surname transferred to forename use, having several
possible origins: 1) from the byname Draca,
meaning "snake" or "dragon." 2) from
Middle English drake, meaning "male
duck." 3) from Old Norse Draki, meaning
"snake" or "monster."
Irish name derived from Gaelic fiach, meaning "raven." In
mythology, this is the name of one of the children Lir turned into swans for 900
Variant spelling of Russian Gogol, meaning
(Го́голь): Russian name meaning "golden-eyed duck."
Variant spelling of Russian Gogol,
meaning "golden-eyed duck."
SGÀIRE: Scottish Gaelic form of the Old
Norse byname Skári, meaning "sea-mew," another name for the common
Old Norse byname meaning "sea-mew," another name for the common
ZACHERY: Anglicized form of Scottish Gaelic
Sgàire, meaning "sea-mew," another name for the common
seagull. Compare with another form of Zachery.
Gaelic name composed of the elements fionn "fair, white"
and guala "shoulder," hence "white shoulder." In
Irish mythology, this is the name of one of the children
of Lir who were turned into swans for 900 years.
Variant spelling of German Swanhild, meaning
Native American Cheyenne name meaning "small duck."
Icelandic short form of names beginning with svanr, meaning
Old Norse equivalent of German Swanhild,
composed of the elements svanr "swan" and hildr
"battle, fight," hence "swan battle." In legend, this is
the name of the daughter of Sigurðr