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The Us of Medieval names

Female:

Umayma (Moorish Arabic): “Little mother.”

Umayna (Moorish Arabic): Form of Amina (feel safe; truthful).

Urraca (Spanish, Basque): “Magpie,” ultimately from Latin furax (thievish).

Ursola… 147 more words

Scandinavian Names

The Ns of Medieval names

Male:

Nabar (Basque): Possibly from the Basque word for “multi-coloured,” and/or inspired by the name of Spain’s Navarre region. The feminine form was Nabarra.

Nafni… 212 more words

Italian Names

When Fictional Characters Unknowingly Step on Real People's Toes

Anyone who has read “Night and Day”, my first novel, will enjoy reading the letter I just received from a (not THE) real life Leif Unterschlag, who lives in Copenhagen. 885 more words

Sherrie Hansen