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Mary – Mary is not quite what you think. While commonly thought to be an Anglicized version of a Hebrew name meaning “wished-for child,” a form of the Hebrew Miryam, which is a form of the Latin Maria and Greek Mariam. 477 more words

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What's In A Name?

Our son’s name is Oren

O – R – E – N

He is named after Willis Orin matteson, my husband’s maternal grandfather.

Growing up Scott’s dad was in the navy and was not around as much as he would have liked and so in stepped Grandpa Matteson (Willis Orin). 257 more words


Abby Anderson: A Short Play

Abby is often a shortened form of the Hebrew name Abigail, but can be a name in its own right. It means “gives joy.” The… 120 more words

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