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  1. #6
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    May 2013
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    Yeah, the Saints have wonderful names. There are a lot more, too, at Catholic.org. It's like a treasure-trove for name lovers : )
    Raphael Severus Percy Mercury Arthur Vladimir Fox Peregrine
    . . . . Rafa Pip Dart Fox . . . . . . . . .
    Marguerite Ophélie Elisabet Valentina Catherine Xochitl Aliénor Francesca
    Meg Sabet Cato Léu . . . . . .
    Lavender Felicitas Miuccia Immaculée Alceo Willem Balthasar Jannes

  2. #8
    Join Date
    Aug 2012
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    I know people called...

    Alban - guy who was a couple of years older than me at school
    Edwin - guy in my grade at school
    Finian - my second cousin's name (based in England)
    Julian - cousin
    Valentin - guy at school

    Also my boyfriend's confirmation name is Florian.
    ⋆ Margaret Mary ⋆

    Elisabeth Aurelia ⋆ Iris Christabel ⋆ Ada Marianne ⋆ Harriet Cordelia
    Dorothea Helen ⋆ Charlotte Gwen ⋆ Josephine Violet ⋆ Sarah Clementine

    Asher Benedict ⋆ Joah Valentine ⋆ Samuel Archer ⋆ Nicholas Bertram
    August Lysander ⋆ John Willoughby ⋆ Gabriel Zachariah ⋆ Tobias Nathaniel


    Current guilty pleasures: Corliss + Winston

    Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it.

  3. #10
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    Apr 2010
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    Canada
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    It's lovely to hear that Berries know people with these names. At least some of them a wearable!
    All the best,
    Mischa.

  4. #12
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    I know this thread is a year and a half old, but I have to comment anyway!...what a great list. I found the thread because I searched the name Mathurin, and lo and behold, here he is! I found Mathurin, nn Matt, in a couple of Louis L'Amour short stories and was attracted. I wanted to know if it was a "real" name. It sounded familiar, and I had to think a few minutes before I realized I was thinking of Stephen Maturin, the character from the "Master and Commander" series.

    I have met a Cillian (he was Irish), an Edwin (nn Ned), an Ivan, a Peregrine (saracita's!), and a Lucian. I have friends who know a Florian, and I follow an artist named Julian online, so those two almost count. I also know a Quinton. I fell in love with Caian during javad's name search, and several others, including Crispin, Eamon and Valerian, are already on my list.
    "He telleth the number of the stars; He calleth them all by their names."
    Psalm 147:4

    Our little Bump is due Jan-Feb 2018! Contemplating:
    Tobias ~ Jedidiah ~ Ransom
    Elanor ~ Deliverance ~ Polly

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