Tags » "unusual Names"

Venetia Rogers

Her name caught my eye in the Laurel Hill Cemetery in Weston, MO —

I found her in some records, like the 1850 census, where she shows as Venetia Dose, the daughter of Walker and Susan Dose (one of 7 children).   107 more words

Unusual Names

LeBron James: LBJ and the Great Society of Awesome Names

LeBron James is going to be a Cavalier again. Jeah!


His name means “King.”  It’s an African name coming from the word “king”.  So, as <bleacherreport.com> said, his name really does mean “King James.”  I like his return for many reasons but let’s begin with his name.   315 more words


Origin: Old English

Meaning: Good vista; light-coloured vista.

Variations: Fairviews, Fairvista, Fayreview, Fayreviews, Fayrevista, Fair View,

Fair Views, Fayre View, Fayre Views

Interestingly, in my research Fairview is the second most popular house name in Australia. 11 more words

Unusual Names