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Re: What's the oddest name you've found?
« Reply #27 on: Saturday 13 February 16 22:43 GMT (UK) »
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Re: What's the oddest name you've found?
« Reply #28 on: Saturday 13 February 16 22:49 GMT (UK) »
Yeah, I tried it out after I posted it and it didn't work so I removed it :) Shame!

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Re: What's the oddest name you've found?
« Reply #29 on: Saturday 13 February 16 23:05 GMT (UK) »
The other name you mentioned, Mahershalalhashbaz, I think is from the Old Testament.
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Re: What's the oddest name you've found?
« Reply #30 on: Saturday 13 February 16 23:08 GMT (UK) »
Yes, both Mahershalalhashbaz and Onesiphorus are from the Bible, hence my comment about Luke etc. If you want to name your child something Biblical, why go for something that sadomasochistic?  ::)

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Re: What's the oddest name you've found?
« Reply #31 on: Saturday 13 February 16 23:12 GMT (UK) »
I guess if they liked a particular passage from the Bible, they could have used a name from it. Alternatively, it might have been like these days, with all of the "unique" spellings, just to set a child apart.  ::)
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Re: What's the oddest name you've found?
« Reply #32 on: Sunday 14 February 16 00:09 GMT (UK) »
Just imagine the future searching for children with modern names like Apple, Peaches and Honey...it will read more like a shopping list  ;D
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Re: What's the oddest name you've found?
« Reply #33 on: Sunday 14 February 16 00:18 GMT (UK) »
A couple we have known through work named their son with an alternative version of his first name, and his middle name is what I always considered to be the feminine version.
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Re: What's the oddest name you've found?
« Reply #34 on: Sunday 14 February 16 03:56 GMT (UK) »
I have quite a few Freak family members in my line. With variants they are sometimes quite hard to find . Mine are mostly from County Durham.

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Re: What's the oddest name you've found?
« Reply #35 on: Sunday 14 February 16 13:44 GMT (UK) »
I have a Haddock Ambrose. :P
Ambrose; Llandilofawr, Pennsylvania.
Grindley; Llandilofawr, Ohio, Louisiana, Washington DC.
Rees(e); Pennsylvania.
Lewis, Llandilofawr.