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  1. #11
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    Quote Originally Posted by redwoodfey View Post
    There's also Eirlys, Welsh I think. That's IRE-liss though, maybe.
    It's AYR-liss. With Welsh, see EI say AY.
    ~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.


    ~Girls~

    Aira Rose ___, Eleni Fiorella Charlotte, Sylvia Sayuri Noor,
    Merit Eleanora Adelaide, Clover Elodie Seraphine, Bridie Scarlett Viola,
    Marguerite Cecilia Iris, Eilidh Clara Valentine.


    Sorry to anyone who read TSI. First draft was terrible. Second drafting now.

  2. #13
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    Yes, it is a name. I worked with a lady named Eris. She constantly got called Iris though.

  3. #15
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    I've only heard it used in fantasy settings, in which it is a Latin word name meaning "air." I think it's beautiful, but you know me and my magical name obsession.
    Zion Nathaniel ~ Solomon Fable ~ Balthazar Wolf ~ Malachi Sparrow nn Kai ~ Tobias Rowan ~ Endymion _____ nn Ender ~ Caspian _____
    Alice Willow ~ Ophelia Wren ~ Lucia Pearl ~ Eve Wisteria nn Evie ~ Cosima Rose ~ River _____

    GPs
    Narnia Rose, Luna Seraphine, Astoria nn Story, Illyria, Serafina, Soraya, Faerydae
    Orion Melchior North, Tobias Loki, Edmund, Frost, Oberon, Kenshin, Remiel, Atreyu

  4. #17
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    I'm with those who'd say it like Eris. I really like it-- it feels strong and direct. I also think a name with an "air" meaning would be a good contrast to Rowan.
    Gwen
    College student, bookworm, terrible influence.
    Owner of a cat: Minerva "Minnie"


    Current favorites:
    Belphoebe Cosima Sybella Ailsa Celia
    Prosper Finn August Malcolm Zephyr

  5. #19
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    Quote Originally Posted by geeknamezyo View Post
    I'm with those who'd say it like Eris. I really like it-- it feels strong and direct. I also think a name with an "air" meaning would be a good contrast to Rowan.
    Because Rowan is earthy? Or because the sounds are so different?
    My cherished daughter, Rowan Jane. ~b. 10/2011~


    Sawyer ~ Aven ~ Elowen ~ Sage ~ Eilonwy ~ Eleanor
    Morgan ~ Asher ~ ___ ~ ___ ~ Currently trying to fill the blanks...


    Trying for #2 in January 2014.

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