Did you know that William Shakespeare is credited with adding literally hundreds of new words to the English language? In many cases, he turned nouns into verbs (like gossip, elbow and friend) he added the "un-" prefix (unaware, undress, unreal), he put words together (bedroom, lackluster) or created funny descriptors "green-eyed" (jealousy) and "wild-goose chase" (a hopeless quest).
He also "invented" a few female names along the way. These six names mostly owe their use to the Brilliant Bard.
𝗢𝗹𝗶𝘃𝗶𝗮 "𝗣𝗲𝗮𝗰𝗲" - from 𝘛𝘸𝘦𝘭𝘧𝘵𝘩 𝘕𝘪𝘨𝘩𝘵 - the lovely young Illyrian Countess whose wealth and beauty attract the pursuit of many would-be suitors; historians believe Shakespeare wanted an exotic-sounding name for his Illyrian...
Back in the day - around the 11th century - as the concentration of given names grew denser, the monarchy needed a way to distinguish among the many Johns, Roberts and Williams in a village - so that he could tax them properly. So, men were given identifiers, one of which was their occupation. That way, everyone knew who John (the) Baker vs. John (the) Miller.
Martin Luther King, Jr. would have turned 92 years old this year. Let's take a look at the name Martin, one part warrior, one part saint.
Thousands of years ago, the Ancients came up with a system of converting letters of their alphabet into numerical values in order to calculate and decipher the fundamental nature of a person, a thing or an abstract concept. There are numerical relationships found throughout the ancient world, including the Bible in which the symbolism of numbers is also extensive.
The featured name in each Name Story is calculated into a numerical value called a “Destiny” number. There are eleven possible Destiny Numbers, #1 through #9, plus Master #11 and 22. The personality traits located at the bottom of Name Stories prints fall into one of the following “types”:
#1: Pioneer. The Pioneer marches to...
The name heard around the world. Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor.
© Copyright 2009-2021 NAME STORIES, LLC all rights reserved
Love our name story for our baby boy! Such a special and personalized piece, would make great baby shower or 1st birthday presents!
it was beautiful! The personalization was a great addition. My 6 year old granddaughter is going to love it
Order was shipped and arrived quickly. Quality was just as expected and looks great in our nursery, would definitely recommend!
So happy to have seen your website. I have gotten one for each of my six grandchildren. Beautiful gift!
Was Very pleased how it turned out. Brought tears of joy to my Fiance.