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The Children of Violet Manners, Duchess of Rutland

Violet Manners, Duchess of Rutland was born Marion Margaret Violet Lindsay to the Hon. Charles Hugh Lindsay and Emilia Anne Browne. She married Henry Manners, 8th Duke of Rutland.
Their children were:

Marjorie Harriet Paget, called "Victoria", later "Marjorie Paget, Marchioness of Anglesey"

Robert Charles John Manners, Lord Hadden (he died young)

John Henry Montagu Manners, later "John Manners, 9th Duke of Rutland"

Violet Catherine Manners

Diana Olivia Winifred Maud Manners, later "Lady Diana Cooper, Viscountess Norwich" (Diana's true father was English politician Henry Cust)

Olympic Names 2018: Part One

Maé-Bérénice Méité

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 parents: her father wanted to name her Kikki after Kikki Cutter, and her mother wanted to call her Meghan)
Kailani Craine (Australian)

Laurence St. Germain (Canadian)
Laurien van der Graaff (Swiss)
Lee Yu-bin (South Korean)

Maame Biney (American)
Maé-Bérénice Méité (French)
Mialitiana Clerc (Malagasy)
Minatsu Murase (Swedish)
Mirabelle Thovex (French)
Miyabi Onitsuka (Japanese)

Pernilla Winberg (Swedish)
Perrine Laffont (French)

Queralt Castellet (Spanish)

Rosalind Groenewoud (Canadian)

Saskia Alusalu (Estonian)
Shim Suk-hee (South Korean)
Simone Wild (Swiss)
Sylwia Jaśkowiec (Polish)
Synnøve Solemdal (Norwegian)

Takako Oguchi (Japanese)

Vedrana Malec (Croatian)

Comments

  1. You might like to add Australian ice skater, Kailani Craine. Apparently the name "Kailani" is Hawaiian and means "Sea and Sky".

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  2. Thanks for the comment Anonymous - I'll add her to the list!

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