Origin: Latin Meaning: from Latin remora meaning “delay”. It’s a genus of fish, also known as suckerfish, because they attach themselves to other fish and boats. The remora actually got their name in the belief that their attaching themselves to the boats slowed them down. Mr. Remora is a teacher in Book 5 (The Austere Academy) who…


Origin: Irish, English Meaning: From an Irish surname meaning descendant of Bradán (which mean salmon). It’s also an English surname meaning “broad hillside” or wide valley”