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Ditto this. I like Luca but dislike Pilot.
I prefer Lennon or Lennan. I'd definitely avoid Lenin because of the strong communist connotations.
I own the Llewellyn book by K.M. Sheard and I'd recommend it. It's generally accurate and has an excellent selection of names, including very obscure mythological gems. However, bear in mind that...
Lucrezia, the Italian form of Lucretia
Deianira or Deyanira, a Greek mythological name
Aino, a Finnish name from the Kalevala
Varro, probably of Etruscan origin, the...
December 30th, 2012, 09:32 AM
It rhymes with said.
I agree. I've spent a long time researching European names and have spotted mistakes and omissions in the database here. For example, Amaia is listed as Spanish - it's actually Basque. Alessandra is...
How about setting up a name facts forum on Nameberry? Where people can inquire about the meanings and origins of names that aren't in the database, and also about pronunciations.
December 28th, 2012, 04:17 PM
I like the idea of calling a girl Argentina. It sounds really pretty to me, and I'd love to visit the country sometime. And it is an real name - there was an Argentine actress called Argentina...
December 28th, 2012, 01:21 PM
Some random girls' names I've been crushing on. What do you think of them? General comments, questions and suggestions for other names are welcome.
2. Venera (is this too like...
Valentina - My favourite. It's just so wonderful and romantic sounding.
Valo - The owner of the blog Marginamia's daughter is named Valo June. I think it's lovely.
Brynja - My favourite, pronounced BRIN-ya
I'd like Guilherme to be added. It's the Portuguese form of William.
Oh, and Branca. It's the Portuguese form of Blanche/Blanca/Bianca.
And can you please add Briseis and its Spanish form...
MAY-a - Méa/Mea maybe? Or Meia.
MY-a - Maia/Maya or perhaps Mya
I like them both, but slightly prefer Marisol. It doesn't really mean "sun" (that would just be sol); it actually began as a nickname for María Soledad (Mary of Solitude). But it sounds exactly like...
Odeya (the name of an Israeli actress, Odeya Rush)
Emanuela, Seraphina, Sapphira, Coralie, Aurelia, Vashti, Mireia, Chiara, Paloma, Valentina, Valeria, Florentina, Briseida, Annabel, Eralda, Mariona, Luna... All give me an...
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