Favorite Family Names...

I know a lot of people like to honor family members through names. Have you found any gems? Please list them below.

Philomène - I’ve always been a fan of [name_f]Philomena[/name_f], imagine my surprise when I found out this was my twice great grandmother’s name.

[name_m]Emile[/name_m] - One of my great grandfathers’ names which I love.

[name_f]Elvire[/name_f] - Find this to be very pretty one of my great grandmothers’ names.

[name_f]Harriet[/name_f] - My paternal grandmother’s middle, also love that it double honors [name_f]Harriet[/name_f] Tubman!

[name_m]Fritz[/name_m]

[name_m]Jaques[/name_m]

[name_m]Pierre[/name_m]

[name_f]Beatrix[/name_f]

André

[name_u]Pascale[/name_u]

[name_m]Calixte[/name_m] - Found this one interesting

From your list I really like [name_m]Emile[/name_m], [name_m]Pierre[/name_m], [name_f]Beatrix[/name_f] and [name_m]Calixte[/name_m].

I’ve got a lot of family names on my list. I’ve got Icelandic, Swedish and Polish heritage, so it’s pretty mixed. These are my favorites:

[name_m]Vincent[/name_m]
[name_m]Johannes[/name_m] (or [name_m]Johann[/name_m])
Arnaldur
Tadeusz
[name_m]Egon[/name_m]
[name_m]Florentin[/name_m]
[name_f]Lucyna[/name_f]
[name_f]Eugenia[/name_f]
[name_f]Barbara[/name_f]
[name_f]Johanna[/name_f]
[name_f]Karolina[/name_f]

SO also has some great names in his family, he has Assyrian and Jewish heritage. These are our favorites from his family:

[name_m]Abraham[/name_m](this is SO’s name, same as his grandfather’s, he goes by [name_m]Bram[/name_m])
[name_m]Menachem[/name_m] / [name_m]Mendel[/name_m]
[name_m]Yosef[/name_m]
Ashurdan
Yonan
Elishva
[name_f]Roza[/name_f]
[name_f]Martha[/name_f]
[name_f]Rivkah[/name_f]

[name_f]Dora[/name_f] and [name_f]Pearl[/name_f] are the only ones I’ve found that I like in my family!

[name_f]Filomena[/name_f]
[name_u]Damaris[/name_u]
[name_u]Ruby[/name_u]
[name_f]Magdalena[/name_f]
[name_f]Florence[/name_f]
[name_f]Hilaria[/name_f]
[name_f]Isabel[/name_f]
[name_f]Georgia[/name_f]
[name_f]Hannah[/name_f]

[name_m]Valentin[/name_m]
[name_m]Julian[/name_m]
[name_m]Johannes[/name_m]
[name_u]Ira[/name_u]
[name_m]Solomon[/name_m]
[name_m]Abel[/name_m]