Tuesday, June 16, 2015

The Children of Konstantin Konstantinovich

Grand Duke Konstantin Konstantinovich
Grand Duke Konstantin Konstantinovich was born to Grand Duke Constantine Nikolaevich and Princess Alexandra of Saxe-Altenburg. He married Princess Elizabeth of Saxe-Altenburg, or Elizaveta Mavrikievna, who was born Elisabeth Auguste Marie Agnes.
Their children were:

John Konstantinovich, "Prince John Konstantinovich of Russia", or "Ioannchik"

Gabriel Konstantinovich, "Prince Gabriel Konstantinovich"

Tatiana Konstantinovna, "Princess Tatiana Konstantinovna"

Konstantine Konstantinovich, "Prince Konstantine Konstantinovich", or "Kostia"

Oleg Konstantinovich, "Prince Oleg Konstantinovich"

Igor Konstantinovich, "Prince Igor Konstantinovich"

Georgy Konstantinovich, "Prince Georgy Konstantinovich"

Natalia Konstantinovna, "Princess Natalia Konstantinovna" (Died at 2 months)

Vera Konstantinovna, "Princess Vera Konstantinovna", or "Marianne"

Friday, June 12, 2015

Long and Luxurious

Grand Duchesses Olga, Tatiana, Maria, and Anastasia Nikolaevna
This is the sister post to my Short But Sweet one. These are the long, dramatic, and frilly names that I adore, and would absolutely love to see someone use. What are your favorite long and dramatic names? Do you have any reservations about using one?

Girls:

Anastasia
Perdita
Celestine
Gwendolen
Theodosia
Josephine
Thomasina
Wilhelmina
Eugenia
Tatiana
Ophelia
Ursula
Georgina
Romilly
Perpetua
Henrietta
Cecilia
Lucinda
Fortuna
Demelza
Angelica
Evangeline
Fenella
Rowena
Hesperia
Felicity
Casilda
Sibylla
Rosamund
Penelope
Adelaide
Lavinia
Cosima
Ottilie
Artemisia
Zenobia
Violetta
Cressida
Aurelia

Boys:

Rafferty
Frederick
Horatio
Emmanuel
Llewellyn
Leander
Orlando
Thaddeus
Casimir
Amadeus
Octavian
Montgomery
Florian
Everard
Lucius
Ignatius
Cillian
Gideon
Benedict
Leopold
Nicodemus
Sebastian
Cornelius
Atticus
Ferdinand
Constantine
Solomon
Lysander
Peregrine
Augustus