anker boy

First name origin & meaning:

Greek: Manly

First name variations: Ankur

Last name origins & meanings:

  1. German: from Middle High German anker ‘anchor’, applied either as an occupational name for a smith who made ships’ anchors or as a habitational name from a house identified by an anchor.
  2. English: from the Old French personal name Anchier (see Angier).
  3. Norwegian and Swedish: probably originally a Swedish soldier’s name meaning ‘anchor’. This is the name of a powerful and influential Norwegian family, who came to Christiana (Oslo) from Sweden in 1668.
  4. Danish: from a personal name, of which the first element means ‘eagle’ and the second (probably) ‘violent’.
  5. Americanized form of northern French Anquier, from a personal name of Germanic origin (see Angier).
Comments for Tankersley
 
     

highlights

The Latest and Greatest Book for Kids
Search our interactive Book Finder for the top new books for kids of all ages, brought to you by the latest book in the I, Funny series, "I Totally Funniest."

Kindergarten Readiness App Wins Gold
Our Kindergarten Readiness app won the Gold Award of Excellence in the educational category at the 2014 Communicator Awards. This valuable checklist comes with games and activities to help your child practice the essential skills she needs for kindergarten. Download the Kindergarten Readiness app today!

Top 10 Wintertime Neighborhood Games
Who says you have to stay inside when the temperature drops? Snowy weather is a great excuse to round up your neighborhood for some outdoor winter fun and games.

2015 Family-Friendly Oscar Nominees
The Oscar nominations are in, and they include several family-friendly movies. See which flicks earned a nod for Best Animated Feature Film and other awards.

Find out what is happening in each day of your pregnancy!

My due date:

Pregnancy Day By Day