You are not signed in. Sign in.

Smart Baby Names: Dictionary of Baby Names, Meanings and Origins.

Share This Page:

Baby Genders

Alphabetical List

Name Origins

Boy Name: Squire

Name: Squire
Pronunciation: \s-qui-re\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: knight's companion
Origin: English
Sounds Like: Sacar, Saguaro, Seguaro, Seger, Segar, Skerry
Variant forms: Squier, Squiers, Squires, Squyre, Squyres
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 7718


Squire \s-qui-re\ as a boy's name is of Middle English origin, and the meaning of Squire is "knight's companion". Occupational name. Mostly 19th-century first name use.

Squire has 5 variant forms: Squier, Squiers, Squires, Squyre and Squyres.

Baby names that sound like Squire are Sacar, Saguaro, Seguaro, Seger, Segar and Skerry.


Squire is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#7718 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

« Previous Name Squiers
Next Name » Squires


No comments yet. Submit yours!

Feel free to comment on this page.

We would like to know what you think about this and publish your thoughts here! (top)

What say you?

  1. You may optionally give a title for this comment.

  2. Worst to best, 1 to 5, what would you rate this one?

  3. The actual content of your comment. No HTML nor whatsoever allowed.

  4. The author of this comment.

  5. 3 + 6 = ?

    Please answer the question by common sense.