Gender: Male Meaning of Buckminster: "monastery where deer dwell" Origin of Buckminster: English

Buckminster Origin and Meaning

The name Buckminster is a boy's name of English origin meaning "monastery where deer dwell".

Innovative architect, inventor, and thinker Buckminster (universally known as Bucky) Fuller makes this vaguely possible.

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beachbear Says:


This sounds like a fictional country bumpkin.

I'm a Banana Says:


This is really really really bad.

heathergrey Says:


it sounds like a bottle of really cheap wine

thenamer007 Says:


This doesn't sound like a name at all.

lesliemarion Says:


I adore this name. Buckminster sounds fascinating and scientific. I think of David Niven or Cary Grant playing a charming if bumbling scientist. Bucky is darling for a little boy or as a private nickname. Buck sounds like a sexy cowboy. And the obscure meaning is cool.