US Popularity:11944
Other Origin(s):French
Meaning:A knight's attendant; Shield carrier; Chief landowner
Squire is a masculine name of English and French origin, bearing several meanings for your knightly little one. This title was given to young noblemen who assisted knights with the prospect of becoming one themselves someday. It’s believed Squire derives from the French esquier, meaning “shield carrier.” In the 19th century, “squire” became associated with wealthy, land-owning gentlemen, adopting the meaning “chief landowner.” From its humble beginnings to its affluent end, Squire is for the noble tot ready to embark on a grand adventure—and reap the rewards.

Squire Name Popularity Data

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 1997
- 7589
from 1985
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