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  Old Norse Names
According to the pagan view the name was a part of the personality, or rather the name in some mysterious way represented the spiritual and intellectual element of the individual for whom it stood.
In the first case, it may be that we are just missing women's names containing elements that are well-documented in men's names, since we have many fewer women's names surviving from this period than men's names.
Even in cases where name meanings were clearly understood in a contemporary sense, the meaning of the name was not important in choosing a name for a child.
www.vikinganswerlady.com /ONNames.htm   (3574 words)

 List of U.S. counties named after personal first names... - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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 List of first names   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The Year-Names of the First Dynasty of Babylon, vol.
Glasgow electors: List of the names and designations of the persons who voted in the first election of two members to se...
A list of the year-names used to date the years of the first dynasty of Babylon: Compiled from the date lists and from d...
hallencyclopedia.com /List_of_first_names   (486 words)

 - China the Beautiful   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The list of "Hundred Names" was compiled many years ago by order of the Emperor as the 100 most popular surnames (or last, or family names) in China at the time.
In many Western countries, there is a short list of popular 'first names,' but countless 'last names.' In China, it is just the reverse.
The list of last name is short, and the number of first names is in the billions.
www.chinapage.com /biography/lastname.html   (272 words)

 Paul Goldschmidt's Dictionary of Russian Names - Grammar
In modern Russian, names consist of a GIVEN NAME (imia), a PATRONYMIC (otchestvo), and a SURNAME (familiia), but as Tumanova notes quite well: "Russian naming conventions for early period are first name (baptismal name, usually that of a Biblical saint), followed by the everyday or common first name, patronymic, and rarely a surname.
Russian naming conventions for mid to late period are first name, patronymic, and surname" (1989: 4).
Names ending in -a or -ia are changed to -y and -i respectively and those names ending in -ii or -oi change to -ego or -ogo.
www.sca.org /heraldry/paul/zgrammar.html   (5347 words)

 TIP #217 Version 1.12: Getting Sorted Indices out of Lsort   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
When corresponding parallel lists must be simultaneously sorted or accessed in the order given by sorting them all according to one used as a list of keys, it is necessary to obtain the indices of the key list's elements in the order that they would be sorted, without actually sorting the list.
For example, a list of first names and a corresponding list of last names can be displayed in side-by-side Tk listboxes, in which case we may want to sort both lists by either one used as the sorting key, or we may want to simultaneously iterate over both in either order.
When lsort is invoked with this option, it shall return a list of integer indices of the elements of the list given as the final argument to lsort, in the order that the elements would have been sorted had the -indices option not been specified.
www.tcl.tk /cgi-bin/tct/tip/view/217?ver=1.12   (846 words)

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One limitation of the method of scanning a ;;; list, however, is that parents sometimes don't pay enough attention to ;;; how their chosen names will sound in combination with each other and ;;; with the surname.
For instance, let's suppose that the Doyles' ;;; list of possible first names included Emily, Lindsey, Carrie, and ;;; Sarah, and the possible middle names are Anne, Lynn, and Lucy.
For a given ;;; first name and a given last name, we can fill in each possible middle ;;; name and return a list of the resulting three-component name-strings.
www.math.grin.edu /~stone/courses/scheme/spring-2000/solution-1.ss   (507 words)

 Italian Names   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
I have compiled a list of all the first names of male heads of households.
This is the number of occurances of this name in the census.
There are less total names in the patronymic field because it was left blank for a number of households.
www.s-gabriel.org /names/ferrante/catasto   (235 words)

 Hurricane Names - Is Your Name Here?
Hurricanes names are chosen from a list selected by the World Meteorological Organization.
The Atlantic is assigned six lists of names, with one list used each year.
Each name on the list starts with a different letter, for example, the name of the very first hurricane of the season starts with the letter A, the next starts with the letter B, and so on.
kids.earth.nasa.gov /archive/hurricane/names.html   (111 words)

 Urban Legends Reference Pages: Inboxer Rebellion (The Name Game)
A teacher wants you to add your name to a growing list of first names for a school science project.
At first blush the collection procedure looks workable because those who fill out the survey and pass it along to ten others are asked to also send a copy back to the person who passed it to them.
Anne adds her name to the list, sends it on to ten of her friends, and flings a copy back to Betty.
www.snopes.com /inboxer/school/names.asp   (714 words)

 Cabinet Magazine Online - We are looking for subscribers with these first names
Anyone with a first name on this list is eligible for this offer: $1 off a Cabinet subscription, plus a special gift.
Only people whose names are on the list are eligible to receive the offer.
This first-name wish list is by no means an exhaustive list of first names we do not have.
www.cabinetmagazine.org /subscribe/discount.php   (337 words)

 List of Irish first names
These names are only those I could quickly come up with and I'm hoping to add many more to the list.
As you'll see, some of the names are in the Irish language and some are in English.
Brighid - the name of a Celtic god, daughter of the sun god, goddess of light and poetry, meaning "girl" or "beautiful woman".
www.xs4all.nl /~bultman/BB/firstnames.html   (203 words)

 People For the American Way - Former Potential Felon Match List of the Florida Division Of Elections   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
This list is now a public record available for inspection and copying by anyone as a result of the decision on July 1 by the Leon County Circuit Court in CNN v.
Search the document that opens in the new window for your name; it will list all names with that letter and the county in which the state claims each is registered to vote.
Note: Even if a voter’s name does not appear on this list, it is still possible that a county supervisor may seek to remove the voter’s name as part of list maintenance activities for this or some other reason, for which we cannot be responsible.
www.pfaw.org /pfaw/general/default.aspx?oid=16170   (430 words)

 Spam bait explanation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
I wrote a quick program to take a list of addresses, a list of first names, a list of last names, scramble things all up in random order and output a page with a whole bunch of mailto: tags.
Every time I generate it the addresses are in a different random order, with different (random) first names attached to different (random) last names.
I got the first names from a list of baby names, and the last names came from a street list in my town.
www.valinet.com /~coreya/explainspambait.html   (318 words)

 Query Exercises   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
List, by course (and within the course listings, alphabetically), StudentID, Lastname and Firstname for all of my current students.
List, alphabetically, all students who have taken at least one mathematics or computer science course.
Table names are followed by their fields (* designates primary key).
www.public.coe.edu /~pmccormi/cs455/query_exercises/exercises_03.html   (139 words)

 Amazon.com: Books: The Book of Irish Names: First, Family and Place Names   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The first gives us a list of first names currently in use in Ireland and their history and meaning.
Lists of the most prominent Irish family names with crest (no color) and short history.
It told me "Ronald: from Rögnvaldr, a Norse name (of which Reginald is a modern variant) became Raonull amongst the Gaels of Scotland, from which came the English Ronald, a name still used in modern Ireland." Not a lot of details, but that's more than I had known.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/080696944X?v=glance   (784 words)

 IceNames: SkateFic Naming Resource   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Several members shared lists of first names for several nationalities, and links they use to find last names.
Search first names by country and see their meanings, or search the meanings themselves.
Three simple lists: surnames, male first names, and female first names.
www.jordanna.net /icestorm/icenames.htm   (183 words)

List of Popular Names in Germany and their Foreign Origins.
Here are some names that were rejected for various interesting reasons.
German Family Names and the jobs/occupations they are related to.
www.serve.com /shea/germusa/germname.htm   (486 words)

 CSCI 220
Write a program that sorts a list of names alphabetically.
  That is, given a list of names (first and last names), it produces a listing of the names ordered lexicographically (by last name and then by first name).
Two ordered lists of the names, in the format lastname, firstname.
www.cs.cofc.edu /~manaris/fall03/cs220-handouts/hmwk5.html   (277 words)

 Policy Issues, Can Spam, Unwanted Commercial Electronic Mail
This is a list of Domain Names to which marketers may not send unsolicited e-mail because the messages go to wireless devices, including cell phones and pagers.
These names were provided by wireless providers to protect their customers.
The purpose of the domain name registry is to protect cellular and other commercial mobile radio service (CMRS) wireless consumers from unwanted commercial electronic mail messages, by identifying, for those who send commercial electronic mail messages, Internet domain names used to transmit electronic messages to CMRS consumers.
www.fcc.gov /cgb/policy/DomainNameDownload.html   (285 words)

 College student needs help   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
my other task im having a little prob with is i have to create a unix command line that displays a list of unique first names in the phones.dat file.
That is, show the list of first names only, but with no reapeats of the first names and ignoring any leading blanks.
You can assume that the first names all start with a capital letter, but they may have varying number of balnks in front of them...
www.unixcities.com /forum/board_messages/msg_61.html   (271 words)

 A Hero's Name, Up Close and Personal - by Carolyn Jewel
The first thing I did was google for sites about Welsh names: behindthename.com for example.
I did the same thing for last names, until I also had a short list of short list of last names.
I googled for welsh place names, noted the ones I thought were coolest, and started making combinations until, at last, I had the one that felt right.
www.carolynjewel.com /craft/namehero.shtml   (237 words)

 Austin Exchange Messaging Service to Use Preferred Names   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
If you are a faculty or staff member and are known by a familiar first name that is not your official first name, you may phone HRS Employee Record Services at 471-5127, and request they record your preferred first name.
Students will be able to set their preferred first name at a later time.
Preferred first names that were not recorded with HRS by Friday, February 21, will be transferred after March 1.
www.utexas.edu /its/news/its-headlines/022003/names.html   (255 words)

 Name Distributions   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Our latest annual update of given names is provided by the Social Security Administration as a public service.
Where data are from a sample, the selection criteria is based on the last four digits of the Social Security Number, which are random and not correlated with a particular geographical region.
Names have not been edited or grouped together according to spelling variations of the same name.
www.ssa.gov /OACT/NOTES/note139/note139.html   (103 words)

 Irish FAQ: Irish Names [9/10]
The "conservative" list includes only names acceptable to purists, meaning that they are of Irish origin and are spelled correctly according to modern Irish usage.
The "general" list includes names from various sources such as postings, birth and death columns.
Where an "equivalent" English name is given, this does _not_ mean the Irish name is derived from or even related to the English "equivalent".
www.cs.uu.nl /wais/html/na-dir/cultures/irish-faq/part09.html   (1091 words)

 Behind the Name: German Names   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The names listed here are used in Germany and other German speaking areas such as Austria and Switzerland.
Greek form of an Aramaic name which probably meant "son of the prophet" (though it is claimed in Acts 4:36 to mean "son of encouragement")...
From a Germanic name composed of the elements Angil "Angle" (the name of Germanic tribe) and beraht "bright"...
www.behindthename.com /nmc/ger.html   (1023 words)

 Open Directory - Home: Family: Pregnancy: Baby Names   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Geoff's Gender Guesser - Given a first name, it calculates the likeliness that the name is for a boy or a girl based on popular usage on the Internet.
Name Statistics - Find out what first and last names are ranked in popularity and statistics of how many other people in the US share the same name.
Select a Lucky Name For Your Baby - Using Chinese numerology, determine if a name is lucky or not, or use the rules to choose a lucky name.
dmoz.org /Home/Family/Pregnancy/Baby_Names   (947 words)

 Irish baby names meanings-list of unique and unusual baby names for your girl or boy.
I grew up in Ireland and have always had an interest in the origin of names and now you can listen to Frank McCourt, Pulitzer prize-winning author of "Angela's Ashes," offer you 200 Irish names meanings for your baby girl or boy.
Notice how the names of the students reflect the tremendous growth of Gaelic names in Ireland from 27 different ones in 1901 to over 180 in 2005.
Now if you’ve come to our site to choose a name – listen to Frank, see if the meaning and story capture your imagination, then coo it, croon it and finally shout it out as if you were calling the wee’un in from play.
www.babynamesofireland.com   (351 words)

 The alphabetical list of first names
Below is a list of the first names of all members of the Beijen and Beyen families.
In some cases the commonly used name is listed in brackets after the official first names.
Additional information about names by which people go will be welcome.
www.beijen.net /eng/lijsteng.htm   (196 words)

 Production First Software Encyclopedia of Typography and Electronic Communication : H
This unfortunate terminology was introduced because the first screens produced had lines, rather than dots or other marks, although lines are still uncommonly used for special effects.
Hieroglyphs were probably first used by ancient Egyptians to communicate in place of an alphabet and spelling.
Strictly speaking, the first document which presents when a Web site is viewed is called the home page, the word « home » connoting « origin.
ourworld.compuserve.com /homepages/profirst/h.htm   (3627 words)

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