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Olympic Names 2018: Part One

I love watching the Olypmics, and one of the major reasons is to see all the wonderful names. I've done quite a few posts on them before (click here to view them!), so I knew I had to do some more this year!
Here are a few of the names I found most interesting.


Akuoma Omeoga (Nigerian)
Blayre Turnbull (Canadian) Breanna "Breezy" Johnson (American) Brita Sigourney (American)
Cendrine Browne (Canadian) Cornelia Hütter (Austrian)
Desislava Stoyanova (Bulgarian) Dorothea Wierer (Italian) Dunja Zdouc (Austrian)
Ebba Andersson (Swedish) Emőke Szőcs (Hungarian) Esmee Visser (Dutch) Estelle Alphand (Swedish) Ewa Kuls-Kusyk (Polish)
Fanuza Kadirova (Russian) Federica Brignone (Italian) Freydís-Halla Einarsdóttir (Icelandic) Frida Hansdotter (Swedish)
Gaia Vuerich (Italian) Galina Arsenkina (Russian) Gigi Marvin (American)
Ingvild Flugstad Østberg (Norwegian)
Keaton McCargo (American) Kerttu Niskanen (Finnish) Kikkan Randall (American - her name was a compromise between her paren…

Famous Moms

The Kennedy Family in 1931
Happy Mother's Day! Where would we be without mothers? I don't know what I would do without mine. Here is a list of famous men and women and their mothers.

Queen Elizabeth II - Elizabeth Angela Marguerite Bowes-Lyon, or "Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother"
Winston Churchill - Jeanette "Jennie" Jerome
Sophia Loren - Romilda Villani
Ingrid Bergman - Frieda Henrietta "Friedel" Adler
John F. Kennedy - Rose Elizabeth Fitzgerald
Lupita Nyong'o - Dorothy Nyong'o
Vita Sackville-West - Victoria Josefa Dolores Catalina Sackville-West
Florence Welch - Evelyn Welch
Leonardo DiCaprio - Irmelin Indenbirken
Sienna Miller - Josephine "Jo" Miller
Clark Gable - Adeline Hershelman
Voltaire -  Marie Marguerite d'Aumart
Geoffrey Rush - Merle Rush
Yves Saint Laurent - Lucienne Andrée Mathieu Saint Laurent
Zooey and Emily Deschanel - Mary Jo Weir
Frank Sinatra - Natalina Garaventa
Theodore Roosevelt - Martha Stewart "Mittie" Bulloch
Mads Mikkelsen - Bente Christiansen
Bradley Cooper - Gloria Campano
Rihanna - Monica Braithwaite
Emma Watson - Jacqueline Luesby
Vera Wang - Florence Wu
Idris Elba - Eve Elba
Leonardo da Vinci - Caterina
Ian McKellen - Margery Lois Sutcliffe
Pope Francis - Regina Maria Sivori
Mila Kunis - Elvira Kunis
Helen Mirren - Katherine Alexandrina Eva Matilda "Kitty" Rogers
Charlize Theron - Gerda Maritz
Daphe du Maurier - Muriel Beaumont
Jamie Foxx - Louise Annette Talley Dixon
F. Scott Fitzgerald - Mollie McQuillan
Adrien Brody - Sylvia Plachy

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