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    ... Thank you for the guidance, I will forward the links and feminization onto my friend, and hopefully she can speak with a herald soon. Lady Rose Atherton
    Message 1 of 4 , May 11, 2009
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      --- In scanewcomers@yahoogroups.com, Sara L Uckelman <liana@...> wrote:
      >
      > 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_
      > (http://www.ellipsis.cx/~liana/names/french/1292paris.pdf).
      > "Given Names from Brittany, 1384-1600"
      > (http://www.s-gabriel.org/names/tangwystyl/latebreton/) has both
      > <Yues> and <Yuon>."

      Thank you for the guidance, I will forward the links and feminization onto my friend, and hopefully she can speak with a herald soon.
      Lady Rose Atherton
      >
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