Gender: Male Meaning of Squire: "esquire" Origin of Squire: French

Squire Origin and Meaning

The name Squire is a boy's name of French origin meaning "esquire".

Conjures up a tweedy English country gentleman with a large paunch.

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eveyalecia Says:


And actually, this name from the French "esquier" means literally "shield carrier" and was used for knights assistants long before it came to mean "a landed proprietor (of the paunchy, English variety)."

eveyalecia Says:


This doesn't make me think of an old stodgy English bloke, it makes me think of a young knight-in-training. Still, not my style.