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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…

A Collection of Names Taken from Roman Empresses (Part One)

Milonia Caesonia
I absolutely love Roman names, so this was a real treat to write and research. Enjoy!

Livia Drusilla
Livia Orestilla
Lollia Paulina
Milonia Caesonia
Valeria Messalina
Agrippina the Younger
Claudia Octavia
Poppaea Sabina
Statilia Messalina
Galeria Fundana
Domitia Longina
Pompeia Plotina
Vibia Sabina
Annia Galeria Faustina Major
Annia Galeria Faustina Minor
Annia Aurelia Galeria Lucilla
Bruttia Crispina
Flavia Titania
Manlia Scantilla
Julia Domnia
Publia Fulvia Plautilla
Nonia Celsa
Julia Cornelia Paula
Julia Aquilia Severa
Annia Aurelia Faustina
Seia Herennia Sallustia Barbia Orbiana Augusta
Caecilia Paulina
Furia Sabinia Tranquillina
Marcia Otacilia Severa
Annia Cupressenia Herennia Etruscilla
Afinia Gemina Baebiana
Gaia Cornelia Supera
Julia Cornelia Salonina

Comments

  1. Love the list! A few names that pop out to me: Aquilia, Agrippina, Pompeia, and Aurelia.

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