Re: Name Help
- --- In email@example.com, Sara L Uckelman <liana@...> wrote:
>Thank you for the guidance, I will forward the links and feminization onto my friend, and hopefully she can speak with a herald soon.
> Quoth Sara L Uckelman:
> > Quoth "Ruth":
> > > My (female) friend is interested in joining the SCA and likes very much the
> > n
> > > ame 'Yvonne'. I've done some poking around s-gabriel and have found 'Yvon'
> > an
> > > d 'Yvonnet', both mens names.
> > These are all from the Continental Germanic masculine name <Ivo>; in
> > French, the name became both <Yvon> and <Yves>. <Yvonnet> is a
> > diminutive of <Yvon>.
> I should've noted some sources for these. Both <Yvon> and <Yvonnet>
> can be found in "French Names from Paris, 1421, 1423, & 1438"
> (http://www.ellipsis.cx/~liana/names/french/paris1423.html), and
> <Yve>, <Yves>, <Yvet>, <Yvon>, and <Yvonnet> can all be found in
> _Names in the 1292 census of Paris_
> "Given Names from Brittany, 1384-1600"
> (http://www.s-gabriel.org/names/tangwystyl/latebreton/) has both
> <Yues> and <Yuon>."
Lady Rose Atherton