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Maggie: nickname for Margaret

Maius (Mai): (latin) month of May

maltster: brewer of malted beverages (beer) Example

Marion: (masc.) sometimes a nickname for Francis Marion (American Revolutionary War General)

Mark: a masculine given name, but also can be a nickname for Marcus or Marquis (namesake for Marquis de Lafayette of the American Revolutionary War).

Martius (Mar): (latin) month of March

mater, matria: (latin) mother; matertera, maternal aunt

Mattie: nickname for Martha

Meg: nickname for Margaret

menses: (latin) months.

mercator: merchant. Example. See also Freedom of the City

messuage: a dwelling house with adj. buildings, curtilage; term formerly had a more extended definition… a curtilage a place enclosed by a yard (court yard) originally land and buildings around a castle, etc. that is walled. Example

metes and bounds the boundaries and limits of a piece of land; metes is the limit of a surveyed tract whereas bounds are the boundaries of the adjacent tracts. In the U.S. all of the thirteen colonies plus Maine, Vermont, West Virginia, Kentucky, Tennessee and Texas use metes and bounds surveys as versus the township system of survey and description employed with federal public land states. See also TNGenNet's Metes and Bounds land report

meus (latin) my

Miami, Mima: nickname for Jemima

miles militis (mil.): (latin) soldier, warrior, knight. Example

mille: (latin) one thousand (1,000)

millwright: one who designs or builds mills. Example

Minnie: nickname for Perminia, Minerva

Mollie, Molly: nickname for Mary

Murky: nickname for America (fem.)

myth: See legend


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