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April 15th, 2013 03:24 PM #1Senior Member
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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?
April 15th, 2013 03:33 PM #3
One website I found had the girl name Bast.
http://babynamesworld.parentsconnect...g_of_Bast.htmlAnxiously awaiting the arrival of Luther's little brother November 2015!
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April 15th, 2013 05:08 PM #5
Bast is cool - Egyptian cat goddess
Avast! (sorry, lol)
April 15th, 2013 05:39 PM #7
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
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