Poe

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Origin: English

Meaning: peacock.

A surname that originally derived as a nickname for a vain person.

Mr. Poe is a banker and the guardian of the Baudelaire children after the death of their parents, and was a rather bad one at that.

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  1. I’m totally charmed by this series. Names are SO fascinating!

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    1. apolla13 says:

      I’ve always thought names are fascinating. I’ve posted a link below, an article that talks about names. It’s one of my favorite articles and you might find it interesting 🙂

      http://www.llewellyn.com/journal/article/2264

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