Here are a few names which derive from colours whether by name or reminiscent of an object… Amber Blue Emerald Garnet, Gray Hazel Jade Lavender Red, Rose, Rosa, Ruby Sapphire, Scarlet, Steele Teal Violet Advertisements
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
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
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
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
Top Ten Greek Boy Names: 1. Kyros 2. Milos 3. Zacheus 4. Constantinos 5. Timotheos 6. Demetios 7. Peligius 8. Pericles 9. Thanos 10. Orion Other notable names: Elefherios, Philippos, Spyridion, Ignatios, Leandros, Lysander, Lucian and Dion.
Top Ten Roman Names: 1. Augustus, Augusta 2. Gaius, Gaia 3. Aurelius, Aurelia 4. Octavius, Octavia 5. Claudius, Claudia 6. Decimus, Decima 7. Julius, Julia 8. Lucius, Lucia 9. Flavius, Flavia 10. Cornelius. Cornelia Other notable names: Marius, Cassius, Justus, Marcus, Titus, Junius, Maximus, Severus, Quintus, Longius, Bassus, Domitius, Alecto, Alfius, Licinius, Brutus, Celsus, Sergius,… Continue reading Roman Names