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Title: The Meaning of Names
Post by: Edward de Johns on July 08, 2008, 07:35:41 PM
Alfred - from the Old English aelfraed, meaning "elf counsel
Title: Re: The Meaning of Names
Post by: Taffy Saltwater on July 08, 2008, 07:50:22 PM
Porfiria - my dane middle name.  Latin:  she (or he) who wears purple.  You may now give obeisance.
Title: Re: The Meaning of Names
Post by: Lady Mikayla of Phoenicia on July 08, 2008, 08:27:48 PM
My mundane...first means light, middle means darkness...I'm my own Yin/Yang.
Title: Re: The Meaning of Names
Post by: Welsh Wench on July 08, 2008, 08:29:43 PM
Both my names are diminutives of the original names.
So... I am a little harvester who is a little pure.

Kind of like being a little bit pregnant. :)
Title: Re: The Meaning of Names
Post by: Tipsy Gypsy on July 08, 2008, 08:39:46 PM
Donna- "Lady"

*snerk*...they meant well!
Title: Re: The Meaning of Names
Post by: Queen_of_Navarre on July 10, 2008, 03:58:51 PM
My mundane name is Renee, which means reborn.
My S.C.A. name was Reyna Arafael which meant queen of joy.
Title: Re: The Meaning of Names
Post by: Madge Estes on July 10, 2008, 04:00:29 PM
My mundane name means "strong, womanly one."
Title: Re: The Meaning of Names
Post by: Queen Bonnie on July 11, 2008, 06:38:57 PM
 Bonnie does not mean- one who lies over the ocean! LOL!
Title: Re: The Meaning of Names
Post by: renren on July 11, 2008, 07:35:15 PM
Bonnie does not mean- one who lies over the ocean! LOL!

D'oh!
Now I can't get that same outta my head! LOL!
Title: Re: The Meaning of Names
Post by: Captain Jack Wolfe on July 11, 2008, 08:01:32 PM
Apparently I was named for a fellow beheaded by King Herod and an archangel portrayed by John Travolta.  ;D
Title: Re: The Meaning of Names
Post by: groomporter on July 11, 2008, 08:05:54 PM
Me maither had such a hell of a time giving birth tae me, she named me after Andrew, the patron St. of Scotland...   ;D
Title: Re: The Meaning of Names
Post by: Lady Nicolette on July 11, 2008, 08:56:51 PM
Named after my grandfather, Nikola.  My name means "victorious maiden" in translation.  My birth certificate states my name as "Nickie," but the Catholic church saw it differently and asked my mother for a more feminine name when I was baptised, she chose "Nicolette."  Either is legal.  Family legend has it that after the priest poured the holy water on my forehead, I said, "Let's get the hell out of here!"  (I was much older than usual at a Catholic baptism, due to my mother's illness at the time). 

My second run-in with the church was when I was confirmed.  I wanted to use "Francis," as Francis of Assisi was the one I most resonated with, with his kindness to the birds and the beasts.  Once again, I was ordered to make a choice from the feminine.  So I chose Bernadette, since she had all of those awesome visions and was brave enough to tend to lepers.  So my Catholic name is "Nicolette Bernadette." :D
Title: Re: The Meaning of Names
Post by: Lady Renee Buchanan on July 12, 2008, 04:06:01 PM
First name Renee means "reborn."  As I was 5 years ago when I received a kidney donation and got a second chance at life.  My kidneys were functioning at 8% at the time of the transplant, 0% is death.

Middle name Anne.  Per a website giving the meaning of names:  short form of names beginning with the Germanic element arn "eagle".

So I guess I am a born again eagle.
Title: Re: The Meaning of Names
Post by: maelstrom0370 on August 10, 2008, 10:07:38 AM
Let's see.....

Michael
~From the Hebrew name "Mikha'el" meaning "Who is like God?". This is a rhetorical question, implying no person is like God. Saint Michael was one of the seven archangels in Hebrew tradition and the only one identified as an archangel in the Bible. In the Book of Revelation in the New Testament he is portrayed as the leader of heaven's armies, and thus is considered the patron saint of soldiers.~

Daniel
~From the Hebrew name "Daniyyel" meaning "God is my judge". Daniel was a Hebrew prophet whose story is told in the Book of Daniel in the Old Testament. He lived during the Jewish captivity in Babylon, where he served in the court of the king, rising to prominence by interpreting the king's dreams. The book also presents Daniel's four visions of the end of the world.~

WOW! That's a LOT of Biblical mumbo-jumbo given that I can't remember the last time I was in a church and if I did set foot in one, it would probably come tumblin' down!!  ::) ;D
Title: Re: The Meaning of Names
Post by: Celtic Lady on August 10, 2008, 11:49:34 AM
My real first name (Katherine) means pure and my middle name (Mary) means bitter.
Title: Re: The Meaning of Names
Post by: Selkie on August 10, 2008, 11:28:46 PM
My mundane names, first and middle, mean " one from the ash tree meadow" and "anointed one".
Title: Re: The Meaning of Names
Post by: Silverbee on August 11, 2008, 12:43:24 AM
Deborah = bee in Hebrew.  I have a bee tattoo on my right ankle.  :D
Title: Re: The Meaning of Names
Post by: Angus on August 12, 2008, 07:50:43 PM
Augus means "One Choice"

My 'dane name means "God-like", or "He who is like God"
Title: Re: The Meaning of Names
Post by: Lady Mikayla of Phoenicia on August 12, 2008, 08:06:11 PM
Augus means "One Choice"

My 'dane name means "God-like", or "He who is like God"
Your mundane name must be a form of Michael.
Title: Re: The Meaning of Names
Post by: Angus on August 12, 2008, 08:11:32 PM
...Right you are.
Title: Re: The Meaning of Names
Post by: Capt Gabriela Fullpepper on August 13, 2008, 01:54:43 PM
My first name Delaney is Irish, Gaelic or old French with many meanings
Dark Challanger or Offspring of the Chalanger, From the Elder Tree Grove, Angel from Heaven

My middle name Alysa prounounced Alisa is a varriant of Alyssa is Greek
Bright Yellow Flower or Alyssum
Title: Re: The Meaning of Names
Post by: analise on August 27, 2008, 09:57:52 AM
Blair (my "real" name) is gaelic and means something like green field/field/battlefield (when used for the masculine, iirc)

And, apparently Analise means grace or favor.
Title: Re: The Meaning of Names
Post by: Elennare on August 27, 2008, 10:54:35 AM
Elennare means star fire in Sindarin.

...ok, so, technically that's improper syntax and it actually reads "fire star," but I took a little poetic liberty because I liked Elennare better than Narelen.
Title: Re: The Meaning of Names
Post by: Robert Phoenix on September 03, 2008, 07:25:24 PM
Robert-shinning with fame (yeah I wish)
Scott-of Scottish origin (which I'm not-close though)
Title: Re: The Meaning of Names
Post by: Dustin on September 03, 2008, 11:07:22 PM
First name, Dustin - variant of Norse Torsten, meaning Thor's stone. I was named after Dustin Hoffman.

Middle name, Chad - can't find any meanings of it, but St. Chad was Bishop of Northumbria and Mercia, and it may be derived from the Old English name Ceadda.
Title: Re: The Meaning of Names
Post by: Zoë on September 14, 2008, 07:21:41 PM
My mundane first name means "crown" in Latin.  And Zoë comes from the ancient English for "life!"  :D
Title: Re: The Meaning of Names
Post by: robert of armstrong on November 16, 2008, 05:46:38 AM

First: ROBERT 
Means "bright fame", derived from the Germanic elements hrod "fame" and beraht "bright". 

Middle: PAUL 
From the Roman family name Paulus, which meant "humble" in Latin.

Title: Re: The Meaning of Names
Post by: Poco the Pirate on November 17, 2008, 01:54:48 PM
My mundane name means concencrated to god and my Ren name means little.
Title: Re: The Meaning of Names
Post by: Manwariel on November 17, 2008, 02:03:20 PM
My real first name means pure, and my middle name means joy. Manwariel is my first name translated into Elvish.
Title: Re: The Meaning of Names
Post by: Imestra on November 23, 2008, 08:43:37 AM
First name (mundane) is Amy, which means beloved.  Who could ask for more?
Middle name Lynne is olde english meaning from the lake.   Hmm

My faire name uses all the letters in my persona phrase.  Not that I planned it that way,
just thought it was cool it turned out like that
Title: Re: The Meaning of Names
Post by: DonaCatalina on November 23, 2008, 11:00:36 AM
Meaning of the name CATALINA: Pure
Origin: Spanish
Title: Re: The Meaning of Names
Post by: jcbanner on November 30, 2008, 03:24:50 AM
First name: Justin,
Gender: Masculine
Usage: English, French, Slovene
Pronounced: JUS-tin (English), zhoo-STEN (French)  [key]

From the Roman name Iustinus, which was derived from JUSTUS. This was the name of several early saints including Justin Martyr, a Christian philosopher of 2nd century who was beheaded in Rome.

Links to...

JUSTUS
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Ancient Roman
Roman family name which meant "just" in Latin.

Middle Name: Charles,

From the Germanic name Karl, which was derived from a Germanic word which meant "man". However, an alternative theory states that it is derived from the common Germanic element heri meaning "army, warrior".
The popularity of the name in continental Europe was due to the fame of Charles the Great (742-814), commonly known as Charlemagne, a king of the Franks who came to rule over most of Europe.

Last name: Banner  Scratch that, the family name was Bubanovic before the court changed it.

Won't find Bubanovic on any name listing, but family tradition holds that it means either Big Noise or Loud Drum.

Aparently, I come from a loud family.



putting it all together:  I'm a just man who will fight for what I belive (justus) and will won't shy away from being loud about it. 8)
This is not boing to help my value based superiority complex at all    ;) :P
Title: Re: The Meaning of Names
Post by: Rani Zemirah on November 30, 2008, 12:52:38 PM
Rani is a Rroma title of great respect, equivalent to Lady and given to female clan leaders and/or wise women...
Zemirah is Hebrew, meaning Joyous Melody...

My mundane first name means Fair of Brow...
My middle name means Star of the Sea...
Title: Re: The Meaning of Names
Post by: Amras Elfwine on December 11, 2008, 07:20:27 PM
M'Dane name literally means "Manly Lovable Scot"...

M'Elvish name, Amras Ancalime',  is just the translation of muh dane name into Qualinesti.
Title: Re: The Meaning of Names
Post by: Dracconia on June 13, 2009, 12:34:51 AM
My mundane name is self explanitory: Summer Dawn......

My ren name means : Queen of Dragons
Title: Re: The Meaning of Names
Post by: RSLeask on June 15, 2009, 08:45:37 AM
My name, in its entirety:

Ryan - Gaelic origins, meaning "The little king"
Craig - Latin origins (crag), meaning "Mountain; rock"
Sylvester - Gaelic origins (silvestri), meaning "Forest; woods"

So, I am the little king of the mountains and forests.

... meaning, an elf and a dwarf got it on, and I'm the resulting bastardized half-breed offspring.   :o
Title: Re: The Meaning of Names
Post by: wyckdblyss on June 15, 2010, 10:06:13 AM
First name: Jean

God Is Gracious
 
  Gender: Unisex
Origin: Celtic/Gaelic 

Middle name: Ann

Gracious
 
  Gender: Female
Origin: Hebrew   
Title: Re: The Meaning of Names
Post by: auntiegiggles on June 15, 2010, 06:44:43 PM
First Name:  Amy
-means beloved

Middle:  Michelle
-means close to god (France) / like god (Hebrew)


So I guess I'm beloved like god.  LOL! ;D :D
Title: Re: The Meaning of Names
Post by: Wolfhawker on June 15, 2010, 09:22:41 PM
First - "William" - Anglicized version of Wilhelm, meaning "willing helm (or soldier)'
Middle - "Lee" - Gaelic - meaning 'meadow'
Last - "Bennett - Anglicized version of Benidict, meaning "blessed'

Blessed willing soldier of the meadow
Title: Re: The Meaning of Names
Post by: Rani Zemirah on June 16, 2010, 12:04:53 AM
My name, in its entirety:

Ryan - Gaelic origins, meaning "The little king"
Craig - Latin origins (crag), meaning "Mountain; rock"
Sylvester - Gaelic origins (silvestri), meaning "Forest; woods"

So, I am the little king of the mountains and forests.

... meaning, an elf and a dwarf got it on, and I'm the resulting bastardized half-breed offspring.   :o

Awfully tall for tha' particular mix, isn't ye?
Title: Re: The Meaning of Names
Post by: angusmacinnes on June 16, 2010, 12:25:10 AM
Angus--Unique one in Gaelic

Macinnes--Son of Angus--In the old language Angus came out more like MacAonghais Or Innes in English, or so I am told.

Pretty simple.
Title: Re: The Meaning of Names
Post by: Wolfhawker on June 16, 2010, 12:45:06 PM
So you are a duplicate double named thingie... I always knew you we too much trouble.  Hehheheh

Angus--Unique one in Gaelic

Macinnes--Son of Angus--In the old language Angus came out more like MacAonghais Or Innes in English, or so I am told.

Pretty simple.
Title: Re: The Meaning of Names
Post by: Poldugarian Warrior on September 13, 2010, 04:35:35 AM
David, which means beloved in Hebrew

Thomas, which means twin in Greek

so I'm beloved twin
Title: Re: The Meaning of Names
Post by: robert of armstrong on September 14, 2010, 02:17:40 AM
Here are what the names mean for my daughter (now 22 months old) and son (now 28 days old):

Abigail- a father's pride/joy (Hebrew)
Keelia- beautiful (Gaelic)
A beauty that brings her father pride - she already has me wrapped around her finger!

Evan- Young warrior
Lucas- of the light
Young warrior of the Light - a good Paladin name, no?

As for Armstrong, it was a name given for strength in battle. Historians relate the following:
An ancient king of Scotland had his horse killed under him in battle.  His armor-bearer (until this moment named Fairbairn) immediately dismounted, and single handedly lifted the fully armored king by the thigh, and set him on the saddle of his own horse.  For this timely assistance he amply rewarded him with lands on the borders, and to perpetuate the memory of so important a service, as well as the manner in which it was performed, his royal master gave him the appellation of Armstrong.

Title: Re: The Meaning of Names
Post by: Capt Robertsgrave Thighbiter on September 24, 2010, 01:46:23 PM
My first name, Albert means Noble and Bright.

My middle name, Attila, means I got beat up quite a bit in grade school.
Title: Re: The Meaning of Names
Post by: Muffin on September 24, 2010, 03:26:38 PM
My mundane first name: Amy: In French, the name Amy means- Dearly loved; Beloved. From the Old French Amee, which derives from the Latin amatus meaning loved. In common use after publication of American Louisa May Alcotts Little Women.. Other origins for the name Amy include - French, Latin-American, English.The name Amy is most often used as a girl name or female name.

and yep... Mom got it from Little Women..   :)

My mundane middle name: Marie: In French, the name Marie means- bitter sea. Other origins for the name Marie include - French, English, Hebrew.The name Marie is most often used as a girl name or female name.

So I am Dearly loved but bitter..  :D Makes sense...

 :-*




Title: Re: The Meaning of Names
Post by: LadyFae on September 24, 2010, 04:28:42 PM
I'm like Muffin- a lovable, bitter woman.  Or in name terms, Amanda Marie.
Title: Re: The Meaning of Names
Post by: Merlin the Elder on September 24, 2010, 06:09:21 PM
Although my first name, Thomas, means "twin," as someone previously stated, but my first and middle name together have a special meaning. I was named "Thomas Hale" after my dads' best friend. They joined the service together prior to WWII, served together in the Philippines, and were both captured by the Japanese. Both survived the Bataan Death March, but Tommy did not survive the POW camp.

My last name, Bertram, means "bright raven" and has a Germanic origin. Almost all of my ancestors were from Prussia and surrounding countries.
Title: Re: The Meaning of Names
Post by: Poldugarian Warrior on September 26, 2010, 10:45:47 PM
I forgot to include my last name Machcinski, which has several different spellings depending on which part of Poland your in, but it means poppyseed. So my whole name translated from the Hebrew-David-meaning beloved, the Greek-Thomas-meaning twin, and the Polish-Machcinski-meaning poppyseed. And my name is beloved twin poppyseed. The last name probably pertaining to the many poppy fields in Poland where opium was a very common drug for recreational and medicinal use, and my ancestry was probably part of the farming or sale of opium/poppies.
Title: Re: The Meaning of Names
Post by: Lady Gryphon on September 08, 2011, 03:30:00 PM
My first name in Hebrew means "Grace" 

My last name is that of a person who works with Stone or brick. 

I had the shortest name in the 1st grade all 8 letters
Title: Re: The Meaning of Names
Post by: Alexandra Johanna on September 09, 2011, 03:09:01 AM
My mundane name is Alexandra. I was named after my father, Alexander, which means "Defender of Man". Supposedly my mother was expecting twins (I have never gotten a good reason out of her as to why she would be expecting twins) so they only had twin names picked out and she didn't want to use any of them when only me showed up. I was their last child and they had no sons, so they went with Alexandra. My mother hated this name though and called me Sandy instead.  I also have no middle name, I only have an initial, which is J. My dad has a middle name, a Flemish form of John, which he shortened to just J. when they came to the USA.

I've always liked Alexandra, yet hardly anyone I know calls me that. Thanks Mom! LOL