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Unusual English Surnames

Here are a few interesting  and notable English surnames I have come across:

  1.  Bratton
  2.  Touley
  3.  Beetlestone
  4.  Thurlow
  5.  Mumby
  6.  Elkington
  7.  Bradding
  8.  Elsmore
  9.  Fothergill
  10. Goddard

The -Wood’s: 42 more words

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Classic American Names

This post will feature my pick of classic all American names from the Victorian era, pre war period, the swinging sixties, Back to the 70’s -80’s, 90’s babies and the newly trending names. 152 more words

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Greek Boy Names

Top Ten Greek Boy Names:

1. Kyros

2. Milos

3. Zacheus

4. Constantinos

5. Timotheos

6. Demetios

7. Peligius

8. Pericles

9. Thanos

10. Orion… 16 more words

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Greek Girl Names

Top Ten Greek Names:

1. Daphne

2. Damia

3. Calandra

4. Delfina

5. Damaris

6. Evangelia

7. Electra

8. Thea

9. Jocasta

10. Callista

Other notable Greek girl names: 12 more words

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Roman Names

Top Ten Roman Names:

1.    Augustus, Augusta

2.  Gaius, Gaia

3. Aurelius, Aurelia

4.  Octavius, Octavia

5.  Claudius, Claudia

6.  Decimus, Decima

7.  Julius, Julia… 60 more words

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On The Trail Of The Lonesome Pixelherder

Do you have a camera? Do you have a business that uses that camera? Does anyone else know?

If the answer to all three questions is ” Yes ” then you are a professional photographer who has taken the trouble to tell people about it. 413 more words

Photography

What's in a name?

When writing historical fiction it’s sometimes difficult to pin down names. Things change and sometimes the change is gradual. For instance I live in a tiny Yorkshire village called Birdsedge, or maybe it’s Birds Edge. 854 more words

Writing

Susan May Oke reblogged this on Loving Life in the Rain and commented:

Interesting piece on the challenges faced writing fantasy in a historical setting. Have read Winterwood, and can't wait for Silverwolf to come out!