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    Honour names

    This thread was inspired by my recent discovery of the name Antonella (included in the most recent blog post). I think it's a great way to honour my recently deceased grandfather who was named Antonius (nn Anton). This got me thinking - what other names could I use to honour family members? I always thought that if I wanted to honour them, I'd just use their actual names, but it's nice to think of some alternatives, especially for babies of the opposite sex. So, I was wondering if you'd be so kind as to come up with a few alternatives for my grandparents' names listed below!

    Antonius
    Margaret
    Roy
    Audrey

    And, if you're extra keen, maybe my husband's grandparents as well...

    John
    Antonia
    Salvatore
    Maria

    I realise a few of them stand alone quite well (i.e. Audrey and Antonia), but some of the others could definitely use alternatives!
    ~ Violet Elizabeth Rose ~
    (05.06.16)


    GIRLS: AUDREY, BEATRIX, DAPHNE, ELOISE, EMILIA, FLORENCE, LOUISE, MABEL, SUSANNAH, SYLVIE
    BOYS: ARTHUR, AUGUST, DARCY, EDWARD, FREDERICK, GEORGE, HENRY, LOUIS, OSCAR, THEODORE

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    Antonella is lovely.

    What about Rory for Roy? Auden for Audrey? I like Ianto for John.
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    Thanks, Southern Maple. I'm a bit in love with Antonella at the moment! Rory is a cute suggestion for Roy; I hadn't thought of that one.
    ~ Violet Elizabeth Rose ~
    (05.06.16)


    GIRLS: AUDREY, BEATRIX, DAPHNE, ELOISE, EMILIA, FLORENCE, LOUISE, MABEL, SUSANNAH, SYLVIE
    BOYS: ARTHUR, AUGUST, DARCY, EDWARD, FREDERICK, GEORGE, HENRY, LOUIS, OSCAR, THEODORE

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