Life in the Elysian Fields was one of perfect bliss and joy.
Fauneil possibly French, this is a surname also. I encountered it as a woman's name, however.
In the devotional medal above, the assassins
have a rope or ribbon to strangle Godelieve
Saint Godelieve, a pious Christian
woman, was murdered on her husband's command.
Heriberto - Spanish, from the Germanic name Herbert, which comes from 'hari' meaning 'army' and 'beraht' meaning 'bright' (according to behindthename.com).
Isembart - Saxon, from "isern" meaning 'iron and steel' and 'beraht' meaning 'bright'. Beraht came from 'barta' which was the Saxon name for a broad axe. There is a medieval poem that described the deeds of the knight Isembart with his cohort, Gormont, a Moor. Not the book pictured below, necessarily, that was just a nice picture to go with the name.
I will get around to reading the epics, when I can pull my nose out of the book I came across that FINALLY after hours of research gave me the origin of the name Isembart, which is
By Henry Harrison
Which is nice resource and available on Google Books.
Jubal - after all the hard work to find the etymology of Isembart, I am taking the easy way out and giving you the etymology for Jubal that I found in another source, likewise available on Google Books.
|A hedge could be made of stone, as in the stone wall surrounding this village|
from long ago
Kellen - Richard Stephen Charnock in his Patronymica Cornu-Britannica: Or, the Etymology of Cornish Surnames (1870) supposes that this name comes from 'ke-lan' and refers to a church or place surrounded by a hedge. Well, his spelling is Kellan, until I find that there is any difference other than spelling, we'll assume it is the same name. He does offer the possibility that it comes from Kelland, which he connects with the name Helland in 'Trigg Hundred'. He also mentions that 'kil' means 'neck' or 'promontory' and 'kelin' means 'holly-tree'. As for Helland in Trigg Hundred, well, there were enough different theories of how the name came to be, that I decided to just let you read his explanation: