Names That Mean Owner

  1. Massai
    • Origin:

      African tribe; also Italian
    • Meaning:

      "owner of land and farms"
    • Description:

      Unusual name chosen for her son by actress Nia Long, who combined it with the even more unusual literary middle name, Zhivago.
  2. Tamir
    • Origin:

      Hebrew
    • Meaning:

      "owner of many palm trees"
    • Description:

      A Near Eastern favorite, with an agreeable, evocative sound.
  3. Ahearne
    • Origin:

      Celtic
    • Meaning:

      "owner of horses"
    • Description:

      What a novel choice for those choosing to honor their Celtic heritage or love of horses (or both). One can imagine a little Ahearne running wildly through lush green fields.
  4. Sahib
    • Origin:

      Arabic
    • Meaning:

      "companion; owner"
    • Description:

      A Muslim Boy name that can have a sweet and amicable meaning — friend, or companion — or a less appealing one — master, or owner.
  5. Stedman
    • Origin:

      English
    • Meaning:

      "owner of a farmstead"
    • Description:

      Most people's sole association with this name is Oprah companion Stedman Graham -- cool and sophisticated.
  6. Hoover
    • Origin:

      German
    • Meaning:

      "owner of a patch of farmland"
    • Description:

      A huve is 40 acres of land, so the occupational name Hoover refers to the farmer who owned and worked it. Hoover also relates to the rock band, the vacuum cleaner, the dam, and former FBI head J. Edgar.