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Re: [SCA Newcomers] names

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  • shywolf128
    ... 10yrs ... research I ... restrictions ... course, ... is ... of ... probably ... recommend ... do the research and I can t find the name used anywhere.
    Message 1 of 92 , Oct 14, 2007
      --- In scanewcomers@yahoogroups.com, Sara L Uckelman <liana@...>
      > Quoth "shywolf128":
      > > I was given a name by former member the dragonspine realm about
      > > ago and was wondering if it is ok to use it as I have done
      research I
      > > have not the use anywhere the name is "gizelle star" I have never
      > It depends on what you mean by "ok to use". There are no
      > on the types of names that you can *use* in the SCA (though, of
      > adopting offensive names or names of well-known historical figures
      > frowned upon!). If you want to register your name with the College
      > Arms, then you'll need to show that the elements were used as name
      > elements in some pre-1600 language/culture. For that, you would
      > need to do some research (if that's what you want to do, we can
      > some good places to look, too).
      > -Aryanhwy
      > --
      > vita sine literis mors est
      > http://www.ellipsis.cx/~liana/
      >I am thinking about registering the name but as you said I need to
      do the research and I can't find the name used anywhere.
    • Lee B
      Thank you ,thank you for the kind explanation, I m so happy it passed. now i can work on a device of some sort. . where to begin!!!???    I did see a name
      Message 92 of 92 , Nov 11, 2008
        Thank you ,thank you for the kind explanation, I'm so happy it passed. now i can work on a device of some sort. . where to begin!!!???    I did see a name that is my real name backwards and added last name..  Beatrice Lillian Miller I believe.  that's my real name in reverse but minus the Miller part. thought it kinda neat. thanks again, Awyanhwy, and all that shed light on my confusion. I will patiently now await my letter!!!!
         Beatrice Lilli
        Kingdom of the East

        "Life should NOT be a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in an attractive and well preserved body, but rather to skid in sideways, dark chocolate in one hand, frozen mudslide in the other, body thoroughly used up, totally worn out and screaming ~ "WOO HOO, what a ride!!"  
        If all is not lost, Where is it???????????? Lee

        --- On Tue, 11/11/08, Sara L Uckelman <liana@...> wrote:

        From: Sara L Uckelman <liana@...>
        Subject: Re: [SCA Newcomers] info on registered names
        To: scanewcomers@yahoogroups.com
        Date: Tuesday, November 11, 2008, 1:21 PM

        Quoth Lee B:
        > =A0may I also ask a dumb question?=A0 I see that it says it was registered,=
        > does that mean it made it???=A0

        Not a dumb question at all (it's hard for the heralds to remember
        sometimes that they technical terms they use are not familiar to
        everyone!). Yes, registered means that it passed.

        > =A0If not, will i be contacted in any way when it is? or does that mean it =

        You should receive a letter confirming the registration from one of
        the heralds in your kingdom; some kingdoms have a bit of a back long
        on notifying people, though, so I can't tell you how long it will be
        before you get your letter. I will say that the results from the
        February 2008 meeting, which is when your name and device were
        registered, weren't published until July, so the delay isn't quite
        so long as it might seem!

        > o the one submitting it.?? and that i am Beatrice Lilli now???? as of Feb 0=
        > 8????? I hope it does.

        It does indeed! You are now Beatrice Lilli and no one else can
        register a name which is too similar to that.


        vita sine literis mors est
        http://www.ellipsis .cx/~liana/

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