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My favorite forms of Alexander

The name Alexander was the eighth-most-popular male name in the U.S. in 2015, and its popularity has been steadily rising since 1981, after it jumped from #92 to #70. It's been somewhere on the Top 10 since 2008, with its highest popularity so far being #4 in 2009. It's a strong, classic name which has…
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Baby Names from Esperanto - Ambicio, Fascina, Jubila

Baby Names from Esperanto - Ambicio, Fascina, Jubila | Name News | Scoop.it
Ever considered creating a baby name from a created language? Here are hundreds of possibilities from the man-made language Esperanto.
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Yes, what a very interesting concept!  A few that have struck me, for sound or meaning or both, as I looked through: Cedro (with a "ts"), Elstara, Filiko, Klera, Krevmaizo, Litorino, Malluma, Samnomulo, Ulmo (wasn't he a god of the sea?), Vidinda.

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A primer on Esperanto names

As everyone probably knows, Esperanto is the most widely-spoken artificial language in the world. About two million people speak Esperanto, including about 2,000 native speakers. Its name means "on...
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For more on Esperanto names, see also Nancy's post.  So I guess my Esperanto name could be Claro.  I quite like that.

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