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  1. #1
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    Lightbulb Give Me Your Favorite Rare/Obscure Names!

    What are your favorite obscure/rare legitimate names?
    I'd love to find some I haven't heard of.

    Jasper Samuel Orion | Henrik Peter/Peter Henrik
    Alaric James | Theodore ?
    Charlotte Amara | Katarina Ivy | Beatrix Illyria

    Gemma | Cora | Rosalind | Luna | Elijah | Jeremy




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    Melusine (I am thinking of Melusina and Meluzina (both legitimate))
    Melisande
    Cosima
    Leontine
    Fiammetta
    Belphoebe
    Arcadia
    Romilly

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    Ondine
    Clytemnestra (she's an...interesting figure, though)
    Myrrha (her story is quite sad and weird, though)
    Polyhymnia (the muse of music and geometry)
    Galatea
    Euphrosyne (not sure on the pronunciation, though)
    Ximena

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    Just how rare and obscure do you want them? I wouldn't call these ones obscure, merely beautiful, somewhat out of the ordinary, names.

    Alatáriel
    Aliena (AL-ee-eh-na/pronounced)
    Alleyne
    Alvery
    Asha
    Athénaïs
    Aviaaja
    Clarimond
    Dagmar
    Elaphaia
    Elvina
    Fiamma
    Fíriel
    Galilea
    Gelleia
    Ivalo
    Katinka
    Katla
    Madicken
    Malvina
    Maximilienne
    Melisande
    Myfanwy
    Napoléone
    Regitze
    Théodelinde
    Undómiel
    Valinor
    Visenya
    Voirrey
    Zelia • 20s • Exporting names from Greenland & Inuit mythology
    Henry Ásgeirr Lórien • Alexander Adelin Pemba "Sasha" • Aksel Atticus Ivik • Oscar Edmund Igaluk
    Nor Valdemar Oisín • Asa Bjørnstjerne Dante • Marcel Endymion Theo • Vincent Akiva Lysander

    Cosima Ingrid Zenobia "Mimi" • Asta Ivalo Galadriel • Aviaaja Catherine Françoise "Avi" • Evelyn Brontë Cleopatra "Evie"
    Olga Alvaret Lúthien • Noor Dagmar Evangeline • Edith Faraday Thérèse "Edie" • Eleonora Gry Patricia "Ellen"

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    Quote Originally Posted by shvibziks View Post
    Just how rare and obscure do you want them? I wouldn't call these ones obscure, merely beautiful, somewhat out of the ordinary, names.
    Any level you can think of. Out of the ordinary fits. Names that aren't usually used - quirky, uncommon, unusual.

    Jasper Samuel Orion | Henrik Peter/Peter Henrik
    Alaric James | Theodore ?
    Charlotte Amara | Katarina Ivy | Beatrix Illyria

    Gemma | Cora | Rosalind | Luna | Elijah | Jeremy




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