Re: [SCA Newcomers] Name help please
- --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Marco and Jitka Sainte
> scraps wrote:check out
> > Well, at the risk of adding more frustration I would suggest you
> > the Academy of St Gabriel's site:period and
> > www.s-gabriel.org
> > They have some very good information on naming practices within
> > several lists of documented given names for Ireland. You cansend naming
> > requests to them and they will give you the information theyhave on that
> > particular name and point you in the right direction. And eventhough the
> > site says they'll get back to you within 3 months or some such,I've
> > alwaysI've found no
> > heard back within a week or so.
> > Just from my perusal of the documents on that site, however,
> > form of any of the names you've cited listed as part of thefeminine given
> > names in their documentation for Irish Gaelic names :( It alsowas not
> > veryLilee for the
> > common (the way it is now) to name people after things (like
> > flower lily or some such).cultures,
> I just wanted to point out that it actually was common in some
> specifically Islamic ones, to name non-Islamic female slaves afterlate and
> flowers. :) I know Jasmine was used, and some others, but it's
> I can't remember right now.Thank you both Ive decide to make my name Lelia and Im taking my
> Not disagreeing, I just found that kinda cool. :)
family name from then. I just have to learn to spell it. Besides I
love the ME culture. My Father did do some traveling in the ME
before I was born. You have both been very helpful and kind.
Peace and Love to all.
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