Name Decoder - Fathers

Charlie Swan from Twilight by Stephenie Meyer

meaningIt is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Charlie is "free man". Pet form of Charlespopular as an independent name.

Valentine Morgenstern from The Mortal Instruments by Cassandra Clare

meaningIt is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Valentine is "strong, healthy". Variant of Valentinus, the name of more than 50 saints and three Roman emperors. Despite the popular Valentine's day, Saint Valentine himself has nothing to do with romantic love. Valentinus (VAL-en) is a short form.

Christopher from Blood Oath by Samantha Coville

meaning:  It is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Christopher is "bearing Christ". Popular among early Christians. The legend of Saint Christopher as the patron saint of travelers grew from the story of a giant who made his living carrying people across a river. According to the legend, one day he carried across a child whom he discovered was actually Christ. Revived in the 1940s by the popularity of A.A. Milne's "Winnie the Pooh", whose human hero is called Christopher Robin.

1548325Dr. Henry Jones Sr. from Indiana Jones by Rob MacGregor

meaning: It is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Henry is "home ruler". Norman name that is a favored royal name (for eight kings) of England and France. Henri is a French form; Heinrich is German; Henryk is Polish.

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