Re: [sig] Name Question
- Here is the link to Paul's webpage that tells how to make a
I would recommend using "Mavrova" or "Mavrova doch' ".
A little trick I did when looking for female first names is to use the
search feature on the webpage and enter (f) which is what Paul uses to
denote female names. That way I could scroll through the plethora of
male names to find the few female names.
On Nov 5, 2007 1:58 PM, noli_desiste <emmiewilliams@...> wrote:
> So I had an entire day of nothing to do while trapped at the house
> waiting for the gas company to hook up my gas so I can have heat...
> (joy.) So I started researching a name. After looking at the very
> little early information for women and just trying my darndest...
> this is what I came up with... I have decided I was born in Kiev
> around 940. I found a masculine form of a name I really liked and
> added an "a" for the feminine form. I found alot examples of that
> that went back to the 2d-3d centuries. I tried to pick a traditional
> name and make a simple patronymic (dad was born w/ dark hair and
> named Mavr.) Is this possibly passable? :
> Emiliana Mavra
> • Emelian (m) -- "flattering."
> Emelian. Lived in the 9th century. [Buk 18]
> • Mavr (m) -- "dark."
> Mavr, martyr. 3rd Century. [Buk 158]
> o Dims: Mavreshko. 1253. [Mor 117]
> o Pat Vars: Maurin (Iev Maurin). 1611-2. [RIB II 264]
> • Mavra (f) -- "dark." Fem of Mavr.
> Mavra, martyr. 13-14th Centuries. [Lev 41]
> o Dims: Mavritsa (Mavritsa Vasil'eva doch'). 1634-42. [RIB II
> Thank you!