Thursday, December 11, 2014

1548 Names Learned. Only 466 more names to learn!

That's where we stand. Add the 28 names below, and we're even farther along!


GIRLS

Acho - Armenian, meaning 'right'. Pronounced 'aa ch OW'.

Carinthia -

Cloudesley -

Esfir - Russian form of Esther.

Estuuya - Inuit

Indrani-

Kiloran

Lemelia

Lesya  - Ukrainian, a short form for Oleksandra or Olena. Oleksandra is the Ukrainian form of Alexandra, which is the feminine form of the Greek name Alexander, which means "defender of mankind" or "protector of mankind". It comes from 'alexo' meaning "to defend' or 'to help' and 'aner' meaning 'man'.  Olena is the Ukrainian form of the Greek name Helene, meaning "torch".

Luvella

Melita -

Morna-

Okla

Phoebette-

Sadhbh-

Tsiuri - Georgian, derived from 'tsi' meaning 'sky' or 'heaven'.

Wendela -



BOYS

Borya - Russian nickname for Boris, which is derived from a Turkic name, Bogoris. It might mean 'short, 'wolf', or 'snow leopard'.

Conley

Doodes

Mundert

Qulitalik - Inuit

Taras - Ukrainian form of the Greek name 'Tarasios' meaning 'from Taras'. Taras is an old name for a very old Italian city with Greek roots called Taranto. It was named after Poseidon's son Taras. I believe that Taras Shevchenko was an important revolutionary figure from 19th century Ukraine and a poet and artist.

Zaal - Georgian form of the Persian name Zal, meaning "albino". A mythical hero had this name, as well as a head of white hair.

Zako - Armenian

Zhirayr - Armenian, meaning "strong, active"



EITHER GENDER

Atanarjuat - Inuit, meaning "the fast runner".

Ilannaq - Inuit, meaning 'friend'.

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