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What are your Grandparents' names...?

(227 Posts)
purpleiris Sun 19-Dec-10 20:05:32

Mine are/were...

Dorothy
Marjorie
William
Albert

And the great-grandparents I know of (must find out the rest!)...

Alice
Wilfred

CharlotteBronteSaurus Sun 19-Dec-10 20:07:13

william x 2
margaret (molly)
winifred

perpetuallypregnant Sun 19-Dec-10 20:08:08

My grandfathers had nice names - grandmothers, not so much!

Thomas
James
Doris
Ethel

Greats (other way round!)

Herbert
John
Louisa
Sophia

norfolkBRONZEturkey Sun 19-Dec-10 20:08:44

Peggy (though that wasn't her real name)
Ernest

Cyril (known as Dave)
Betty

PaxoIsEvil Sun 19-Dec-10 20:10:14

Phyllis
Ronald
Thomas
Florence

Beatrice
George

stinkypinky Sun 19-Dec-10 20:10:21

William and Gwendolyne

Douglas and Olive

Damn I miss them sad

latermater Sun 19-Dec-10 20:10:31

John
Ruby

Frederick (Fred)
Amy

Avocadoes Sun 19-Dec-10 20:11:41

Jack & Kathleen
Kenneth & Annie

great grand parents (that I know) were:

Kathleen & Sidney
Daisy & Stanley
Cassandra & Ernest

if I ever have a son he may be Sidney, Stanley or Ernest. I love those names.

devonsmummy Sun 19-Dec-10 20:12:24

George
Alfred - known as Mick??
Joyce
Elsie

Greats -

Mildred
Gladys
Rose
George

BikeRunSki Sun 19-Dec-10 20:13:15

Mine and DH's:

Evelyn
Rex
Helen
Arthur
Fred
Elsie
Dorothy
Samuel

My GGP's that I know
Miriam
James

SandStorm Sun 19-Dec-10 20:13:57

Alice
Erica
Jurgen
Harry

latrucha Sun 19-Dec-10 20:14:15

Ethel and Harald.

Noreen and Herbert (known as Jay)

CarGirl Sun 19-Dec-10 20:15:13

Norman
Grace
Norman
Jeanie

TinselinaBumSquash Sun 19-Dec-10 20:15:29

Barbara and John
Kathy and Charles
Pam and George
Walter and Thelma

Great GP's

Alice and Charles
John and Victoria

NoahAndTheWhale Sun 19-Dec-10 20:15:43

Mine were

Ivy
Thomas
Ernest
Edna

DH's were/are

Sylvia
Humphrey
Alec
Ethel

PictureThis Sun 19-Dec-10 20:16:03

Henry and Florence (known as Harry and Rose)

Eric and Joan

4andnotout Sun 19-Dec-10 20:16:30

Kenneth Frank
Eileen Grace

Gladys Dorothy
Anthony James

sofaaddict Sun 19-Dec-10 20:19:43

Lydia
Diana

Kenneth
Arthur

That made me miss my Grandads. sad

FunkySnowSkeleton Sun 19-Dec-10 20:20:06

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

TmiEdward Sun 19-Dec-10 20:20:08

Me & DH's GPs, step GPs and GGPs in no particular order

Reginald (known as Harold)
June
Thomas
Frances
Elsie
Edwin (known as Joe)
Maggie
Henry
Hilda
Allen
Margaret (known as Ethel)
Harry

4andnotout Sun 19-Dec-10 20:20:16

Dp's were

Esther
David

Charles (Charlie)
Amy
Dp's mum despairs that I refused to use Esther for any of our dd's, my names just aren't Jewish enough grin

tinselthechaffinch Sun 19-Dec-10 20:20:21

Ewart (but known by pen name of Charles)
Margaret

Dennis
Jean

TidyHollyBush Sun 19-Dec-10 20:20:34

Grandparents
Albert
Emily
James
Elizabeth

Great Grandparents (known)
Noah
Flora
Charles
Elizabeth
Joseph
Clara
Sarah

PublicHair Sun 19-Dec-10 20:20:53

caitlin and John
harold and margaret

greats were

Kathleen and Patrick
Mary and Edward
Dorothy May and John
Mary and Seamus

pink4ever Sun 19-Dec-10 20:20:56

GPS were-
John and Mary
Myra and ?(dont know-he died before I was bornblush

GGPS-
Donald and Catherine
John and Jessie(not jessica)

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