Why is married man called husband?

@rladiga00 (1166)
India
August 24, 2006 10:14am CST
Is the titled given by married woman or husband's in-laws?
5 responses
@anup000 (219)
• India
24 Aug 06
It must be somebody's husband who has coined this word.
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• United States
24 Aug 06
I never thought about that, but than I think we can ask the same question for female. why is married women called wife.
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• United States
24 Aug 06
Why is the married woman called a wife?
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@ssh123 (31104)
• India
24 Aug 06
I donot think anybody has given tittle Husband. Probably it has come from combination of 3 or 4 words: Hus meaning house bondi (bandi?) means freeholder, bua meaning to dwell. This is according to the unabridged dictionary I have (Oxford).
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@krishna183 (2286)
• India
21 Sep 06
the same reason why a women is called wife after marriage