Name: Buckminster

Origin and Meaning of the Name Buckminster

  • Meaning:
    Goatherd; goat-man's monastery
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  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (BUK min ster)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Buckminster)
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Miscellaneous Info for Buckminster

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  • Used in:
    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    The Old English "bucc," meaning "goat," was sometimes applied to people with goat-like qualities. The "buck's minster" would be the "goat-man's monastery," strange though it may sound.

    Famous bearers include scientist Buckminster Fuller.

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