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Sun Apr 17, 2011 11:37 pm
Cole says...



What are some Medieval/Middle Ages/Crusades names for males and females?

I need some suggestions for a story I'm writing called "The Infernal Order".
  





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Sun Apr 17, 2011 11:42 pm
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Rosendorn says...



Try this.

Behindthename.com> "more" (on the home page, there's a list of kinds of names. Click more)> bottom of that expanded list is "Medieval."
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Sat Apr 30, 2011 11:31 am
brassnbridle says...



I've actually had pretty good luck just going to google and typing in something along the line of 'medieval names'
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Sat Apr 30, 2011 11:38 am
Cole says...



Hmm, I can't find anything good.

All I've found are these and none of them fit exactly.

Boy:
Godwin
Godfrey
Edmund
Willow
Michael
Nemuel
Adlai
Ethaniel

Girl:
Arabella
Thalia
Myrrha
Eleanora
Levia
Adah
Thora
Thea
  








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