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Hally Tweet Definition of Hally Like Definition of Hally on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. (given name, female).
     
Hamilton Tweet Definition of Hamilton Like Definition of Hamilton on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. A Scottish lowlands family name.
  2. (given name, male), transferred use of the surname.
  3. Cities in Alabama, California, Georgia, Indiana, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Texas, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin, Australia, Bermuda, Canada, New Zealand and Scotland.
     
Hank Tweet Definition of Hank Like Definition of Hank on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. (given name, male, , ); originally a shortened form of Hankin (a medieval form of John), but now only found in the United States as a pet form of Henry.
     
Hannah Tweet Definition of Hannah Like Definition of Hannah on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. (biblical character) Mother of the prophet Samuel in the Old Testament.
  2. (given name, female, from Hebrew, )
     
Harding Tweet Definition of Harding Like Definition of Harding on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. An English and Irish surname, originally a patronymic from Hard
     
Harold Tweet Definition of Harold Like Definition of Harold on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. (given name, male).
     
harper Tweet Definition of harper Like Definition of harper on Facebook
noun 
  1. A harpist.
     
Harriet Tweet Definition of Harriet Like Definition of Harriet on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. (given name, female).
     
Harris Tweet Definition of Harris Like Definition of Harris on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. An English and Welsh patronymic surname derived from Harry, the pet form of Henry
  2. w:Harris, Harris, an island in the Outer Hebrides
     
Harry Tweet Definition of Harry Like Definition of Harry on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. (given name, male, ).
     
Harvey Tweet Definition of Harvey Like Definition of Harvey on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. An English and Scottish surname derived from the Norman French given name Haerviu, from haer "battle" + vy "worthy".
  2. An Irish surname, derived from the Gaelic í hAirmheadhaigh or í hEarchaidh
  3. (given name, male) derived from the surname
     
havelock Tweet Definition of havelock Like Definition of havelock on Facebook
noun 
  1. A cap incorporating a cloth hanging down the sides and back, to protect the ears and neck; often created ad hoc by placing a kerchief on the head and holding it in place with a cap.
     
Hayley Tweet Definition of Hayley Like Definition of Hayley on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. (given name, female), the 1312nd most popular female name in the United States.<ref>http://www.namestatistics.com/search.php?name=hayley Name Statistics</ref>
  2. (given name, male).<ref>http://www.babynameguide.com/categoryunisex.asp?strGender=&strAlpha=H&strCat=Unisex&strOrder=Name Baby Name Guide</ref>
  3. An English surname.<ref>http://www.andythenamebender.com/name-meanings/Hayley.htm Andy the Name Bender</ref>
  4. A common English placename.
     
Hazel Tweet Definition of Hazel Like Definition of Hazel on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. (given name, female) from the English noun hazel
     
Helen Tweet Definition of Helen Like Definition of Helen on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. Helen of Troy, a famous beauty in classical Greek legend.
  2. (given name, female).
     
Helena Tweet Definition of Helena Like Definition of Helena on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. (given name, female), a Latinate form of Helen.
     
Henrietta Tweet Definition of Henrietta Like Definition of Henrietta on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. (given name, female).
     
Henry Tweet Definition of Henry Like Definition of Henry on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. (given name, male) popular in England since Middle Ages; name of eight kings.
     
Herb Tweet Definition of Herb Like Definition of Herb on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. A short form of the male given name Herbert.
     
Herbert Tweet Definition of Herbert Like Definition of Herbert on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. (given name, male). Diminutive: Herb.
     
Herman Tweet Definition of Herman Like Definition of Herman on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. (given name, male) rare after Middle Ages and revived in the 19th century, partly due to American immigrants from continental Europe where the name has been more popular.
     
Hester Tweet Definition of Hester Like Definition of Hester on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. A feminine given name
  2. An English surname.
     
Hetty Tweet Definition of Hetty Like Definition of Hetty on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. (given name, female, ) Diminutive of the female given names Hester and Esther.
     
Hilary Tweet Definition of Hilary Like Definition of Hilary on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. (given name, male)
  2. (given name, female)
     
Hilda Tweet Definition of Hilda Like Definition of Hilda on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. (given name, female) used since Middle Ages.
  2. w:Hilda of Whitby, St Hilda of Whitby
     
Hiram Tweet Definition of Hiram Like Definition of Hiram on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. (Old Testament) A king of Tyre.
  2. (given name, male) taken into use by Puritans in the seventeenth century.
     
Hobart Tweet Definition of Hobart Like Definition of Hobart on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. An English surname.
  1. The state capital of Tasmania (Australia).
     
Holly Tweet Definition of Holly Like Definition of Holly on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. A female given name, from the name of the tree.
     
Homer Tweet Definition of Homer Like Definition of Homer on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. Greek poet; author of the w:Iliad, Iliad and the w:Odyssey, Odyssey
  2. (given name, male)
     
Hope Tweet Definition of Hope Like Definition of Hope on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. (given name, female) from the virtue, like Faith and Charity first used by Puritans.
  2. An English and Scottish topographic surname for someone who lived in a hop, a small enclosed valley
  3. A town in Arkansas
  4. A town in British Columbia
     
Horace Tweet Definition of Horace Like Definition of Horace on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. Quintus Horatius Flaccus, a poet and philosopher of the Roman Augustan Age. Born 65 BCE in Venusia, died 27 November, 8 BCE in Rome. Horace was a contemporary and friend of Virgil. Although of low birth, Horace was admired by the Emperor Augustus and was offered, but refused, to become his private secretary.
  2. (given name, male)
     
Horatio Tweet Definition of Horatio Like Definition of Horatio on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. A male given name
     
Hortense Tweet Definition of Hortense Like Definition of Hortense on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. A female given name, the French form of the Latin Hortensia possibly derived from the word for "garden"
     
Howard Tweet Definition of Howard Like Definition of Howard on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. An English surname
  2. (given name, male). Short form: Howie
     
Hubert Tweet Definition of Hubert Like Definition of Hubert on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. (given name, male) from Germanic hug "heart, mind" + berht "bright, famous".
     
Huey Tweet Definition of Huey Like Definition of Huey on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. (uncountable) (context, surfing) Imaginary god who creates surf (waves, and associated conditions), generally used humorously.
The spilt milk would be offered as a gift to Surf God who would surely reward our kindness with sick waves. &mdash; surfingnz.com, Road Trip
  1. 6 http://www.surfingnz.com/roadtrip_no6.html
    1. (countable) an American military helicopter, the w:UH-1 Iroquois, UH-1 Iroquois
     
Hugh Tweet Definition of Hugh Like Definition of Hugh on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. (given name, male)
     
Hugo Tweet Definition of Hugo Like Definition of Hugo on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. (given name, male), latinized form of Hugh.
     
Humphrey Tweet Definition of Humphrey Like Definition of Humphrey on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. (given name, male).
     
Hunter Tweet Definition of Hunter Like Definition of Hunter on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. An occupational surname for a hunter.
  2. (given name, male) derived from the surname.
     
Huntington Tweet Definition of Huntington Like Definition of Huntington on Facebook
proper noun (wikipedia, Huntington, West Virginia)
  1. an English habitational surname for someone who lived at any of several places whose name is derived from hunta, hunter, especially from Huntingdon
  2. A city in West Virginia, United States
     

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