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Chevalier boy

First name origins & meanings:

  1. French: Knight
  2. Old English: Hunt

First name variations: Chevie, Chevrolet, Cheval, Chevall, Chevy

Last name origins & meanings:

  1. French: from Old French chevalier ‘knight’ (literally ‘horseman’, ‘rider’, from Late Latin caballarius, a derivative of caballus ‘horse’). In the Middle Ages only men of comparative wealth were able to afford the upkeep of a riding horse. It is likely that in the majority of cases the surname was originally a nickname, or an occupational name for a knight’s servant, rather than a status name, for most men of the knightly class belonged to noble families which had more specific surnames derived from their estates.
  2. A bearer of the name from Anjou is documented in 1656 in Quebec city; and another, from Rouen, is recorded in Montreal in 1670.
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August 28, 2014



Variety is the spice of life! Swap out boring sandwiches for simple and healthy alternatives, like crackers and cheese, veggie or fruit kebabs, pasta salad, or breakfast for lunch (such as yogurt and granola, or whole wheat waffles).


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