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page 62 got me thinking about human names so I looked mine up (my real name), one site said my name was English and means wise protection. another site said it was Germanic and means protecting hands.

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Mon Apr 18, 2011 11:13 pm
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Hmm.. What sites did you use to get the meaning of your name? I wish to use them too.

EDIT: Here are the more decent sites I found: http://www.meaning-of-names.com/
http://www.name-meanings.com/
http://www.namespedia.com/index.php/Main_Page

My first name means "fighter" or "warlike". The meaning of my last name was a bit harder to find. Either "blessed" or "of uncertain origin"

Blessed Fighter. Definitely a warrior name :)


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Tue Apr 19, 2011 12:13 am
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Heh. I remember the old thread on this years ago. I also looked up my name back then, and it means "strong shield of the mountain(s)".
Cool, eh? :D

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Tue Apr 19, 2011 12:25 am
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Yes... I did this as Well last I knew my name is old english for "Famous Spearsman from the Town of Watan"... but I'll use the posted sites to see if there is further meaning. :)

EDIT: Ok using the first link, my first name means -
Fame Spear, Gender: Male, Origin: German

My last name means... note sure...hard to find Surname definitions.

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Tue Apr 19, 2011 2:47 am
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I was inspired to translate mine when I was lurking on the old forums. It seems my first name is thoroughly uninteresting, and it just means "man". However, the rest rather makes up for it, and it seems to translate to "Shining Warrior of the Valley".

Clearly a warrior's name, but I suspect Stillstorm would find me even less impressive than she does Alex. I do not look like a warrior either.


Tue Apr 19, 2011 5:44 am
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Well... in my 75lbs of Double-Ring 3/8ths inch galvanized steel Chain Mail, my leather-winged full Steel Helm, with my sheathed sharpened broadsword at my side and Round Steel Shield on my arm with tabard, cloak, leather thigh-high boots and leather gloves I look the warrior!

But I can also sword fight fairly well ...though Kenjutsu works a little differently when using a double-edged sword, like my 'Blaze'. I'm not really too familiar... with Sword and Shield Style being taught two-handed single long blade style of Kenjutsu. But I get the concept of it.

I'd like to know the meaning of my last name 'Wathen'... but it seems to refer to a town or villiage... as best I can determine.

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The site I reference most often for this is http://www.behindthename.com/.

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Martenzo wrote:
Hmm.. What sites did you use to get the meaning of your name? I wish to use them too.

EDIT: Here are the more decent sites I found: http://www.meaning-of-names.com/
http://www.name-meanings.com/
http://www.namespedia.com/index.php/Main_Page

My first name means "fighter" or "warlike". The meaning of my last name was a bit harder to find. Either "blessed" or "of uncertain origin"

Blessed Fighter. Definitely a warrior name :)


the first was from www.zelo.com the other sitwe was called www.blurtit.com

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My is Oakgrove Cliff. That's not a warrior name, it is place name. :(

Edit: @walkir: That's a name. 8-)

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Wow, my first name means "faithful" and my last name means "dog"... I'M MAN'S BEST FRIEND! >_>

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"God of war" here. If you follow the languages back to latin, otherwise it's just "a form of mars" which is descriptive in a sense, but not really the meaning, it's like defining john as "a form of johnathan".

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"lover of horses" and "famous wolf"... I have to go for "devourer of horses", I guess. The surname is just a flat medieval job description.


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I am the goat of war.

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Didn't know there are those. :lol:
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I have four names each with a single word meaning, though placed together they become a fancy chain. Immovable stone of truth and freedom.
Though the reality probably translates as: stubborn rock. :P


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I like to give bold council. :mrgreen:
Perhaps too bold, since my family doesn't live on the spot mentioned by the last name. :o

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God remembers, Beloved Leader, and grey house are the meanings of each part of my name respectively.

I didn't realize that the lord remembers a grey house...

I unno

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