Re: [SCA Newcomers] Name - Hrafn vs. Hrafna
Go here, and search any name you like.
Google Book search has documentation out the wazoo.
Maybe you will find what you seek.
Some books are written in other languages, too.
- Pardus of Torfoot
> I am fairly new to the SCA, and am doing research for my persona
> name. "Hrafn" seems to be a quite common Scandinavian name in
> period. I somewhat prefer the sound of (and ability of other people
> to pronounce) the variant "Hrafna", and it seems that there are a
> fair number of people in the SCA that have taken this form as a
> standalone given name.
> However, from what I have been able to look up so far, I have only
> been able to find references to this form being used in period as the
> first part of a compound name. Would anyone here happen to know the
> justification for its use as a standalone name in the SCA, or confirm
> that it is not, in fact, period? Thanks!