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Fairfax boy

First name origin & meaning:

Old English: Blond-haired

First name variations: Fairfield, Fair, Fayrfax, Fax

Last name origins & meanings:

  1. English: nickname for someone with beautiful long hair, from Middle English fair feax ‘beautiful tresses’. This was a common descriptive phrase in Middle English; the alliterative poem Sir Gawain and the Green Knight refers to ‘fair fanning fax’ encircling the shoulders of the doughty warrior.
  2. Thomas Fairfax (1693–1781), an army officer from Leeds Castle, Kent, England, first came to VA in 1735 and settled on maternal estates there as a proprietor in 1747.
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August 27, 2014



Don't be afraid of fats! Healthy fats, like those found in nuts, avocado, or cheese, make great lunch additions or snacks, and will help keep your child full until the end of the school day.


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