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The Victorian Duggars

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klein_roeschen

Surprise, surprise, my name made no 7 in my birthyear both in Germany and the US and I unfortunatly share it with the blessed little dog groomer, the queen of poopistan. For 1883 where no records available, but for 1890, I would be a Gertrud in Germany and a Bertha in the US. While I dodged Erna, the name of my paternal grandmother by one place, Gertrud was my maternal grandmother's name.  And for 1933, I would either be Renate or Margaret. And today would be either Anna or Charlotte. N

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PlentyOfJesusFishInTheSea

I'm reviving this to do Germanic Medieval Duggars, using the wonderful Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources:

http://dmnes.org/names

I'm going to do an ABC theme. I love these old compound Germanic names! So great! (Some are found in France and England but all are Germanic linguistically unless I couldn't find one; then they're Biblical.)

Josh --> Adelger "noble spear" - snicker re infidelity, snicker

Jana --> Bertegilde "bright reward"

John --> Caspar [uncertain meaning, one of the three wise men] - there don't seem to be any Germanic names starting with C, all I'm seeing is Biblical and Celtic

Jill --> Druda "strength"

Jessa --> Engelfrida "angel's peace"

Jinger --> Frothilde "wise battle"

Joseph -->Gisbern "arrow bear"

Josiah --> Helmrich "helmet ruler"

Joy-Anna --> "Ingitrude [something] strength or maiden"

Jedidiah --> Jeremias [biblical]

Jeremiah --> Ketilbern "kettle bear"

Jason --> Ludolf "people wolf"

James --> Meinbold "bold strength"

Justin --> Nadalbert "bright birth"

Jackson --> Odalgard "homestead yard"

Johanna --> Priscilla [biblical]

Jennifer --> Queneva "woman gift"

Jordyn --> Reinhilde "battle council"

Josie --> Sennehilda "battle meaning" "battle opinion"?

Why were Germanic Kettle Bears and Homestead Yards running around in ye olden days? We'll never know!

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ihaveanexamintwodays

Teehee, my century-earlier name would have been Lessie. I don't have a middle name. My fiancé's name would have been Cleve Joe (this makes me think of the Mortons...). 

I looked up some of the names I want to use for my future children O.o. My firstborn daughter could be #190 or 361 or 401.....and her two middle names would be #641 & 263 by 2018 data, haha. My firstborn son would be first-name #393, middle names could be #162 or #11 or #44. I wonder what it'll look like whenever I actually have kids lol

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Mrs Ms
On 9/4/2019 at 2:57 AM, PlentyOfJesusFishInTheSea said:

I'm reviving this to do Germanic Medieval Duggars, using the wonderful Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources:

http://dmnes.org/names

I'm going to do an ABC theme. I love these old compound Germanic names! So great! (Some are found in France and England but all are Germanic linguistically unless I couldn't find one; then they're Biblical.)

Josh --> Adelger "noble spear" - snicker re infidelity, snicker

Jana --> Bertegilde "bright reward"

John --> Caspar [uncertain meaning, one of the three wise men] - there don't seem to be any Germanic names starting with C, all I'm seeing is Biblical and Celtic

Jill --> Druda "strength"

Jessa --> Engelfrida "angel's peace"

Jinger --> Frothilde "wise battle"

Joseph -->Gisbern "arrow bear"

Josiah --> Helmrich "helmet ruler"

Joy-Anna --> "Ingitrude [something] strength or maiden"

Jedidiah --> Jeremias [biblical]

Jeremiah --> Ketilbern "kettle bear"

Jason --> Ludolf "people wolf"

James --> Meinbold "bold strength"

Justin --> Nadalbert "bright birth"

Jackson --> Odalgard "homestead yard"

Johanna --> Priscilla [biblical]

Jennifer --> Queneva "woman gift"

Jordyn --> Reinhilde "battle council"

Josie --> Sennehilda "battle meaning" "battle opinion"?

Why were Germanic Kettle Bears and Homestead Yards running around in ye olden days? We'll never know!

So, the name of my mother-in-law is on that list and no, it’s not biblical.... :goldfish:

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jillsdopplerofdoom

My name would be Loretta Mahala. Hmm, I quite like it. 

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scoutsadie

My almost-100 years ago name would be Grace Emily... my twin's would be Cordelia Lucretia (hers is much cooler than mine!).

I like the mix-up of those names as Cordelia Emily and Lucretia Grace. We'd be Cordy and Lucy. :smile:

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neurogirl
On 10/13/2019 at 8:26 PM, scoutsadie said:

I like the mix-up of those names as Cordelia Emily and Lucretia Grace. We'd be Cordy and Lucy. :smile:

That sounds like the Betsy-Tacy novels! I bet it would make a wonderful story about two playful Victorian girls. 

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rainbowbabycakes

I finally did mine... My first name was #17 the year I was born, and my middle was #6

100 years before, I would have been Laura Margaret

50 years before, it would have been Elizabeth Patricia

in 2018, I would have been Sofia Charlotte

 

My son was #87 for his first name, and 12 for his middle

100 years- Marvin Walter

50 years- Rick Joseph

2018- Ezekiel Ethan

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Wolf in Sheeples’ Clothing

100 Years Ago: Elizabeth Birdie 

50 Years Ago: Shirley Rachel 

2018: Isabella Brooklynn

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Waffle Time
catlady

Whoa.  #3 in that link makes Heistheway actually sound good.  

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WiseGirl
3 minutes ago, catlady said:

Whoa.  #3 in that link makes Heistheway actually sound good.  

You made me look. Fly-fornication has a lovely ring to it though (further down the list).

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Waffle Time
catlady

Somehow, I missed that one!

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Audrey2

Abstinence? Really? What an awful name!

Is that the name of a child you really didn't want?

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