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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Jun 2010

    Mix and Match Anglo-Saxon

    Laurence and Evelyn Whitby are both professors of Anglo-Saxon history. They have found names for their six children using traditional Anglo-Saxon naming conventions. Flip a coin to find the gender of each child - heads for a girl, tails for a boy. Choose the first element of the name from the first list (these are unisex). Combine this with an element from the second list (these are gender specific). Middle names are your choice.

    NB: This is a huge simplification of Anglo-Saxon naming conventions! Not all the combinations will result in authentic Anglo-Saxon names but some of them will.

    List One:
    Aethel-, Leof-, Aelf-, Ead-, Frithu-, Wulf-, Sige-, Wil-, Raed-, Deor-

    List Two (boys):
    -behrt, -raed, -wine, -ric, -mund, -fred,- weard, -stan, -wulf, -fric

    List Two (girls)
    -flaed,-gifu,-thryth,-wynn, -hild, -burh, -gyth, -leofu, -waru, -swith
    Raphael, Daniel, Luca, William, Alexander, Casimir
    Sophia, Amelia, Lily, Cassandra, Charlotte, Genevieve

  2. #3
    Join Date
    Oct 2014
    Laurence Whitby
    Evelyn Whitby

    DS - Aethelwine Laurence
    DD - Raedleofu Edelyn
    DS - Deorfred Xander
    DD - Frithuhild Romola
    DS - Aelfmund Jasper
    DD - Sigeflaed Beatrix
    Name loving 22 year old, married with 2 furbabies

    Girls: Tamsin, Huntlee, Charlotte, Bellamy, Romilly, Elspeth, Imogen, Greta, Annika, Helen, Gwynn
    Boys: Thatcher, Allen, George, Leland, Eberhard, Everett, Hunter, Benjamin, Casper, William, Thomas

  3. #5
    Join Date
    Jan 2013
    Far North Queensland
    Frithuwynn Georgina (13)
    Eadmund Hugo (11)
    Sigebehrt Alistair (9)
    Raedswith Hazel (8)
    Wulfric Otto (6)
    Deorhild Flora (3)
    21. One Direction. Doctor Who. Sherlock. Supernatural. Name lover.

    Young Ladies (Not all): Adelisa, Oriana, Clover, Victoria, Georgina, Amelia, Genevieve, Jemima, Edith, Adelaide, Eleanor, Ottilie, Henrietta, River, Clara, Francesca
    Adelisa Genevieve | Clara Josephine

    Young Sirs (Not all): Edmund, Rory, Louis, Niall, Frederick, Osmond, Henry, Desmond, William, James, Oliver, Rowan, Wesley, Liam, Zayn, Sherlock, Castiel, George
    Edmund Michael | George William |

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