Re: [SCA-JML] Name
- Noble Cousin!
Greetings from Solveig!
> did japanese woman keep there family name and not change there lastIt depends on when. Prior to the middle of the Kamakura period, the
answer is pretty much no. Generally speaking though, women have a
much better lot prior to the middle of the Kamakura period.
> and did they have a middle name or just a first and last,Well. You would have a personal name and depending on who you are and
when you are from, you would have one or more other names.
> I know men changed there name when the got to a certine age andAs I recall, women were changing their names at about twelve as
> woman did not but it's hard to find a lot on womans names.
recently as the 1930's or so. Or at least that is what I recall being
portrayed in 24 Eyes. Regardless, both boys and girls had coming of
Your Humble Servant
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- --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, shinomoto yoshinaga <frayyosh@...>
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.