Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Six Unusual Names


Nicia- Greek, meaning "victorious".

Pernel - from Petronilla, meaning "a pretty stone".

Grishild - meaning "gray lady".


Fulke - from the German "Vollg" meaning "noble and gallant" or from the English-Saxon "Folc" meaning "people" or "folk" which would be used similar to the Roman name Publius, indicating loved by the common people or folk. Fulke was a more common name in the early middle ages than it is now.

Gallio - meaning "milky"

Hengist - Anglo-Saxon, meaning "horseman".

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