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On My Mind: 7-16-17

Gus, Theo, and Ruby - At work I recently heard of a sibset consisting of eldest brother Gus, and then Theo, and a little sister named Ruby. It's so unusual (especially in my small southern town) to hear such stylish names that I was pretty floored when I heard it.

Augustine - Another name sighting from work - a little boy was calling for his friend all across the arcade - his name was Augustine.

Libuše - I've really been into Czech names here lately, and this one is one of my favorites. It comes from the Czech lib - which means "love". In legend, Libuše, also sometimes calledLubuše, Libussa, or Lubossa, was the name of a Princess and the founder of Prague.

The Children of Maria II of Portugal

Dona Maria II of Portugal by Sir Thomas Lawrence

Maria da Glória Joana Carlota Leopoldina da Cruz Francisca Xavier de Paula Isidora Micaela Gabriela Rafaela Gonzaga, better known as Maria II of Portugal, married Auguste, 2nd Duke of Leuchtenberg, who died shortly after arriving in Portugal, and then Ferdinand August Franz Anton, who became Fernando II of Portugal.
Their children were:

Pedro de Alcântara Maria Fernando Miguel Rafael Gonzaga Xavier João António Leopoldo Vítor Francisco de Assis Júlio Amélio, "Pedro, Prince Royal", later "Pedro V of Portugal"

Luís Filipe Maria Fernando Pedro de Alcântara António Miguel Rafael Gabriel Gonzaga Xavier Francisco de Assis João Augusto Júlio Valfando de Saxe-Coburgo-Gotha e Bragança, "Infante Luís of Portugal", later "Luís I of Portugal"

João Maria Fernando Pedro de Alcântara Miguel Rafael Gabriel Leopoldo Carlos António Gregório Francisco de Assis Borja Gonzaga Félix, "Infante João of Portugal", later "Infante João, Duke of Beja" (Died at nineteen)

Maria Ana Fernanda Leopoldina Micaela Rafaela Gabriela Carlota Antónia Júlia Vitória Praxedes Francisca de Assis Gonzaga, "Infanta Maria Anna of Portugal"

Antónia Maria Fernanda Micaela Gabriela Rafaela Francisca de Assis Ana Gonzaga Silvéria Júlia Augusta de Saxe-Coburgo e Bragança, "Infanta Antónia of Portugal"

Fernando Maria Luís de Saxe-Coburgo-Gotha e Bragança, "Infante Fernando of Portugal" (Died at fifteen)

Augusto Maria Miguel Gabriel Rafael Agrícola Francisco de Assis Gonzaga Pedro de Alcântara Loiola, "Infante Augusto", later "Infante Augusto, Duke of Coimbra"


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