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Gender: Male Meaning of Menzies: "to reside, abide" Origin of Menzies: Scottish surname of Norman origin

The name Menzies is a boy's name of Scottish origin meaning "to reside, abide". Menzies and is often added to lists like Australian Baby Names: Aussie Favorites and discussed in our forums with posts like "Quick Question Thread?!".

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Traditionally pronounced "ming-iz" and thus the relationship to the jazzy Mingus, Menzies is an old Scottish surname related to the more common Manners.

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otri Says:


Sounds quite a bit like 'menses', which is rather unfortunate.

sufferinsuccatash Says:


I did a spit take when I saw this... There goes my tea

LcLauver Says:


Sounds like what women say while on their period...."got the menzies".

vintageluvs Says:


Interesting Scottish name. My great-grandfather was named Menzo, so this might be a nice way to honor him.