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Thread: Strormy Middle for Morgana
February 15th, 2013 06:04 PM #11Senior Member
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Morgana Iris Zephyrine (Iris means rainbow, yeah? Goes for the idea of the dawn after the storm, then a lovely wind sweeping through)
Morgana Prosper Zephyrine (Prosper as in a more femininised Prospero for the Tempest)
Morgana Oceane Zephyrine
Morgana Zephyr Nephele (Nephele means...cloudy? So kind of works.)
Morgana Zephyr Calypso (sea nymph/sprite)
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February 15th, 2013 06:29 PM #13Senior Member
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I love Morgana Tempest Zephyrine! I also prefer Zephyrine to Zephyr. I also like the suggestions of Morgana Elysia Zephyrine, Morgana Zephyrine Aurore and Morgana Zephyrine Dawn. Some random suggestions:
Morgana Zephyr Anemone (In Greek mythology, Anemone was a nymph who was turned into a windflower - I feel like it evokes imagery of the sea)
Morgana Calypso Zephyrine
Morgana Zephyrine Maris
Morgana Zephyrine Thora (thunder - also sounds more "normal" which I remember you saying your boyfriend wanted)
Morgana Zephyr Roxana
Morgana Zephyrine Ariel
Morgana Zephyr Ondine
Morgana Zephyr Melusine
Morgana Waverly Zephyrine
So there's a little bit more to think about! But your names are always so beautiful; I know you will get it right!
February 16th, 2013 03:34 AM #15
Hooray, another one! I don't know what I'm going to do when you actually name your child and this is all over...go into creative name withdrawal, I'm sure!
Morgana Tempest Zephyrine takes my breath away every time I look at it! I almost want to say it's the one already... veto points to Morgana Zephyr Vivienne. I too prefer Zephyrine to Zephyr, and it's a little Arthur heavy, especially if you've read Mists of Avalon.
some more stormy choices...sorry these aren't in any kind of order
Favonia - west wind
Amaya - night rain
Keshet - rainbow
Sabiya - morning eastern wind
Sanuye - red cloud at sundown
Shabina - eye of the storm
Tuule/Tuulia - wind
Yoki - rain
Vasavi - goddess of thunder and rain
Aeris - wind
Canace - child of the wind
Nirvelli - water child
Dooriya - the gypsy sea
Genevieve - white wave (reminds me of Sarah McLaughlin's Silence)
Savarna - daughter of the ocean
Thalassa - from the sea
Vanora - also white wave
Nariko - thunder child
Taima - crash of breathless thunder
Talora - dew of the morning
Brishen - born during a rain
Layali - gentle soft night (pilfered from the Hespera thread)
Amrita - holy water
Bijal - lightning
Chaya - shadow
Chandra - moonlight
Ellora - clouds
Iraja - daughter of the wind
Kecia - beautiful rain
Leila - dark as night
Ninarika - wreathed in mist
Nisha - night
Oditi - dawn
Oorja - spiritual energy
Rutuja - queen of seasons
Sarayu - wind
Svara - goddess of sound
Nonoma - thunder spirit taking the form of a bird
Liluye - soaring singing hawk
Sedna - goddess of the sea who ruled an underworld beneath the waves and made mermaids from her finger bones (reminds me of Loreena McKennitt's the Bonny Swans)Zion Nathaniel ~ Solomon Fable ~ Balthazar Wolf ~ Malachi Sparrow nn Kai ~ Tobias Rowan ~ Caspian _____
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February 16th, 2013 07:50 AM #17Senior Member
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You are all wonderful! Thanks for all the reassurance regarding Zephyrine, it's great to hear that people like it, especially with Morgana.
Rosey, I really like Aurore, Alba and Aello/Aella. They're all beautiful, and I think they fit in nicely!
Namelover, I love Klytie and Nephele. Morgana Nephele Zephyrine sounds lovely to my ears.
Niamh, Epipole is cool! And I really like Aella, it's so pretty.
raptreverie, Thank you for the triple love! Vila is gorgeous, Morgana Vila Zephyrine? I like the Eos and Aurore ones too, it's good to get some positive feedback.
cosmo, I do like Iris, it sounds beautiful in the middle there. Boyfriend is back and forth on Iris though, he vetoed it some months ago because of a girl he once knew, then he remembered her name was Erin not Iris so it was kind of back on the table, but now he's not sure. Such an idiot. I love Calypso, but seeing as Morgana is a witch name (and some think a bit questionable) I don't want to add another half baddie mythological character to her name.
Lily, Maris! Oh my, I had forgotten about this name. It's so beautiful, definitely a favourite! Thank you! I also love Waverly, it makes me so happy (also would be nice to add a more cute name amongst the seriousness of Morgana and Zephyrine). I do love Roxana as well, but a bit repetitive with two -ana endings.
Sessha, oooh so many good ones! As you might already know, most of these are too much for boyfriend, but I love them!! You're a star! Approved by boyfriend: Canace, Amaya, Liluye, Layali and Talora. I'm glad you like Morgana Tempest Zephyrine. It feels very powerful and strong minded.
We also like Maia (one of the Pleiades), Liriope (a naiad) and Olwen (I know this has nothing to do with the sea or water at all, but it would calm down the name and add a certain amount of gentleness. It means white foot prints and belonged to a woman in Welsh mythology who was so gentle, lilies grew wherever she went).
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February 16th, 2013 08:50 PM #19Senior Member
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