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Thread: Names found in a 1942 yearbook.
March 3rd, 2014 06:17 PM #1
Names found in a 1942 yearbook.
I found some refreshing older names from a 1942 yearbook... What do you think of "unique" names from back in the day?
March 3rd, 2014 06:20 PM #3
Those are some interesting names. My favorite is Rosella.Raquel-21 year old who loves names, books, and languages
Ladies: Catherine Isabella,Helena Margaret, Clara Josephine, Amelia Juliet, Louisa Genevieve, Eva Rosalind, Rose Fiammetta, Edith Lenore, Charlotte Rosamund, Eleanora Winter
Gentlemen: Asher Frederick, Nicholas Hugo, Henry Oliver, William Grey, Matthew Isaiah, Thomas Alaric, George Everett
March 3rd, 2014 06:43 PM #5Senior Member
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I love that you posted these! I really like Kenwood and Treva! I have looked through my g-g grandfather's yearbook from 1948 before and some unique ones that stuck in my mind from there were Flornella, Sosie, Brentwood and Sylvan. A lot of the vintage names like Dolores, Beatrice, Evelyn and Philomena were in his yearbook too. Such treasures!
March 3rd, 2014 08:28 PM #7Senior Member
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Elsie was my grandmas name. It's also phonetically sounds out my initials LC so I may use it for a MN for my girl. I likes Jollet and Kenwood.Current Favorites:
Girls: Ruby, June,Penelope, Pepper, Matilda, Chloe, Arya, Aurelia, Cricket, Myfawnwy
Boys: Jack, Phillip, Patrick, Sebastian, Bennett, Copper
If I had a child tomorrow I'd name it:
Ruby June or Sebastian Patrick
March 5th, 2014 01:04 AM #9Senior Member
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Ooh how inspiring! I think I'll pull out my grandparents yearbooks and see what "unique" names from the past that I can find.
My grandfather's yearbook (1938)
My grandmother's yearbook (1944)
Audley (my grandparents didn't grow up in the same area, so this is strange that there is another one)
Watson (two of them in the same grade, no less)
Christ"Don't try to be modern, it's the most old-fashioned thing there is," - Attilio, The Tiger and the Snow
Domenico/Dominic, Gianfranco/Gianpaolo, Giacomo, Antonio, Raphael, Calogero, Leopold, Angelo, Giorgio, Alban, Malachi, Dante, Mirek, Dario, Lionel, Asa
Katarina/Caterina, Irena, Silvia, Aniela, Delfina, Raffaella, Apollonia, Cecilia, Pasqualina, Rosina, Josephine, Allegra, Alba, Leokadia, Bronya, Adrasteia, Vincenza, Althea, Eurydice, Regina, Mirella, Arianell, Sonia, Talia, Leonie