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Re: [SCA Newcomers] Name - Hrafn vs. Hrafna

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  • Pardus
    http://books.google.com/ Go here, and search any name you like. Google Book search has documentation out the wazoo. Maybe you will find what you seek. Some
    Message 1 of 3 , Jul 2, 2007
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      http://books.google.com/
      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


      abussos333 wrote:
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      >
      > 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!
      >
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