Meaning of Humphrey


Pronunciation: (hum'frē), [key]
— n.
  1. (Duke of Gloucester) 1391–1447, English soldier and statesman (youngest son of Henry IV).
  2. 1895–1958, U.S. dancer, choreographer, and teacher.
  3. 1911–78, U.S. politician: vice president 1965–69.
  4. a male given name: from Germanic words meaning “high” and “peace.”
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