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  1. #1
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    Post Family tree gems- what are yours? (Girls edition)

    Over the past few months, I've been delving into family genealogy. It's fun and super interesting, but I've also realized that it's HEAVEN for name-lovers! I came across some unusual names and thought I would share. Feel free to read through and your leisure and post some of your family tree gems, too! The boys' edition is here.

    Dinah
    Efa
    Margery
    Annora
    Clarrisa
    Zelphia
    Mali
    Gwenlian
    Siebelia
    Annys

    Ales
    Gainor
    Catrin
    Isold
    Idonea
    Sophronia
    Domide
    Adelicia
    Millicent
    Hawise

    Ermengarde
    Bertrade
    Osabe
    Dorathe
    Sibbell
    Elin
    Beterigia
    Elsbeth
    Verena
    Louvesia

    Alys
    Sabra
    Ira
    Lenora
    Lecresa
    Anastase
    Running Stream
    Morning Flower
    Matoaka
    Narcissus

    Huldah
    Almira
    Clarissa
    Petronella
    Maud
    Gunnhild
    Thrya
    Muriella
    Gisela
    Hildi

    Clotilda
    Hedwig
    Heluna
    Aelia
    Justinia

    And last, but definitely not least unique...

    Violator

    LOL. Curious as to the story behind that one

    What are some of your female ancestors' unique names?

  2. #3
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    You have so many interesting names on your list! As with the boys, not many unusual names here, but a couple are:

    Luella
    Effamore
    Gladys
    Writer. Name lover. Dreamer.

    Current favorites:
    Genevieve Lyra and Theodore Jon

  3. #5
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    Mine's quite tame...
    Wilma
    Alovisa
    Patricia
    Erma
    Rosa
    Charlyn
    Evelyn
    Emiliana Pari (or Valentina Hasti?) Debuts July 2014
    Soren Pasha, Caspian Bardia
    Camellia Seraphine, Jessamine Ara

  4. #7
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    @evelynmargaret - Wow, there's some very interesting names in your family tree! Mine is much tamer in comparison. I've listed middle names if known.

    Names from my mother's side (predominantly English and Scottish):

    Ann
    Audrey Irene
    Diana Elizabeth
    Dorothea May
    Elizabeth
    Esther
    Esther Elizabeth
    Isabella
    Isabella Shepherd Clayton
    Jane Caroline
    Judith
    Julia
    Lucy Jane
    Ruth
    Sarah May
    Trudy

    Names from my father's side (predominantly German):

    Agnes
    Alma Agnes
    Anna
    Anna
    Anna Maria Sophia
    Anna Rosina
    Anna Rosina
    Christine Anna
    Clara Sophia
    Ernestine
    Helen Margaret
    Hilda Susanna
    Johanne Christiane
    Margaret Mary
    Margaret Mary
    Maria
    Maria
    Maria Rosina
    Marie Elisabeth
    Last edited by sarahmezz; July 1st, 2013 at 04:15 AM.
    Alice - Beatrix - Clara - Daphne - Flora - Harriet - Mabel - Susannah

    Albert - Barnaby - Edward - Frederick - Henry - Rupert - Theodore - Walter

  5. #9
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    My grandmother was Alkasura, but it was anglicized to Alice.

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