Sunday, August 30, 2015

Male or Female?

Darcey Bussell                                     Fitzwilliam Darcy (P & P 2005)
I'm back with a name game. It was really interesting seeing the results of my two "This or That's", so I figured I would continue on and come up with another. In this one, for each name listed you will add what gender you prefer it on or see it as. Let me know yours and I'll list mine.

Morgan
Devon

Hollis
Greer
Taylor
Winter
Sasha

Joss
Shannon
Aubrey
Briar

Harper
Darcy
Flannery
Mel
River
Jaimie
Nikita
Indiana
Kelly
Jordan
Rory

Alex
Casey
Kit
Riley

Thursday, August 27, 2015

The Children of Gisela of Austria

Gisela of Austria
Archduchess Gisela of Austria was born Gisela Louise Marie to Franz Joseph I of Austria and Elisabeth of Bavaria. She married Prince Leopold of Bavaria, who was born Leopold Maximilian Joseph Maria Arnulf.
Their children were:

Elisabeth Marie Auguste, "Princess Elisabeth of Bavaria"

Auguste Maria Luise, "Princess Auguste of Bavaria"

Georg Franz Joseph Luitpold Maria, "Prince Georg of Bavaria"

Konrad Luitpold Franz Joseph Maria, "Prince Konrad of Bavaria"

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Arthurian Names Over at Nameberry

I totally forgot to post about this, but I did a post on a few more obscure names from Arthurian myth over at Nameberry! Please go and check it out.

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

My Guilty Pleasures

"Brünnhilde" by Arthur Rackham
I have so many guilty pleasure names, and they are some of my favorite to talk about. These are the names I absolutely love but (probably) wouldn't use in real life. This post will probably be really long, so I apologize in advance. Please post some of your guilty pleasures in the comments!

Girls:

Veruca
Hortensia
Dymphna
Myfanwy
Atalanta
Aviatrix
Nimue
Belphoebe
Romola
Iphigenia
Bloom
Noomi
Tanaquil
Bidelia
Hero
Priya
Garland
Thisbe
Bathsheba
Andromeda
Thistle
Dahl
Persia
Valkyrie
Nasrin
Virgilia
Brunhilde
Nym/Nim
Calpurnia
Ursula
Truly
Clothilde
Gosling
Eglantine
Dagmar
Tinúviel
Celandine
Sidonia
Eilonwy
Hecate
Delphi
Mirabeau and Isabeau
Fiammetta
Evening
Moth
Abbott
Bliss
Fairuza
Coppélia
Temple
Rosegold
Mauve
Scholastica
Heatherbell
Nebula
Easter
Haruka
Tuesday
Cassiopeia
Illyria
Rosevine

Boys:

Sigurd
Ivar
Aneirin/Aneurin
Bede
Haytham
Eamonn
Leopold
Ferdinand
Rudolph
Crispin
Keats
Adler
Stellan
Fly
Corvo
Aubrey
Royal
Darwin
Laszlo
Bjorn
Hawthorne
Baudelaire
Ludwig
Rigel
Lars
Oberon
Soren
Toulouse
St. John
Gable
Amadeus
Bellamy
Ariel
Elm
Horatio