Etymology

etymology
ˌɛtɪˈmɒlədʒi
noun

  • the study of the origin of words and the way in which their meanings have changed throughout history.
    “the decline of etymology as a linguistic discipline”
  • the origin of a word and the historical development of its meaning.
    plural noun: etymologies
    “the etymology of the word ‘devil’”
    synonyms: derivation, word history, development, origin, source

House of Names – https://www.houseofnames.com
Online Etymology Dictionary – http://www.etymonline.com
Surname Database – http://www.surnamedb.com