone, ultimately derived from "ruber" meaning "red" in Latin
Ruby Broke : short for Skipper, meaning a master of a small ship
Skip Broke : an English nickname meaning "buck, male deer"
Buck Broke : from the English word trigger, a finger-operated lever to operate a gun
Trigger Broke : short for Susan or Susanna, meaning "lily" in Hebrew
Susie Broke : Mary means "sea of bitterness", "rebelliousness" or "wished for child" in Hebrew; Lu is short for Louisa, which is derived from Ludwig meaning "famous warrior" in German. "Mary Lu" is also the title of a famous Hebrew song from the 70s, written and sang by Tzvika Pick. The song is about a girl who aspired to become a famous popstar and ended up being broke and lonely.
Mary Lu Broke
Cantina: could be a variant of Quintana, meaning "dweller on a piece of land whose rent is one-fifth it's produce" in Spanish
: a region of France that meant "kingdom of Lothar"
Carpenter: an occupational surname for a carpenter
Rhodes: means "rose" in Greek. A variant of "Rhoda."
: from the English word hope
Hope Carpenter : an English word, most likely refers to the sound that a bee makes
Buzz Rhodes : from the English word meadow
Caspian: first used by C.S. Lewis for his character Prince Caspian in The Chronicles of Narnia; derived from the body of water called The Caspian Sea but meaning unknown
: short for William, which means "will, desire" and "helmet, protection" in German
Crosby: meaning unknown; the name of several American towns
: derived from an Old Norse name meaning "inspiration, rage, frenzy"
Odin Crosby : from the English word heather, a variety of small shrubs
Cottoneye: a possible reference to the song "Cottoneye Joe", and possibly signifying someone with an eye patch
: an occupational English surname for a hunter
Dean: an occupational surname for a dean; also means "valley"
: means "farmer, earthworker" in Greek
George Dean : short for Alfonso, meaning "noble and ready" in German
Dean: an occupational surname for a dean; also means "valley"
McGlum: derived from the English word glum, meaning unhappy
Taft: meaning unknown, could be a variant of Toft, a surname for one who hails from a place with that name
: short for Benjamin, which means "son of the south" or "son of the right hand" in Hebrew
Bennie Dean : means "home ruler" in German
Henry McGlum : variant of Melville, a Scottish surname that came from a French place name meaning "bad settlement"
Grisby: could be a variant of Grigsby, which could mean "of Grig's town/settlement"
: means "ruler of the army" in German
Walter Grisby : derived from the name Ivo, meaning "yew" in German
Yvette Grisby : from the name of the laurel tree
Kaminski: name for someone who came from the town of Kamien; "kamiñ" means "stone" in Slavic
Ivanov: means "son of Ivan" in Russian and Bulgarian
: derived from the name Radko, meaning "care"
Rayna Kaminski : variant of Yuriy, which is the Russian and Ukrainian form of George, which means "farmer, earthworker" in Greek
Yuri Ivanov : French form of Nadya, which is short for Nadezhda, meaning "hope" in Russian, Bulgarian and Macedonian
Nadine Ivanov : derived from Tatius, an Ancient Roman family name of unknown origin
Tatiana Ivanov : derived from Demetrius, which is ultimately derived from the name of the Ancient Greek goddess Demeter, meaning "earth mother" in Greek
Jones: derived from the name John, meaning "God is gracious" in Hebrew. It is a common Welsh surname
Remington: means "from the village of the raven" in Old English
: derived from Aodh, meaning "fire" in Irish
Aiden Jones : means "favour" or "grace" in Hebrew
Hannah Jones : means "from Lydia" in Greek
Lydia Remington : means "treasurer" in Persian
Jasper Remington : ultimately derived from the ancient Germanic name Avila, possibly means "desired"
Eileen Remington : means "son of Otto" in Gaelic
Cody Remington : derived from the name Christian, meaning "a Christian" in Latin. It is a Scandinavian variant of the name "Christine."
Joy: from the English word joy
: means "northman" in German. Can also refer to someone from Normandy, France
Norman Joy : short for Jennifer, which is derived from Gwenhwyfar meaning "fair, white" and "smooth" in Welsh
Jenny Joy : derived from Helen, meaning "light" in Greek
Lessen: could be a variant of Lawson, meaning "son of Laurence"
: short for Jonathan, meaning "God has given" in Hebrew
Lin: means "forest" in Mandarin
: short for Roxana, meaning "bright" or "dawn" in Persian
Roxie Lin : means "bright clearing" in Old English
Lobos: means "wolves" in both Spanish and Portuguese.
: the name of the heavenly creature, derived from the Greek word for Angel Lobos messenger.
: a combination of Maria and Sol. Maria is the Spanish, Portuguese and Italian form of Mary, which means "sea of bitterness", "rebelliousness" or "wished for child" in Hebrew. Sol means "the sun" in Spanish, Portuguese and Latin.
Marisol Lobos : Italian and Spanish form of Charlotte, which is derived from Charles - it means "man" in German.
Carlotta Lobos : a nickname for Ana in Portuguese, which is derived from Hannah, meaning "favor" or "grace" in Hebrew. It is a Potuguese and Spanish name derived from Ana, which is Spanish for "Anna" or "Anne."
Lothario: means "a successful womanizer"
: short for Donald, meaning "ruler of the world" in Gaelic
McDermott: variant of MacDermott, meaning "son of Difharmait" in Irish
: means "from Luciana" in Greek
Luke McDermott : short for Virginia, which is of unknown meaning but is associated with the Latin word for "maid, virgin"
Ginny McDermott : a Roman family name which means "greatest"
Maximus McDermott : an English surname for someone who collected tolls from a bridge, derived from the Old French "traverse" meaning to cross
Newbie: a pun on the word "new"
: means "bright fame" in German
Robert Newbie : short for Margaret, meaning "pearl" in Greek
Mags Newbie : short for Robert, meaning "bright fame" in German
Shallow: from the English word shallow, meaning "of little depth"
: a variant of Conrad, meaning "brave" and "counsel" in German
Kurt Shallow : short for Thomas, meaning "twin" in Greek
Tom Shallow : from the name of the month, derived from the name of the Roman goddess, Juno
June Shallow : a Scottish place name meaning "meadow dwelling"
Dallas Shallow : a combination of Mary - which could mean "sea of bitterness", "rebelliousness" or "wished for child" in Hebrew, and Kay - short for Katherine, which means "pure" in Greek
Shelley: means "clearing on an bank" in Old English
: derived from Constant, meaning "constant, steadfast"
Simovitch: a combination of "Sim" and the Slavic surname ending "ovitch", could mean "son of Sima" or simply "son of a sim"
: probably comes from the ancient Slavic word "Volod" - ruler
Vadim Simovitch : variant of Fatimah, meaning "to abstain" in Arabic
Fatima Simovitch : short for Elizabeth, meaning "God gave me an oath" in Hebrew
Spenster: possibly referring to the English word "spinster", which is a word for an old, unmarried woman.
: short for Eleanor, which is believed to be a form of Helen, which means "light." Also thought to be a form of Nellie Spenster Alia Aenor - which is Latin for "the other Aenor."
: derived from Lucius, meaning "light" in Latin.
Perkins: means "son of little Peter" in Welsh
: from the English word, meaning "having or bringing good fortune"
Wilson: means "son of Will"
: variant of Jedidiah, meaning "beloved of God" in Hebrew
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