(urth) Names on the Whorl
dstockhoff at verizon.net
Wed Sep 8 04:56:57 PDT 2010
Of course, no "Anglo" name has a simple history. But these are plainly
---Warren (/woh-renn/), of old Germanic
<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Old_Germanic> origin, is a common English
language <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/English_language> masculine
<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Masculine> given name
<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Given_name>,or a surname
<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Surname> meaning "enclosure".
/chiefly British/ /a/ *:* a place legally authorized for keeping small
game (as hare or pheasant) /b/ *:* the privilege of hunting game in such
---"Wight" is Scottish, either from pale/fair-haired or nimble/strong.
My thought was that these names could be found in any language, like a
name derived from a particular trade. But they are pretty unique,
whichever derivation you choose.
On 9/8/2010 5:53 AM, Mr Thalassocrat wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 8, 2010 at 7:58 AM, David Stockhoff
> <dstockhoff at verizon.net <mailto:dstockhoff at verizon.net>> wrote:
> Which were the Anglo names? Were they trades, like Baker or Chandler?
> IGJ, Ch 13: Lieutenant Warren and Lieutenant Wight. "They're from the
> same town."
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