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Where do your DC's names come from?

(27 Posts)
MarioandLuigi Mon 04-Jul-11 12:26:34

DS1 - Hebrew
DS2 - Scottish
DD - Irish.

sonniebonnie Mon 04-Jul-11 12:29:26


MrsRhettButler Mon 04-Jul-11 12:32:30

Dd-Hebrew or African depending on how you spell it
Dd2-due in 9 weeks is probably going to be a french name

BlueChampagne Mon 04-Jul-11 12:33:29

DS1 Irish
DS2 German

We're neither

Dexifehatz Mon 04-Jul-11 12:57:59

DS-Latin/Old English
DD2-Latin/Old English.

tammy234 Mon 04-Jul-11 13:38:19

DD - Scottish
DS - Latin

mistressploppy Mon 04-Jul-11 13:39:40

DS - Hebrew (and rock legends!)

BikeRunSki Mon 04-Jul-11 13:45:56

DS - Hebrew Hebrew Hebrew ( all Old Testament names, established as Anglicised names in common use; all have family connections)

DD (due Oct) - Hebrew, English, English (again, Hebrew name is established "English" name, and all names have family connections.

tigercametotea Mon 04-Jul-11 13:49:34

DD1 - made-up variation of a Gaelic name
DD2 - Scandinavian name that is also the name of DH's aunt
DS1 - German name

mybootsaremuddy Mon 04-Jul-11 19:39:33

DD1 Hebrew Maori Norse
DS1 Spanish Maori English
DD2 Latin Maori English
DN (who we adopted) Greek English
DS2 Hebrew Maori English? (one of the long versions is)
DD3 Latin Maori French
DS3 Latin Maori English

KenDoddsDadsDog Mon 04-Jul-11 20:22:33

DD Irish

GibberingGinger Mon 04-Jul-11 21:38:43

DD1 - English nature name
DS2 - I thought it was Scottish but looking it up it's Hebrew
DS2 - Scottish

JemimaMop Mon 04-Jul-11 21:41:20

DS1: Welsh
DS2: Welsh
DD: Welsh

Unsuprisingly we are Welsh grin My name is also Welsh, as are DH's, my sister's, my brother's, my mum's, my MIL's, FIL's, SIL's, nephews, nieces... I could go on and on!

Fifis25StottieCakes Tue 05-Jul-11 11:55:53

DD1 Irish
DD2 French or Greek - no one seems to know
DD3 English

hairypotter Tue 05-Jul-11 12:03:08

Dd1 - Hebrew
Dd2 - Hebrew

Dn1 - Hebrew
Dn2 - Hebrew

Dn - scottish

PurpleStrawberry Tue 05-Jul-11 12:34:19

DS1 - FN + MN1: Spanish, MN2 + MN3: English
DD1 - FN + MN1: Spanish, MN2 + MN3: English (from Hebrew)
DD2 - FN + MN1: Spanish, MN2: English (from French), MN3: English
DS3 - FN + MN1: Spanish, MN2: English (from German), MN3: English/Spanish (from Hebrew)

Ringosbaby Tue 05-Jul-11 12:38:03

DD- American
DS1- French

Have to say though, I've never heard of another girl with DD name, and DS1 name although French, is much more widely used in America, quite uncommon over here.

Snuppeline Tue 05-Jul-11 12:38:23

DD - English French Scottish

thursday Tue 05-Jul-11 12:56:58

DS - old english
DD - norman originally

ninedragons Tue 05-Jul-11 12:59:46

Both Greek.

lazylula Wed 06-Jul-11 16:14:22

Ds1- English (biblical)
Ds2- English (plus various other countries)
Dd- Irish

Bandwithering Wed 06-Jul-11 17:18:43

from a latin word
from greek

LaTristesse Wed 06-Jul-11 21:47:34

No idea, we found it on a list of Formula one drivers!

memphis83 Wed 06-Jul-11 21:50:14

DS- Old English, actually originates about aan hours drive from our house!

spiderlight Wed 06-Jul-11 22:49:51


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