Titled (Posh) Names

Names generally originating from noble, aristocratic or for want of a better word posh titles which can be used as names, whether you use them or not your call. King, Prince, Duke, Marquess, Earl, Count, Baron, Sir, Knight, Major, Princess, Duchess, Countess, Baroness, Lady Possible nicknames??? Marquess: Marc, Arq Earl: Arl Baron: Baz, Baro Major:… Continue reading Titled (Posh) Names

Outlandish Surnames

I have found a few different and noticeable surnames that I like, maybe you will too?? Archer and Ash Bamber, Beck, Blenkinsop and Blue Dearborn and Dobbs Chambers and Cress Easton Fortescue Gold and Goode Hale Little McHenry and Moon Newt  Oklyn and Opal Porter Quinn Simons, Snow, Starr and Sutton Terrell Vincent and Vine Worth York

Unusual Names from the Characters of Jane Austen

Jane Austen’s novels provide an insight in the lifestyle of the English Gentry and Middle class of Georgian Britain. Below is a complied list of the unusual first names used in the great novels of Austen. Augusta – A classic name, the female version of August features in Emma.  Elinor – This spelling of the name… Continue reading Unusual Names from the Characters of Jane Austen

Unusual English Surnames

Here are a few interesting  and notable English surnames I have come across:  Bratton  Touley  Beetlestone  Thurlow  Mumby  Elkington  Bradding  Elsmore  Fothergill Goddard The -Wood’s: Keywood, Wardlewood, Ellwood, Garwood, Hazelwood, Greenwood, Hopwood, Darwood, Harwood and Calderwood. The -Worth’s: Duckworth and Shuttleworth. The -Ett’s: Tuckett, Lynett, Terrett, Eyett, Warnett, Barlett, Luckett, Yarlett, Trickett, Flett, Fawcett and Senett. The -Field’s:… Continue reading Unusual English Surnames

Classic American Names

This post will feature my pick of classic all American names from the Victorian era, pre war period, the swinging sixties, Back to the 70’s -80’s, 90’s babies and the newly trending names. American Victorian Names: George, Arthur, John, Stanley and Edward. Minnie, Mary, Cora, Vera, Susie, and Pearl. Pre War Period American Names: Henry, Charles, Chester, Herbert, Earl, Gordon,… Continue reading Classic American Names