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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…

Masculin au Féminin


Some of my favorite names are those that are feminizations of male names. They have a clunky charm that no others have, and I just can't get enough of them! This list was made to show how diverse and how many there are.

Sebastian >>> Sebastienne/Sebastiana
Zephyr >>> Zéphyrine
Anthony >>> Antonia/Antonina/Antonella
Gerald >>> Geraldine
Theodore >>> Theodora/Teodora/Feodora
Arthur >>> Arthurine
George >>> Georgia/Georgina/Georgiana/Georgette
Joseph >>> Josephine/Josée/Josiane/Giosetta/Giuseppa
David >>> Davina
Francis >>> Frances/Francesca/Franziska/Francine/Françoise
Horatio >>> Horatia
Thomas >>> Thomasina/Tamsin
Peter >>> Petra
Laurence >>> Laurencia/Laurentia/Lorenza
Frederick >>> Frederica/Federica/Frieda/Frédérique
William >>> Wilhelmina/Willa
Cosimo >>> Cosima
Benedict >>> Bénédicte/Benoite/Benedetta/Bettina/Benedita
Nigel >>> Nigella
Cornelius >>> Cornelia/Kornelia/Kornelija/Cornélie
Marcel >>> Marcelle/Marcela/Marcella/Marceline/Marcellina/Marcellette/Marsaili
Edwin >>> Edwina
Jacob >>> Jacobine/Jacobina

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  1. Don't forget the particularly horrific Kenneth >>> Kennethina

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