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Bert

ORIGIN:
Shortened form of “Albert”, “Herbert“, “Robert“, etc.

VARIATIONS and NICKNAMES:
Bertie, Bertil, Berto, Berty, Burt, etc.

REFERENCES IN LITERATURE:
– Bert Purcel, Royal’s kid brother, in “The Egg-Boy” from Nora Perry’s… 37 more words

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Royal

ORIGIN:
From the English word “royal”, meaning, well, “royal” . . . Ultimately derived from Latin via French, meaning “kingly”.

VARIATIONS and NICKNAMES:
Leroi, Leroy, Rollo, Roy, Royale, etc. 25 more words

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Elsie

ORIGIN:
Diminutive of “Elizabeth“.

VARIATIONS and NICKNAMES:
El, Elise, Elisheva, Elissa, Eliza, Ella, Elle, Ellie, Elly, Elsa, Else, Elsy, Elsje, Elspet, Elspeth, Elyse, Ilsa, Ilse, Isa, Lies, Liesl, Liese, Lis, Lisa, Lisbeth, Lise, etc. 67 more words

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Marge

ORIGIN:
Diminutive of “Margaret” or “Margery” / “Marjorie” / “Marjory“.

VARIATIONS and NICKNAMES:
Maarit, Madge, Mae, Maisie, Maisy, Maggi, Maggie, Maggy, Mamie, Maret, Margaux, Margie, Margit, Margo, Margot, Margy, Marji, May, Meg, Megeen, Megan, Megen, Meggie, Meggy, Midge, Peg, Pegeen, Peggie, Peggy, Peigi, etc. 33 more words

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Berk

ORIGIN:
Shortened version of “Berkeley” / “Berkley”.

VARIATIONS and NICKNAMES:
Bar, Barclay, Barklay, Barkley, Barklie, Barrclay, Berke, Berkeley, Berkie, Berklee, Berkley, Berky, Birk, Birkeley, Birkley, Bourke, Burk, Burke, etc. 24 more words

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Isabel

ORIGIN:
A medieval variation of “Elizabeth“, meaning “oath of God”.

VARIATIONS and NICKNAMES:
Beileag, Belina, Belinda, Belinha, Bell, Bella, Belle, Ibb, Ibbie, Ibby, Isa, Isabela, Isabell, Isabella, Isabelle, Isbel, Iseabail, Isebella, Ishbel, Isibéal, Isobel, Issie, Issy, Izabela, Izabelle, Izzie, Izzy, Sabela, Sabell, Sabella, Sabelle, Sibeal, Spela, Ysabel, Ysobel, Zabel, Zabell, Zabella, Zabelle, etc. 24 more words

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Berkeley

ORIGIN:
Anglo-Saxon place name, meaning “from the birch meadow”.

VARIATIONS and NICKNAMES:
Bar, Barclay, Barklay, Barkley, Barklie, Barrclay, Berk, Berke, Berkie, Berklee, Berkley, Berky, Birk, Birkeley, Birkley, Bourke, Burk, Burke, etc. 48 more words

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