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  1. #1
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    Red face CAF Create Your Polish Family: Dice + Namebank

    CAF Create Your Polish Family: Dice + Namebank.


    inspired by honnepon & opheliaflora.



    In order to create your Polish family, you'll need a six-sided dice:
    http://www.bgfl.org/bgfl/custom/reso...s/dice/six.htm


    Where is your home? roll the dice:

    #1. A full of folklore wooden house in the Polish Tatry Mountains.
    http://i.st-nieruchomosci-online.pl/...m-zakopane.jpg

    #2. A stylish apartment overlooking the Baltic Sea.
    http://img.hotelsystems.pl/0/_portal...nc_apatrta.jpg

    #3. A truly rural, village-style house in the Masuria Lake District.
    http://tralandiastatic.com/rental_im...bu/medium.jpeg

    #4. A full of heritage apartment in Toruń - the birthplace of Nicholaus Copernicus, the great astronomer.
    http://www.torun.webd.pl/galeria/panorama5.jpg

    #5. A romantic cottage overlooking the Vistula river, the biggest and most important river in Poland.
    http://cdn17.nieruchomosci.smcloud.n...e_17398676.jpg

    #6. A modern condo in the popular, hipster capital - Warsaw.
    http://longterm.bblog.pl/i/blog/user...e/Warszawa.jpg


    To pick your surname, please roll the dice:

    #1. Extremely common surnames (from 60.000 to 200.000 citizens wearing one of those): Nowak; Kowalski (Kowalska is feminine form); Wiśniewski (Wiśniewska is f); Kowalczyk; Kamiński (again, change -i for -a for feminine form); Lewandowski (-a); Zieliński (-a); Mazur.

    #2. Very common surnames (from 30.000 to 60.000 people): Krawczyk; Jankowski (-a); Grabowski (-a); Majewski (-a); Król; Adamczyk.

    #3. Common surnames (average): Kubiak; Konieczny (change -y for -a for feminine form); Mazurek; Sawicki (-a); Sikorski (-a); Przybysz; Wójcik.

    #4. Still common, but less: Marzec, Małek; Chmiel; Osiński (-a); Zych; Bednarz; Kasprzyk; Czerwiec.

    #5. Animal-derived surnames: Lis; Zając; Wróbel; Dudek; Zięba; Kruk; Lew; Bocian; Czajka; Koza.

    #6. Very odd (up to 500 people actually wear this surname): Klyzna; Jaros; Welka; Buchardt; Zejma; Ostyk; Maza; Baliszyn; Gawlik.

    *please note that only surnames that have (-a) written next to them have feminine form. not all the surnames have m/f forms (eg. if you pick Mazur, it's both m/f).


    Now choose the names for yourself and your husband:
    You and DH (first and middle names): http://nameberry.com/userlist/view/57084


    Now it's time to meet your kids.
    a) Roll the dice to indicate the number of kids you have.
    *If you live near the water (seaside, lake or river) add 1 to the number of children you already have.
    *If you live in the mountains, add 3 to the number you have.
    *If you live in the city (Torun or Warsaw) add one child. Two of your children are twins (your choice which ones).

    b) Roll the dice to find out the gender: 1,3,5 - it's a boy! 2,4,6 - it's a girl!
    c) Then roll the dice for each child's first name (choose from the namebank) and after roll again for the middle name.


    #1 - Top 15 popular names (2013) in Poland:
    girls: Julia, Lena, Maja, Zuzanna, Wiktoria, Amelia, Oliwia, Aleksandra, Natalia, Zofia, Hanna, Alicja, Emilia, Nikola, Maria.
    boys: Jakub, Kacper, Filip, Szymon, Jan, Michał, Antoni, Mateusz, Bartosz, Wojciech, Adam, Piotr, Aleksander, Igor, Mikołaj.

    #2 - Polish Slavic names and Slavic Mythology names:
    girls: Dobrosława "Dobrusia", Stanisława "Stasia", Dola, Rod, Boguwola, Bronisława "Bronka", Jaromira "Mira", Mirosława "Mirka", Bogumiła "Bogusia", Czesława "Czesia", Nadzieja, Tomira, Wiesława "Wiesia".
    boys: Wojciech "Wojtek", Chors, Dragomir, Przemysław "Przemek", Weles, Perun, Jarosław "Jarek", Svantevit, Waldemar "Waldek", Stanisław "Stasiek", Radosław "Radek", Lesław "Leszek", Bogdan, Mirosław "Mirek", Bogumił, Mieszko, Kazimierz "Kazik", Siemowit, Zbigniew "Zbyszek", Sławomir "Sławek", Bogusław, Lech.

    #3 - Common Polish names:
    girls: Justyna, Paulina, Katarzyna, Karolina, Dorota, Janina, Daria, Joanna, Kaja, Beata, Anita, Agnieszka, Elżbieta, Grażyna, Irena, Jadwiga, Małgorzata, Iwona, Kinga, Renata, Klara, Sara, Urszula "Ula".
    boys: Paweł, Maciej, Krzysztof, Tomasz, Dominik, Mariusz, Damian, Cezary, Bartłomiej, Bartek, Andrzej, Rafał, Grzegorz, Marcin, Jerzy, Marek, Ryszard, Sebastian.

    #4 - Unusual Polish names:
    girls: Apollonia, Pola, Edyta, Danuta, Dagmara, Malwina, Celestyna, Jolanta, Brygida, Łucja, Bogna, Aniela, Jagoda, Halina, Aldona, Bożena, Gloria, Honorata, Marianna, Julianna, Marcjanna, Rozalia.
    boys: Cyryl, Tytus, Kosma, Feliks, Emil, Florian, Fryderyk, Ignacy, Kajetan, Leopold, Marcel, Maurycy, Miłosz, Roch, Roman, Sergiusz, Serafin, Sylwester, Teodor, Zenon, Zygmunt.

    #5 - International names:
    girls: Anastazja, Nadia, Emma, Luiza, Emilia, Ewa, Liliana, Eleonora, Monika, Celina, Anna, Helena, Izabela, Klaudia, Krystyna, Laura, Magdalena, Lidia, Marta, Regina, Sylwia, Teresa, Weronika.
    boys: Robert, Adam, Fabian, Dawid, Daniel, August, Gabriel, Artur, Edmund, Marian, Henryk, Igor, Leonard, Maksymilian, Oliwer, Oskar, Stefan.

    #6 - Other mixed Polish names (were popular in 2000):
    girls: Martyna, Patrycja, Agata, Kamila, Oliwia, Inga, Dominika, Nikola, Sandra, Ewelina, Roksana, Angelika, Milena, Olga, Barbara, Ida, Adrianna, Iga.
    boys: Krystian, Wiktor, Kamil, Patryk, Łukasz, Adrian, Hubert, Karol, Konrad, Norbert, Eryk, Arkadiusz, Nikodem, Alan, Olaf, Franciszek.

    *Please note that sometimes there is the most common nickname written next to the name in "" brackets.
    *also sorry for any repeats. you cannot choose the same name twice, even if it's in two different groups.

    Hope you enjoy it!

    Marta aka senseandsensibility.

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    Where is your home?
    #4. A full of heritage apartment in Toruń - the birthplace of Nicholaus Copernicus, the great astronomer.
    http://www.torun.webd.pl/galeria/panorama5.jpg


    To pick your surname:
    #4. Still common, but less: Marzec, Małek; Chmiel; Osiński (-a); Zych; Bednarz; Kasprzyk; Czerwiec.



    Now choose the names for yourself and your husband:
    You and DH (first and middle names): http://nameberry.com/userlist/view/57084


    Now it's time to meet your kids.
    a) Roll the dice to indicate the number of kids you have.
    *If you live in the city (Torun or Warsaw) add one child. Two of your children are twins.

    DD: Lena Zuzanna
    DS: Jarek Chors
    DD/DD: girls: Katarzyna Joanna and Julianna Apollonia "Kat and Juli"
    DD: Anastazja Celina
    DS: Adrian Konrad
    SparkleNinja18
    Competitive dancer, hopeful writer, sophomore in high school, and most importantly, name obsessed.

    Bows: Adair Elowen ~ Adalyn Faith ~ Cleo Rhiannon ~ Iris Magdelen ~ Lila Romilly ~ Leonor Violet ~ Maeve Tallulah ~ Sadie Adeline ~ Thea Rowan

    Beaus: Archer Murray ~ Canaan Wilder ~ Carter Jameson ~ Jasper Elias ~ Nolan Christopher ~ Ronan August ~ Ryder Matthias ~ Torin Memphis

    Some girls are just born with glitter in their veins

  3. #5
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    DH: Fergus Dane Majewski.
    DW: Lia Veronica Majewski.

    1. Emilia Zofia Majewski.
    2. Dragomir Bogdan Majewski.
    3. Sebastian Damian Majewski.
    4. Julianna Gloria Majewski.
    5. Adam Gabriel Majewski.
    6. Olga Adrianna Majewski.

  4. #7
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    Where is your home? roll the dice:
    A romantic cottage overlooking the Vistula river, the biggest and most important river in Poland.
    http://cdn17.nieruchomosci.smcloud.n...e_17398676.jpg

    LN: Dudek

    DH: Sebastian Jakub
    DW: Zofia Katarzyna

    Konrad Wiktor
    Jaromira Dola *Mira*
    Nikola Zofia
    Current Favorites:
    Bay, Isabeau *Iso*, Lux, Phoebe, Vada
    Barrett, Grayer, Judson, Rockwell *Wells*, Solomon *Solo*

  5. #9
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    Home: #5. A romantic cottage overlooking the Vistula river, the biggest and most important river in Poland.
    http://cdn17.nieruchomosci.smcloud.n...e_17398676.jpg

    Surname: Kasprzyk
    Husband: Aron Bruno Kasprzyk
    Wife: Lidia Eliza Kasprzyk
    Children:
    Mirosława "Mirka" Kamila Kasprzyk
    Julia Elżbieta Kasprzyk
    Adrian Dragomir Kasprzyk
    Kazimierz "Kazik" Hubert Kasprzyk
    Feliks Konrad Kaspryzk

    Mirka, Julia, Adrian, Kazik, & Feliks

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