Re: Arabic/Middle Eastern names
- I am assuming (maybe incorrectly) that by "decent source" you mean a
source that has a chance of getting passed by the SCA College of
With this in mind, here are some good sites:
By Master Da'ud ibn Auda on Arabic Naming Practices And Period Names
List. (NOTE: Master Da'ud ibn Auda was once Laurel King of Arms of
Arabic Personal Names from the Futuwwah by Mustapha al-Muhaddith ibn
And there is the Medieval Names Archives - Islamic Names, including
Arabic, Turkish, and Persian - The have a lot of good links on this
Hope these help.
Holli Hartman <hmhartman@p...> wrote:
> Can someone point me towards a decent source of Arabic and/orMiddle Eastern names online? Thanks!
> Margaret of Hollingford
- It's actually for something else, but if it's SCA Heralds-acceptable
than it's bound to be more than enough for non-SCA use. Thanks for
>I am assuming (maybe incorrectly) that by "decent source" you mean a--
>source that has a chance of getting passed by the SCA College of
>With this in mind, here are some good sites:
Margaret of Hollingford mka Holli Hartman
Barony of Storvik, Kingdom of Atlantia
AIM: kshhartman Yahoo!IM: hollimhartman
Argent, a fess wavy azure between three sprigs of holly proper
- Not meaning to pry, but I used to Belly-dance in Turkey and I am the
Dean of the Meridian College of Middle and Far Eastern Studies.
If you are looking for female names for ME dancers/drummers or
reasons where documentation is not a concern, I have other sites for
those (kind of) names with what the names mean.
MKA: Raine SCA: Rayne When I danced in Turkey: Yagmur - which
means (guess...- It means Rain.) I am not very creative with
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Holli Hartman <hmhartman@p...>
wrote:> It's actually for something else, but if it's SCA Heralds-
acceptable than it's bound to be more than enough for non-SCA use.
Thanks for the links!
> Margaret of Hollingford mka Holli
> Barony of Storvik, Kingdom of Atlantia
> hmhartman@p... http://pages.prodigy.net/hmhartman
> AIM: kshhartman Yahoo!IM: hollimhartman
> Argent, a fess wavy azure between three sprigs of holly proper