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Boy Name: Somerset

Name: Somerset
Pronunciation: \s(o)-mer-set, som(e)-rset\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: summer settlement
Origin: English
Related Names: Somers
Sounds Like: Somersby, Sommersby, Sommers
Variant forms: Sommerset, Summerset
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 45355


Somerset \s(o)-mer-set, som(e)-rset\ as a boy's name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Somerset is "summer settlement". Place name: a county in England. Made prominent as a first name by author and playwright Somerset Maugham.

Somerset has 2 variant forms: Sommerset and Summerset.

For more information, see also the related name Somers.

Baby names that sound like Somerset are Somersby, Sommersby and Sommers.

View a list of the 2 names that reference Somerset.


Somerset is not a popular first name for men but a somewhat popular surname or last name for both men and women (#45355 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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