"lord_aharon_of_talkon " wrote:
> I have my last name set...now I need suggestions for a female, late
> period. Would really like a name either that sounds like Mercy (since
> people call me that right now, but it ain't period so...) or is maybe
> a feminine form of Joji, if there is one (can a woman use the name
> Joji in late period?). I'm not even sure if Joji is period, but I
> like the sound of it. Not sure what it means...anyone?
Well, Joji really is a guy's name.... <G>
> I'm basically looking for a cute first name that is very pronounceable
> if none of the above work. Originally, people suggested I use the
> name Raku, but I really don't want to. I'd perfer a name that sounds
> close to an english name or is super simple to spell. I do a lot of
> court things, so I'd like to keep it simple for everyone, including
Well, the "close to an English name" names you will encounter are Risa,
Mari, Naomi, and Jun -- but these are all, I think, rather modern. Short of
just providing a list that you can go through, I can't think of a way to
> I know I'll end up confusing everyone anyhow since I've been using
> Artemisia now for a year...but I've never really liked it so...HALP!
At's okay, we know who you are.
There's always "Megumi" (= "mercy/grace") but this is, also, I fear, a
modern name. I've not done that much research into common women's names to
trace their origins.