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  1. #1
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    ast ending?

    I came across this in a fantasy context, and then I thought, "What real names end in -ast?" According to Nameberry's search, nothing. That really surprised me.

    So, are there any such names?

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    One website I found had the girl name Bast.

    http://babynamesworld.parentsconnect...g_of_Bast.html
    Ttc a baby brother or sister for Luther Wolf!

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    Bast is cool - Egyptian cat goddess

    Avast! (sorry, lol)

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    I've found Adraste (b), Jocaste (g) and Théophraste (g) which end in the -ast- sound... but aren't spelled exactly the same way. They're all French.
    Armogast, Cast, Erast, Teofrast, Vedast are all Catalan/ Valencian (eta: and all for boys).

    I don't know the frequency of usage for any of these, but they're all recognized by official language academies.
    Lucia
    Sela, Iris, Eleanora, Minerva, Lilac and Bastian "Baz", Fletcher, Edmund, Joscelin, Gideon

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