Definitions

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  • proper noun An English habitational surname and place name.
  • proper noun A female given name derived from the surname. Popular in the 1930s to the 1950s in the U.S., partly because of its association with Beverly Hills ( where the stars live).
  • proper noun A male given name transferred from the surname.

Etymologies

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Old English beofor ("beaver") + lēac ("stream").

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