Names Searched Right Now:
Results 1 to 5 of 24

Threaded View

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Mar 2011
    Location
    Cair Paravel :)
    Posts
    20,242

    Names inspired by words in other languages?

    I'm learning French/teaching myself French, so I admit I'm probably more interested in this than usual, and I wouldn't use them (I'm all too familiar with the feelings of the French on using word names like Soleil and Jolie and Miette!), but I do think it's a fun sort of GP, and I'm wondering if any of you have some favorites that fit into this category that might be a bit more off the beaten path.

    Recently in my French lessons, I came across the verb améliorer (which, admittedly, doesn't have the prettiest meaning "to improve", but it has such a pretty sound and image!), one form of which is améliore, which I think would be such a beautiful name! (ah-may-lee-ohr) It seems sort of a smoosh of Amélie and Eliora. Améliore. Améliore. Améliore.

    I also love Fiala, the Czech word for "violet".

    Any of you have any other lovelies?

    Thanks, ladies!
    Ashley | namenerd | Christian | storyteller

    List under major construction.

    Isabelle | Arianne | Olivia | Violet | Grace | Adele
    Caleb | Everett | Grant | Casper | Samuel | Rowan

    Thinking about Rhys Absalom and Sebastian Harbor Amias and Anneliese "Annie/Liesey" (if only I could find a combo!) and Lucia Charlotte today.

    I've recently started a story--join me! havengermany.blogspot.com

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •