What does your name mean?

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  1. cornetgirl

    cornetgirl Active Member

    I was just idly chatting with my mother the other day and we started on meaning of names etc.

    Imagine my concern and horror when she kindly informed me the name Rachel means EWE !!!!

    Did they know that my vibrato would resemble that of a distressed mother sheep? Or are they being cruel!

    Click on this to find out whether your parents were equally cruel!

    Rach x
     
  2. Big Twigge

    Big Twigge Active Member

    Caroline means: Little womanly one; joy.
     
  3. drummergurl

    drummergurl Active Member

    Sarah, a 2-syllable girl's name of Hebrew origin, means: A princess.

    Sarah's ethnic backgrounds include Scottish and English/Welsh. It's religious association is biblical (see Ro 4:19). Entertainers with this name include Sarah Purcell (Television). Historical figures with this name include Sarah Miriam Peale (Art/Literature). It has religious backgrounds in Biblical.

    Nicknames for Sarah are Sadye, Saidee, Sal, Salaid, Sallee, Salli, Sallie, Sarer, Saretta, Sarir, Sayre, Sharai, Sharo, Sharona, Sher, Sheree, Sherie and Sherrie.





    cant say ive ever been called any of them!! but common ones are sazzles (thanx aimee), serz, celery (thank you dad), the rest apparently are impolite (so my mother says)
     
  4. Di

    Di Active Member

    Diane - Divine; From the Greek goddess of the moon!

    Now didn't you just know i was special. :biggrin:
     
  5. dyl

    dyl Active Member

    Dylan, a 2-syllable boy's name of Celtic/Welsh origin, means: One from the sea. :shock:
     
  6. Brian Kelly

    Brian Kelly Active Member

    brian

    Brian, a 2-syllable boy's name of Celtic origin, means: Honor, high; strong leader.

    Brian's ethnic backgrounds include Irish. Entertainers with this name include Brian Bedford (Stage/Theater).

    Nicknames for Brian are Brient and Brion.

    Other names associated with Brian are Briant, Brien, Bryan, Bryant and Bryon.
     
  7. Jan H

    Jan H Moderator Staff Member

    Jan: "God is gracious"

    It has the same biblical origin as "John" in English
     
  8. DublinBass

    DublinBass Supporting Member

    I'm not sure what exactly Patrick means, but I know I was named after my aunt Patty and uncle Rick.
     
  9. Big Twigge

    Big Twigge Active Member

    Patrick, a 2-syllable boy's name of Latin origin, means: Of noble birth.
     
  10. WhatSharp?

    WhatSharp? Active Member

    Stephen, a 2-syllable boy's name of Greek origin, means: Garland; crowned in victory.
     
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  12. MRSH

    MRSH Supporting Member

    Matthew - Hebrew Origin.
    Meaning - God's Gift.

    Hmmmmmmmmm..............not exactly sure what I'm God's gift to but given time I'm sure I'll come up with something :):)
     
  13. PeterBale

    PeterBale Moderator Staff Member

    Peter, from the Greek "petros" - a rock :-?
     
  14. Naomi McFadyen

    Naomi McFadyen New Member

    Naomi, a 3-syllable girl's name of Hebrew origin, means: Pleasant one.

    It's religious association is biblical (see Ru 1:1-4). Entertainers with this name include Naomi Judd (Musicians). It has religious backgrounds in Biblical.


    I have a really nice writeup of what my name means somewhere.... if I can find it I'll post it up :)
     
  15. bassinthebathroom

    bassinthebathroom Active Member

    Iain, a 2-syllable boy's name of Hebrew/Gaelic origin, means: God is gracious.

    ...indeed he is, apparently...

    Iain is Celtic/Gaelic for John, which may explain the identicalness between mine and Jan's 'definitions'...
     
  16. six pints

    six pints Active Member

    Cheryl, a 2-syllable girl's name of Germanic/French origin, means: Womanly; beloved.

    me, womanly?? seriously?? my parents wanted a boy when i was born, i wonder why they named me that?! anyone whos ever met me could never describe me as womanly anyway. as for beloved.... by who?!!
     
  17. Hi Guys, long time no post eh? My computer has been very poorly indeed, everybody say ahhh!

    Anyway, Debra means Bee-Kind Words so BZZZZZ BZZZZZ!!!!!

    And my middle name Julia means Soft Haired One-Youthful!

    Yeah Right!
     
  18. six pints

    six pints Active Member

    ahhhhhhhhh!!

    sorry.
     
  19. SuperHorn

    SuperHorn Member

    Tim - of Greek origin - To Honour God.
     
  20. michellegarbutt

    michellegarbutt Supporting Member

    Didn't need to look it up. Michelle means God like.
     
  21. ian perks

    ian perks Active Member

    Likewsise with mine spelt:Ian:)
     
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