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Meaning and Origin of: Magnus boy

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First name origin & meaning:

Latin: The great one

First name variations: Manus, Magnuson, Magnum, Maghnus, Magnes, Magnuss, Manius

Last name origin & meaning:

English, Scottish, Swedish, Danish, Norwegian, German, and Dutch: from the Scandinavian personal name Magnus. This was borne by Magnus the Good (died 1047), king of Norway, who was named for the Emperor Charlemagne, Latin Carolus MagnusCharles the Great’. The name spread from Norway to the eastern Scandinavian royal houses, and became popular all over Scandinavia and thence in the English Danelaw.

Famous people who gave their babies this name: Will Ferrell, Kristy Swanson, Elizabeth Banks

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