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  1. Humphrey(ProperNoun)

    A male given name from the Germanic languages.

    Etymology: Name of a 9th-century French saint, brought to England by Normans; Proto-Germanic *unnaną ("to grant, bestow") + *friþuz ("peace") . In Ireland it has been used to Anglicize Irish Amhlaoibh (= Olaf). [1]

  2. Humphrey(ProperNoun)

    A patronymic surname.

    Etymology: Name of a 9th-century French saint, brought to England by Normans; Proto-Germanic *unnaną ("to grant, bestow") + *friþuz ("peace") . In Ireland it has been used to Anglicize Irish Amhlaoibh (= Olaf). [1]

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  1. Humphrey

    Humphrey was a cat employed as the Chief Mouser to the Cabinet Office at 10 Downing Street, the official residence of the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, from October 1989 to 13 November 1997. Arriving as a one-year old stray, he served under the premierships of Margaret Thatcher, John Major and Tony Blair, but retired 6 months after the Blairs moved into Downing Street. He was the successor to Wilberforce. He was frequently referred to in jest by the press as an actual employee at Number 10.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Humphrey in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Humphrey in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of Humphrey in a Sentence

  1. Peter Humphrey:

    We arrive here with a heavy toll on our health, i have a prostate tumour and Ying has kidney disease. Humphrey, who has disputed allegations of wrongdoing, said during his time in jail, prison officers deliberately obstructed his requests for the appropriate medical attention.

  2. Jimmy Carter:

    According to Gandhi, the seven sins are wealth without works, pleasure without conscience, knowledge without character, commerce without morality, science without humanity, worship without sacrifice, and politics without principle. Well, Hubert Humphrey may have sinned in the eyes of God, as we all do, but according to those definitions of Gandhis, it was Hubert Humphrey without sin.

  3. Peter Humphrey:

    We arrive here with a heavy toll on our health, i have a prostate tumor and Ying has kidney disease. Humphrey, who has disputed allegations of wrongdoing, said during his time in jail, prison officers deliberately obstructed his requests for the appropriate medical attention.

  4. Marion Ross:

    Lauren Bacall was fabulous and glamorous and just a wonderful person, her husband [Humphrey Bogart] was dying when we were making this… But she was so hardworking. Claudette Colbert was a huge star and not so swell. She was tough, tough on me. But it’s good to see all that because as you start your career and you see all these people up close, you think, ‘I don’t want to be that.’ So you begin to smarten up.

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