RE: [SCA-JML] Name Game
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From: Anthony J. Bryant [SMTP:ajbryant@...]
Sent: Thursday, April 01, 2004 2:58 AM
Subject: Re: [SCA-JML] Name Game
Amanda Parker wrote:
> I'm getting fustrated, I've been reseaching names for weeks, and there not aYou'd be *very* surprised.
> lot helpful. Most sites have modern names and
> has tons of stuff for males but a verry small list for women,
> Besides I'm not sure I want a name that means pretty little flower. Thats not
> a fighters name. Is there any chance that a girl would leave home for the
> life of her own choosing, like being a merc, pirate or something and changing
> her name? Or should my sca persona just pretend to be a boy.
> If any one could be of help I would very much appriciate it.
Sumo rikishi -- among the butchest folk in Japan, traditionally speaking --
typically have names like Hamanishiki (seashore brocade), Takanotsuru (high
crane), Kitazakura (northern cherry blossom), Aminishiki (net brocade),
Toyozakura (far cherry blossom), etc. <G>
But I'll do some looking for more women's names...
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I have a Japanese persona my real life better half has a Scottish
I am right there with you. My better half's persona is Norse and we
had a 2 SCA years of discussion as to whether she would take my
nihonji name or what. She end up assuming a "regional" name and named
herself Lezlie of Silverhart, which is where we live. I am not even
sure that Lezlie is norse at all.