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June 14th, 2013 11:46 AM #11Junior Member
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June 14th, 2013 12:14 PM #13
German name (German root, through the Normans)... so it's a bit like how people say Jasper, Casper, etc. are Persian... they have a Persian root. However, I actually did know a German Harmon... but I've also mostly known German hippie types (hence why I assumed it was pure German... my mistake). In either case, I am neither German nor British... so it would probably qualify as "international" for me...
Last edited by tfzolghadr; June 14th, 2013 at 12:53 PM.INTJ Anthropologist Living in the centre of China, married to a Persian, and just enjoying a completely unpredictable life
Emiliana Pari 郑煜曈 7/14
Raphael Kaveh, Soren Pasha, Caspian Bardia
Beatrice Tamineh, Viola Katayoun
June 14th, 2013 01:27 PM #15
I have a pretty hefty mix of cultural ties, so I feel like I could "get away with" using names from languages other than English fairly easily if I were raising my kids in Canada because a lot of the international names I love are either names that go with my family's lineage (German/Austrian/Transylvanian Saxon, Hungarian, Romanian, Scottish), or with my own living experiences (French, Spanish, Basque, Catalan/ Valencian).
Rafael (not gonna lie, I like this because I like Rafa Nadal)
Pau- I'd totally use this!
* = couldn't/wouldn't use for a cultural/ linguistic reason (ie: I'm not Italian, Turkish, Irish, Russian, Portuguese, or Dutch)Lucia
travel. teach. learn.
20-something, name aficionada
Sela Ivy, Vivian Lilac and Bastian Ivor, Joscelin Amos
June 17th, 2013 12:24 AM #17
June 17th, 2013 11:49 AM #19Simon Valor | Eloise Faye | Judah Sage | Thea Marina | Felix Orion | Iris Cordelia | Roscoe Benjamin | Lydia Wren | Jasper Conroy | Phaedra Naomi | Adrian Bruno | Lucinda 'Indie' Jane | Wallace Finnegan | Sylvie Winifred | Charles 'Charlie' Elliot | Juniper Sophie | Julian 'Jules' Atlas | Matilda Sailor | Marlowe Charles | Alice Elizabeth | Jack Mariner | Marigold 'Maggie' Susan
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