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Re: What is your most uncommon name?
« Reply #18 on: Sunday 10 October 04 10:01 BST (UK) »
Had a blank mind one day so instead of searching directly backwards I went off sideways and found a Deliverance, I just hope she didn't have a brother called Evil ;D
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Re: What is your most uncommon name?
« Reply #19 on: Sunday 10 October 04 14:14 BST (UK) »
hi all,

this person is not a relative, but she is a friend of a friend and her name was BAVIER, pronounced BAYVIER

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Re: What is your most uncommon name?
« Reply #20 on: Sunday 10 October 04 14:39 BST (UK) »
I have one called Lledru Rollin Epps.  He changed it to William Epps later - don't blame him.
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Re: What is your most uncommon name?
« Reply #21 on: Sunday 10 October 04 17:07 BST (UK) »
I was helping someone the other day tracing Richard Light,when I saw on a census his daughter Fan.!!!

I also came across a chap recently looking for his gt gt grandma Faith Hope Charity Smith- a romany.
Needless to say I only found her listed as such once.
By the time she was a teenager she was just plain Faith.

Mine are all Henry,Albert, George etc and I long for an unusual name to look for.But I bet it would always be copied down wrongly  ::)

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Re: What is your most uncommon name?
« Reply #22 on: Sunday 10 October 04 18:30 BST (UK) »
lol  ;D ;D
years ago i was a florist and was taking the details of the bride, her name was Theresa Green, bet she was glad she was getting married ! ;)

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Aww Bless!  Poor kid  lol

I used to to go to school with a little lad called Olly.  I'd always assumed he was called Oliver. It was,t till years later i found out his name was Orsen.  Just a shame his surname was Cart.    I could never understand his parents mentality.
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Re: What is your most uncommon name?
« Reply #23 on: Monday 11 October 04 14:35 BST (UK) »
My Great Great Grandmother Yarwood, named her tenth son, EVERY.  I can only assume she said to hubby William, Every time you drop your trousers I get pregnant.

We now have a new baby Luca....I just hope to goodness he doesn't get called 'filthy' at school.

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Re: What is your most uncommon name?
« Reply #24 on: Monday 11 October 04 20:41 BST (UK) »
Hi,

In my husband's family there was a Christopher Strong Beer.  As well as a few other Strong Beer's.

My family has very common names and biblical names like Ephraim, Absalom and Jonas.  Quite boring!

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Re: What is your most uncommon name?
« Reply #25 on: Thursday 14 October 04 22:55 BST (UK) »
There was a man named NELSON MONUMENT, he also named his son Nelson Monument.


1881 Census

Nelson MONUMENT   Son      Male   8   Est. Dereham, Norfolk, England

  Reference   RG11
  Piece / Folio   1980 / 5
  Page Number   5

1901 Census

Nelson Monument 29  Dereham, Norfolk, England Head  East Dereham  Norfolk   
Nelson Monument 1  Dereham, Norfolk, England Son  East Dereham  Norfolk   
Idoni Mounment 3 months  Dereham, Norfolk, England Daughter  East Dereham  Norfolk 

Source information:    RG13/1872
Registration district:    Mitford 
Sub-registration district:    East Dereham 
ED, institution, or vessel:    6 
Folio:    109 
Page:    15 


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Re: What is your most uncommon name?
« Reply #26 on: Friday 15 October 04 21:13 BST (UK) »
I can't beat those two Amy, and I put these on the commonest name posting, but might as well do it again if the topic is splitting!

Mirwen/Murven/Mirwin - one person, different spelling every time I come across it!
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In my tree I've got Edmund/Edmond/Edward - agian, the same person - coming across a different variation everywhere I look!
Derby: WOODCOCK (Donnington)
Devon: HARRIS (Plymouth)
Lancashire: DERRICK
Lincolnshire: CROPPER, WOODCOCK (Boston)
London: BARKER, DUGGIN, HARRIS, HINTON, HULBERT, WHITE
Wales: HARRIS, PRITCHARD (Pembrokeshire)
Warwickshire: DERRICK, WOODCOCK
Desperate for my Woodcocks from Birmingham!