Humphrey
I. biographical name 1391-1447 son of Henry IV Duke of Gloucester (the Good Duke) & Earl of Pembroke English statesman & book collector II. biographical name Hubert H(oratio) 1911-1978 American politician; vice president of the United States (1965-69)

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  • Humphrey — Humphrey, mitunter auch Humphry geschrieben, ist ein männlicher englischer Vorname. Er geht auf den altenglischen Namen Hunfrið zurück, der sich wiederum aus hun ( Stärke ) und frið ( Frieden ) zusammensetzt. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Bekannte… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Humphrey — Humphrey, AR U.S. city in Arkansas Population (2000): 806 Housing Units (2000): 365 Land area (2000): 1.360792 sq. miles (3.524436 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.360792 sq. miles (3.524436 sq …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Humphrey — m English: of Germanic origin, introduced to Britain by the Normans. It is composed of the elements hun bear cub, warrior + fred, frid peace. A form of this name (Hunfrith) existed in England before the Conquest, but it was replaced by the Norman …   First names dictionary

  • Humphrey —   [ hʌmfrɪ],    1) Doris, amerikanische Tänzerin, Choreographin und Pädagogin, * Oak Park (Illinois) 17. 10. 1895, ✝ New York 29. 12. 1958; war Lehrerin und Choreographin bei verschiedenen Ensembles (u. a. der José Limón Kompanie) und Schulen,… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Humphrey — masc. proper name, from O.E. Hunfrið, probably from P.Gmc. *hun strength + O.E. frið peace. To dine with Duke Humphrey (17c.) meant to go without a meal, though the reason for the expression now is obscure …   Etymology dictionary

  • Humphrey — (Humphry, spr. Homfri), 1) so v.w. Humfred; 2) Insel im Paumotu Archipel od. Niedrige Inseln (südöstliches Polynesien) …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Humphrey — (spr. hömmsrì), eine der brit. Manihikiinseln (s. d.) …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Humphrey — [hum′frē] n. [OE Hunfrith < Gmc * hun, strength + OE frith, peace] a masculine name: equiv. Ger. Humfried, It. Onfredo …   English World dictionary

  • Humphrey — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Cet article possède un paronyme, voir : Humphreys. Humphrey est un nom de famille et un prénom anglais, d origine continentale, porté …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Humphrey — /hum free/, n. 1. (Duke of Gloucester) 1391 1447, English soldier and statesman (youngest son of Henry IV). 2. Doris, 1895 1958, U.S. dancer, choreographer, and teacher. 3. Hubert H(oratio), 1911 78, U.S. politician: vice president 1965 69. 4. a… …   Universalium

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