From which languages do your and your Dc's names come?

(86 Posts)
Psammead Tue 12-Feb-13 11:21:16

Me: Latin
Dh: Danish
Dd1: Latin
Dd2: French

DH: Hebrew
Me: Welsh
DS1: Irish
DS2: German

Family English/Scottish!

firawla Tue 12-Feb-13 12:41:51

dh and dcs all arabic, think mine is hebrew

poppydaisy Tue 12-Feb-13 12:42:14

Me: German
DH: Hebrew
DD: German
DS: Latin

Snowydrift Tue 12-Feb-13 12:51:00

Me: Ancient Greek/Hebrew
DH: Ancient Greek/Hebrew
DS: Ancient Greek
DD: Ancient Greek

iwouldgoouttonight Tue 12-Feb-13 12:54:51

Me: Hebrew
DP: Hebrew
DS: Greek
DD: Scottish

MoelFammau Tue 12-Feb-13 13:01:23

Me: Welsh
DH: German
DD: English

German/Welsh family

Me: American and only a couple of hundred years old apparently. I didn't know that!

DH: Greek
DS1: Greek
DS2: his version Greek but originally Hebrew
DD: Greek

bruffin Tue 12-Feb-13 13:05:26

DS Hebrew
DD Hebrew
Me French,Greek, Latin
DH Apparently Breton

MardyBraWouldDoEddieRedmayne Tue 12-Feb-13 13:07:28

Oh. Good thread. Has got me googling:

Me: Hebrew
DH: Hebrew
DD: Persian
DS: Old English or Gaelic

English family.

This website was helpful

SucksToBeMe Tue 12-Feb-13 13:09:38

Me:Welsh
DP:Argentine
DS:Polish
DD:named after American great grandfather.

CelticPromise Tue 12-Feb-13 14:07:57

Me: Hebrew
DH: Hebrew
DS: Welsh

phlebas Tue 12-Feb-13 14:11:16

persian (me), hebrew (dh), latin (dd1), persian (ds1), greek (dd2), latin (ds2)

DH British
DS, DD, Me - all Sanskrit.

shubiedoo Tue 12-Feb-13 14:17:15

All Romance language family, (Gaelic and French).

FriggFRIGGisPoorlySick Tue 12-Feb-13 15:12:32

Me:French/German
DP:Latin/French

DD:Norse
DS:Old English

PhyllisDoris Tue 12-Feb-13 15:16:43

Me: Hebrew
Dh: Irish
Dd1: Hebrew
Dd2: Hebrew

KumquatMae Tue 12-Feb-13 15:22:06

Mine is Greek, DP's is Irish, both dcs are Irish. My family are all English/Irish in origin and DP's are English/Welsh.

Moominsarehippos Tue 12-Feb-13 15:24:11

Ancient Roman
Persian
Greek

Me: French
DH: Gaelic
DD: Hebrew
DS: old English

Beatrixpotty Tue 12-Feb-13 15:35:53

Me:Scottish
DH:English
DS1:English
DS2: Latin

MrsPear Tue 12-Feb-13 15:41:33

MrsPear: English spelling of French name

MrPear: Albanian

Master and baby pear: Albanian

KaraStarbuckThrace Tue 12-Feb-13 15:43:39

Me: Russian
DH: Scottish
DS: Hebrew
DD: Irish/Italian

MrsPear Tue 12-Feb-13 15:43:53

wombling i am ashamed to say i had to google Sanskrit blush However i am now better informed which proves you do learn something everyday grin

Moominsarehippos Tue 12-Feb-13 15:44:27

Nobody admitting to have completely made up their child's name?

Join the discussion

Join the discussion

Registering is free, easy, and means you can join in the discussion, get discounts, win prizes and lots more.

Register now