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  1. #6
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    May 2013
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    Alexandria, Va, USA
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    I love Tiberius and Augustus. Maybe Tiberius more. I also go for the -us endings (see my name lists at the end....we're planning on using Marcellus as a MN, and Caius is one of my top choices EVER). We like ancient names and Latin names, too.

    Augustine is also nice, but I guess I am always wondering if it would be pronounced AugusTEEN or AuGUStine by the person wearing the name. Not that pronunciation should stop you -- my DH and I have certainly chosen names that most people often don't "get" but like later.

    Good luck!
    Our sweet kiddos include:

    Amaré Elyse
    We pronounce her name Am-uh-RAY, as you would say, "I am a ray of sunshine."

    Job Marcellus
    We call him Joby.

    Sélah Carys
    Due April 2016.

  2. #8
    Join Date
    Jul 2012
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    I think they're awesome as middle names. Just don't pair Tiberius with James or Kirk.
    Alice / Mary / Georgia / Helen / Rosa
    Edward / Samuel / George / Joseph / Ezra

  3. #10
    Join Date
    Apr 2013
    Location
    Victoria, Australia
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    I love both of these names though Augustus is my least favourite name in the August- family.
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    [COLOR="#66cc33"]Ignatius - Jasper - Hugo - Edmund - Henry - Oliver - Rupert - Felix - Percy - August - Atticus - Amias - Otto - Barnaby - Arthur - Ezra - Hector - Charles[/COLOR]
    [COLOR="#cc99cc"]Antigone - Hermione - Harriet - Cordelia - Violet - Persephone - Beatrice/Beatrix - Clementine - Ottilie - Florence - Octavia - Drusilla - Agnes - Ida - Matilda - Xanthe[/COLOR]

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    [SIZE=1]Previously ebonyeden[/SIZE]

    [RIGHT][SIZE=1]avatar is my 8th great grandmother.[/SIZE][/RIGHT][/font]

  4. #12
    Join Date
    Dec 2012
    Location
    Lijiang, China
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    Tiberius I don't like too much (feel very 'heavy' to me). But Augustus is great, and sometimes my favorite of the 'August' family. However, now that you've mentioned Aurelius, that one is definitely my favorite of all. Pascoe Aurelius is awesome! Pascoe is very Easter though, sounds slightly out of place if born nowhere near Easter time.
    Updated Name List- http://www.ebabynames.com/list/eff115- Vote away...

  5. #14
    Join Date
    Apr 2013
    Location
    Xi'An, China
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    I saw you just mentioned Aurelius... I love Aurelius or Augustus even as a fn... However, Tiberius I would only use as a mn. Tiberius feels regal, but heavy. Aurelius and Augustus are both much lighter. Between the two, I much prefer Aurelius- who doesn't love Marcus Aurelius. Plus, it's more unique to me than Augustus...
    Emiliana Pari 郑煜曈 '14

    XX: Artemisia Baran, Ilaria Katayoun, Acadia Laleh, Rosalind Soraya, Camellia Sitareh, Aida Tahmineh

    XY: Raphael Artin, Soren Pasha, Caspian Bardia, Aryo Matthias, Lorenzo Kaveh

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