Monthly Archives: January 2012

Bronwen

Meaning: Fair breasted, White breast Origin: Welsh Reason for Choosing: My friend Danielle (who I have mentioned umpteen times (probably more like three, actually – I just don’t feel like counting) – I do have more friends than just her, … Continue reading

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Daphne

Meaning: Laurel tree Origin: Greek Reason for Choosing: I was talking about how similar Daphne, Chloe and Phoebe were to my dad today. Why? I’m not sure. Neither was he. Opinion: Out of the three of them (Chloe, Phoebe and … Continue reading

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Andrea

Meaning: Strong and manly Origin: Feminization of Latin Andrew Reason for Choosing: I’m not sure… It was the first name that popped into my head. Opinion: I like it a lot. I like the nickname Andy for a girl, along … Continue reading

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Marissa

Meaning: Of the sea Origin: Variation of Latin Maris Reason for Choosing: My sister is having a small get-together with three of her friends tonight, one of whom is named Marissa. Opinion: There are three girls in my grade named … Continue reading

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Brendan

Meaning: Prince (formerly smelly hair- prince is much better) Origin: Irish Reason for Choosing: Brendan McLeod was a guest speaker at the slam poetry workshop my writing class had earlier this week. Opinion: It’s a nice name, but a bit … Continue reading

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Zaccheus

Meaning: The Lord has Remembered Origin: Variation of Zachariah (Hebrew) Reason for choosing: Yesterday, Zaccheus Jackson and Brendan McLeod came and had a writing/slam poetry seminar with my writing class and the grade 11 writing class. It was pretty good. … Continue reading

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Jason

Meaning: The Lord is my Salvation Origin: Hebrew Reason for Choosing: My friend asked me what it meant and I was unable to tell her. Now I know it… This’n is for you, Danielle! Opinion: It’s nice. I like J’s … Continue reading

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