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From which languages do your and your Dc's names come?

(86 Posts)
Psammead Tue 12-Feb-13 11:21:16

Me: Latin
Dh: Danish
Dd1: Latin
Dd2: French

Heavensmells Thu 14-Feb-13 11:52:12

Me: Greek
DP: English
DD: French
Ds1: Hebrew
Ds2: Italian

LadyLech Thu 14-Feb-13 23:08:26

I don't know the original origins of our names, but I do know that my name and my daughters' names are French, judging by the number of times I have been asked whether I am French!

YeahBuddy Thu 14-Feb-13 23:13:13

Me: Irish
Dts1: Irish
Dts2: Irish

Future children (fingers crossed) will have Irish names as well grin

TapselteerieO Thu 14-Feb-13 23:20:26

My name is ancient, but has Celtic origin, could be considered Gaelic by some but is earlier from what I have read.
DC Gaelic and one Pictish as far as I know.
DH Irish Gaelic (he is Irish, I am Scottish).

steppemum Thu 14-Feb-13 23:29:16

me - hebrew
dp Dutch (don't know origin)
ds - hebrew
dd1 - dutch (don't know origin)
dd2 - hebrew

we aren't jewish! But like Bible names

CzarChasm Fri 15-Feb-13 04:23:36

Me - Greek
DH - Gaelic
DD - Russian
DS - Hebrew

mathanxiety Fri 15-Feb-13 04:46:18

Surname: English as can be
Me: Irish version of name originally Greek; Irish version developed based on English version of the name
exH: English version of Latin (via French)
DD1: French version of Hebrew
DD2: Hebrew
DD3: coined by Shakespeare/Latinate
DD4: Greek/Russian (at least third generation of this name in my mother's Irish family)
DS: English version of Irish name

KatherineKrupnik Fri 15-Feb-13 07:00:10

cwtchbach wondering if I know you then. Do your initials make a railway company?

Cwtchbach Fri 15-Feb-13 08:49:46

I don't think so, I go by my MN though as my Mum and Gran have same name.

KatherineKrupnik Fri 15-Feb-13 09:25:05

Yea so does tr person I'm thinking of! But you'd know what I meant about the railway so it's not you!

NoraSpect Fri 15-Feb-13 13:17:42

Me: Greek
Dh: Latin
No dc yet.

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