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Boy Name: Scribner

Name: Scribner
Pronunciation: \s-crib-ner, sc-ri-bner\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: scribe, copier
Origin: English
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 4621

Description

Scribner \s-crib-ner, sc-ri-bner\ as a boy's name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Scribner is "scribe, copier". Occupational name that was originally "scrivener". Charles Scribner & Son was a prominent American publishing firm.

Popularity

Scribner is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#4621 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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