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Old 11-15-2004, 03:50 AM   #1
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What does your name mean?

This is kind of cool.

http://www.behindthename.com/

Mine:

KATHERINE f
Usage: English
Pronounced: KATH-u-rin, KATH-rin
From the Greek name Aikaterine. The etymology is debated: it could derive from the earlier Greek name Hekaterine, which came from hekateros "each of the two"; it could derive from the name of the goddess HECATE; it could be related to Greek aikia "torture"; or it could be from a Coptic name meaning "my consecration of your name". The Romans falsely derived it from Greek katharos "pure" and changed their spelling from Katerina to Katharina to reflect this. The name belonged to a 4th-century saint and martyr from Alexandria who was tortured on the famous Catherine wheel. This name was also borne by two empresses of Russia, including Catherine the Great, and by three of Henry VIII's wives.

or GAIUS (kay) m
Usage: Ancient Roman
Pronounced: GIE-us
Roman praenomen, or given name, which is of unknown meaning. This was a common Roman name, the most famous bearers being Gaius Julius Caesar, the great leader of the Roman republic, and his adopted son Gaius Octavius (later known as Augustus), the first Roman emperor.

Or KAY (2) m
Usage: Welsh Mythology
Possibly a Welsh form of GAIUS. Sir Kay was one of the knights of the Round Table in Arthurian legend.

So, what does your name mean?

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Old 11-15-2004, 03:59 AM   #2
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ELIZABETH f
Usage: English, Biblical
Pronounced: ee-LIZ-a-beth
From Elisabet, the Greek form of the Hebrew name Elisheba meaning "God is my oath"

which is odd because I actually prefer the f word.
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Old 11-15-2004, 04:04 AM   #3
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ELIZABETH f
Usage: English, Biblical
Pronounced: ee-LIZ-a-beth
From Elisabet, the Greek form of the Hebrew name Elisheba meaning "God is my oath"

which is odd because I actually prefer the f word.
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Old 11-15-2004, 04:21 AM   #4
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Patricia

From the Roman name Patricius, which meant "nobleman" in Latin.
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Old 11-15-2004, 06:06 AM   #5
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From the greek word "to fart on wood". character often associated with Jesus Christ's arch enemy who would often draw penises on jesus' face while he slept - along with other unusual tricks.
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Old 11-15-2004, 06:38 AM   #6
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Fu Lao, from the Chinese. Literally, "old man"

sometimes called Fu Ma, "horse man"

or, after 5pm, you can find me at the Fu Bar.

Oh, and on the rez, 'lone wolf', an insult, since wolves are communal.
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Old 11-15-2004, 06:57 AM   #7
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Old 11-15-2004, 12:46 PM   #8
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AVALON f
Usage: English
Pronounced: AV-a-lahn
From the name of the island paradise to which King Arthur was brought after his death. The name of this island is perhaps related to Welsh afal meaning "apple", a fruit which was often linked with paradise.
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Old 11-15-2004, 01:01 PM   #9
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my first name means "strong spirit" my middle name means "cascading waterfalls"
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Old 11-15-2004, 01:03 PM   #10
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It says I'm a freaking shrub.
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Old 11-15-2004, 01:24 PM   #11
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It says I'm a freaking shrub.
Monty Python says:Remember your shrubberies!
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Old 11-15-2004, 03:05 PM   #12
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My name means "blind". Terrific.
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Old 11-15-2004, 03:25 PM   #13
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DANIEL__ m
Usage: English, Jewish, French, German, Scandinavian, Polish, Czech, Spanish, Portuguese, Romanian, Biblical
Pronounced: DAN-yul (English), dan-YEL (French)
From the Hebrew name Daniyel meaning "God is my judge". Daniel was a Hebrew prophet whose story is told in the Book of Daniel in the Old Testament. He lived during the Jewish captivity in Babylon, where he served in the court of the king, rising to prominence by interpreting the king's dreams. The book also presents Daniel's four visions of the end of the world. Famous bearers of this name include English author Daniel Defoe, Swiss mathematician Daniel Bernoulli, and American frontiersman Daniel Boone.

And let's not forget Daniel Davis, the fine Shakeperean actor who played the butler on "Fresh Prince of Bel-Air"
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Old 11-15-2004, 03:25 PM   #14
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WTF?

Æ‹ELflRY‹__ f
Usage: Anglo-Saxon
Derived from the Old English elements æ›el "noble" and firy› "strength".
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Old 11-15-2004, 03:33 PM   #15
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you will now call me Subhasha!

Names that sound similar to SPICY: SUBHASH *thumbs up*
SUBHASH m
Usage: Indian
Means "eloquent", derived from the Sanskrit prefix su "good" combined with bhasa "speech".


JACK m
Usage: English
Pronounced: JAK
Medieval pet form of JOHN.
JOHN m
Usage: English, Biblical
Pronounced: JAHN
English form of Johannes, which was the Latin form of the Greek name Ioannes, itself derived from the Hebrew name Yochanan meaning "YAHWEH is gracious".
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