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Re: Unusual Baby Names of 2012
« Reply #18 on: Friday 21 December 12 12:58 GMT (UK) »
somebody on rootschat had found folk (I dont know if his ancestors or not); the parents must have a classical bent because they named the kids Unus , secondus etc//
Imagine the life septuagesimus (sp) would have led at school.

A quick search of the 1881 census finds many Septimus and Octavius, plus one Septuagesima and a Septuamus!
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Re: Unusual Baby Names of 2012
« Reply #19 on: Friday 21 December 12 13:37 GMT (UK) »
... especially when Benny Hill started making fun of the name too  ::)

Wasn't it Arthur Haynes (with Nicholarse Parsons)?
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Re: Unusual Baby Names of 2012
« Reply #20 on: Friday 21 December 12 14:35 GMT (UK) »
... especially when Benny Hill started making fun of the name too  ::)

Wasn't it Arthur Haynes (with Nicholarse Parsons)?

That's probably why 'our' Nick chooses to call himself by the shortened version of his name  :D :D :D
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Re: Unusual Baby Names of 2012
« Reply #21 on: Friday 21 December 12 15:17 GMT (UK) »
somebody on rootschat had found folk (I dont know if his ancestors or not); the parents must have a classical bent because they named the kids Unus , secondus etc//
Imagine the life septuagesimus (sp) would have led at school.

One Septimus really helped my research - his name indicated that I had yet to find some of his older brothers.
Wouldn't a Septuagesimus have been born on Septuagesima Sunday?
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Re: Unusual Baby Names of 2012
« Reply #22 on: Friday 21 December 12 23:14 GMT (UK) »
... especially when Benny Hill started making fun of the name too  ::)

Wasn't it Arthur Haynes (with Nicholarse Parsons)?

That's probably why 'our' Nick chooses to call himself by the shortened version of his name  :D :D :D

I'd rather have that than what my father was lumbered with....... Horace !   ;D

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Re: Unusual Baby Names of 2012
« Reply #23 on: Friday 01 February 13 12:37 GMT (UK) »
On holiday in Nigeria in 1976, just after the end of the Biafran war, I came across a number of people with unusual names eg Hyacinth and Sea Breeze (both men), but the most touching were little two boys, Peace and his baby brother Thank God.

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Re: Unusual Baby Names of 2012
« Reply #24 on: Saturday 23 February 13 16:00 GMT (UK) »
I have a Stout Simpson born 1893  ???
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Re: Unusual Baby Names of 2012
« Reply #26 on: Saturday 23 February 13 16:59 GMT (UK) »
A relative on my husband's side in the USA ( a cowboy) has named his son Rope  ???