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Thread: Gems in the family tree
April 23rd, 2013 02:52 AM #1
Gems in the family tree
My grandfathers cousin dropped off my paternal family tree and I was delighted to find a few unusual but interesting girls names:
Albertine - love! I know my husband would never agree to use it and it doesn't really go with my daughters name but its my new name crush. Personally I had never heard it before.
Ottofine - not sure I even like it but it intreages me.
Therin - love but would of thought boy, this lady was born in 1841
Elvina - with Eve, Ava and Seraphina growing in popularity this could work, but it's not one I'd use
Dorothea (b 1836) and Doretha (1855) and Doris (1913) perhaps a family name that was ajusted to suit current fashion?
Any gems in your family tree?
April 23rd, 2013 03:50 AM #3~Boys~
Jory Leander Atticus, August Eli Benedict, Casimir Mordecai Stewart,
Edmond John Meirion, Horatio Ethell Emery, Bram William Jasper,
Julian Remy Charles, Vasiliy Lochlan Michael.
Aira Rose ___, Eleni Fiorella Charlotte, Sylvia Sayuri Noor,
Merit Eleanora Adelaide, Clover Elodie Seraphine, Bridie Scarlett Viola,
Marguerite Cecilia Iris, Eilidh Clara Valentine.
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April 23rd, 2013 05:30 AM #5Senior Member
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April 23rd, 2013 06:41 AM #9
You have such interesting families! On the rare occasion my ancestors weren't calling their kids John, Mary, Elizabeth or Thomas, I found:
Horace & Harold (twins)
Joshua (like Joanna and Joyce, it was apparently amongst the more popular names around the 1700s but I still find it odd on someone born pre-1980)
And an honourary mention to the couple that named their eighth-born son David Benjamin Octavius
Actually my family were so dull in their naming choices that if they decided to use a middle or even a more 'exotic' first name like Charlotte or Edwin- that was a cause for celebration for me