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Suggestions please

Can anyone suggest an exotic sounding male name that has an English sounding short version, something Italian or Russian would be brilliant.
e.g Antonio = Tony, only not that obvious. Come on Cooers, don't fail me. It's for a short story I am writing.Blink

Posted at 3rd Nov 2008 - 10:10AM   Posted by Lampworkbeader   Suggestions please Comments: 10

Toady's Avatar Zander = Alexander

Posted by: Toady on 3rd Nov 2008 at 10:25AM

Salle de Bain's Avatar Not sure of the correct spellings here....especially the Russian ones!

Adonis (Don)
Augustus (Gus)
Anatoly (Nat)
Maximillian (Max)
Guillermo (Gill)
Stanislav (Stan)
Rostislav (Ross)
Joaquin (Jo)
Illarion (Larry)

Posted by: Salle de Bain on 3rd Nov 2008 at 10:42AM

Salle de Bain's Avatar Sorry, they were rubbish names...just seen Toadys....I see now...the short name has to be exotic too...not like er.....Stan for instance?

Back to the drawing board!Embarassed

Posted by: Salle de Bain on 3rd Nov 2008 at 10:50AM

Camilla's Avatar Oooh, a book you are writing............ how exciting lampie.

ANTON - Russian for ANTONIUS meaning "Invaluable"

SIMONE-Italian for SIMON meaning "Hearkening"

Posted by: Camilla on 3rd Nov 2008 at 10:57AM

Fennie's Avatar Vasiliy - Basil? Any good?

Vladimir - Didi?

Posted by: Fennie on 3rd Nov 2008 at 11:19AM

Cait's Avatar Eugene (Gene)
Christos - Chris
Alexander - Alex
Claudius - Claude]
Andreo - Andy
Marco - Mark
Lucius - Luke

Pathetic effort sorry

Posted by: Cait on 3rd Nov 2008 at 11:57AM

Lampworkbeader's Avatar Brilliant, Brilliant, Brilliant. Just what I need, thanks everso.Wink

Posted by: Lampworkbeader on 3rd Nov 2008 at 01:39PM

Exmoorjane's Avatar Illarion does it for me! I want one now!

Posted by: Exmoorjane on 3rd Nov 2008 at 01:41PM

Ivy's Avatar Illarion? is he hilarious? Sounds as crazy as Kallistos -our new cat-(Greek=the pretty one)

Posted by: Ivy on 3rd Nov 2008 at 03:44PM

Tattie Weasle's Avatar Xavier - Zar

Posted by: Tattie Weasle on 4th Nov 2008 at 09:52AM

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