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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…

Names Taken from Jacques-Louis David

"The Sisters Zénaïde and Charlotte Bonaparte" by Jacques-Louis David
Jacques-Louis David lived from 1794 to 1825. He painted in the neoclassical style, and his style was vastly different from the Rococo style - which was beautiful but frivolous - and made way for more severe, serious work. David was a friend of Maximilian Robespierre, and was essentially the director of arts under the French Republic.

Female:

Zénaïde
Charlotte
Venus
Minerva
Helen
Anne-Marie-Louise
Juliette
Niobe
Suzanne
Josephine
Sappho
Émilie
Camilla
Adelaide
Lucretia
Marguerite-Charlotte
Andromache
Geneviève-Jacqueline
Stratonice
Diana
Eucharis
Laure-Émile-Félicité
Juno

Male:

Mars
Napoleon
Apollo
Hetor
Paris
Étienne Maurice
Patroclus
Leonidas
Jean-Auguste-Dominique
Roch
François
Philippe-Laurent
Belisarius
Telemachus
Ramel
Jeanbon
Gaspar
Jacobus
Alphonse
Louis
Homer
Antoine-Laurent
Socrates
Phaon
Emmanuel Joseph
Lazre
Brutus
Pierre
Stanisław
Antiochus

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