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Thread: I found a new name!
May 16th, 2014 06:46 AM #1
I found a new name!
I recently discovered a girl's name that I hadn't ever heard of before.
Amaranta. It's the Spanish version of the Greek Amarantha - derived from Aramantos.
I then read that another version is Amaranthe. Like Xanthe - A-maran-the.
I've fallen in love with it! I have a soft spot for Greek names (Xanthe, Ismene, Athena, Gaia, Maia etc) but this is far from my style.
It's something that I would usually classify as a guilty pleasure name, but I can see this being used, with the nickname Ama.
I can't quite pinpoint what it is about this name that I love so much, but there's just something. What do you think about it?
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May 16th, 2014 07:55 AM #3
It reminded me of One Hundred Years of Soltitude, it was used there a few times.Olympia
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May 16th, 2014 07:57 AM #5
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May 16th, 2014 11:06 AM #9
I first came across it in One Hundred Years of Solitude. Very pretty name!