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June is the sixth month of the year in the Georgian calander named after the Roman Goddess Juno
The proud- and noble- Irish surname of "Dowdy" derives from the  ancient Gaelic language word "dubh", meaning dark-complexioned or  black. First found recorded in County Mayo, they were the  traditional Princes of Hy-Fiachra in Connaught.
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The last name "Cintron" originated as a Hispanic name. The exact  meaning is unknown, but it might be a variation of the Spanish  world for belt, "cinturon".
Please be more specific, as the very popular feminine given name of  Nicole has garnered great renown through the deeds of many people  throughout our world's somewhat limited history. In the US alone,  there are currently (unofficially) over 440,000 persons with the  given name of Nicole. Over...
I wonder if you type wrong word. Do you mean this word ditto?
The surname schorah has been came from French.
The name is from the Ancient Greek Μόλυβδος molybdos, meaning lead, since its ores were confused with lead ores.
Flores is most likely Spanish in origin meaning "flowers".
González is of  Spanish origin, and it means "son of  Gonzalo"; Gonzalo perhaps Teutonic in origin derived from the  Old High German gundis- "war" and salvo(e) of debated meanings.
The surname Shoe was first found in Bavaria. It derives from the  Anglo-Saxon (German) word "schuh" and the Olde English "scoh"  meaning shoe and is job-descriptive for a shoe maker.     
Brandi is an alternative spelling of the English name Brandy.  Brandy comes from the English word brandy "an alcoholic  drink." It's meaning is ultimately derived from the Dutch word  brandewijn meaning 'burnt wine.'
Poole is derived from a corruption of the  Celtic word  bol and/or the  Old English word  pool denoting a place near a pool or creek. The last name is  likely English in origin.
Fuller is an English occupational name denoting one who fulls wool  or cloth.
The surname Sheldon began with the ancient Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain.The surname Slim carries some controversy, as it has Scottish AND English origins, while there are also some Irish descendants claiming 'first to name'...
The surname Corpuz originated in the country of Philippines.
Someone with shiny, smooth hair that lies close to the head.
katelran,hallen reaallen,tathelyan, acunamatata
Stein is Teutonic in origin, coming from the Old High German stein  meaning "something hard, a rock".
  easy -- to do something with little or no effort
Australia / England / Ireland
Well, there are so many ways to use the word Bath in a sentences. likewise , 1 Make your habbit to take "bath" everyday. 2 He has become too dirty after playing football outside with his friends and now he's going to home to take bath. 3 Ali has taken bath today. 4 He wants to take bath to...
Because Simmons was the name of the blacksmith who had invited all  Jews to spread.
Of Anglo-Saxon origin, Myers means "Mayor, steward".
D'Amore is Italian in origin meaning "from love".
It's an English last name. In the past, Jewish people sometimes changed their last name to a non-Jewish name so that they wouldn't be discriminated against or even killed. So a Jewish person could possibly have the last name Chandler.
From Arva County in the former Hungarian kingdom now Slovakia
The name Snavely is an americanization of the Swiss-German Schnäbele, Schnäbeli, Schneebeli, Schnebli, or Schnebly. So the anwer is that most "Snavelys" can trace their ancestry to Switzerland. The root of the name is the German word for "snow."
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The earliest form was Brion, possibly borrowed from Welsh, which later became Brian in Irish. The original Celtic form is *Brigonos ('high, noble').   The most famous Brian was Brian Ború, high-king of Ireland, who was victorious at the Battle of Clontarf in 1014 and founded the O'Brien line.
T.T is supposed to resemble a face.the tops of the t's are closed eys and the lines are streams of tears. the period is the nose. T.T I think its something totally different, whereas many people see it as a crying person (As he/she said the 'I' are streams of tears) I think it is a emote without...
Kornahrens is of German descent and means keeper of the record of the corn harvest
Because if it's volcanic origins
I think so! This is my name and I really like it...I think it is prettier spelled like Rebekah then Rebecca. I know 2 other Rebecca's but I'm the only one spelled like that..Yes, I like it too!
  There is probably a more technical answer; but I've always noticed that motherlessness is nearly universal.
A patronymic name of Danish and Norwegian origin, Hansen is derived  from Hans (the diminutive of Johannes [the German variant of John  from Hebrew Yôḥānnān (Yaweh is gracious]) + -sen (son of).
Hawkins is an English surname meaning "falconry".
Ruth (רות) is a Hebrew name which was derived from the Hebrew word רְעוּת (re'ut) meaning "friend".
stupid extremely unattractive
Aldebaran is from the Arabic al-dabarān, meaning "the follower".
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Wielding the formidable family motto of "I will rest under a  shadow!", the proud and noble French surname of Martini strides  valiantly through the gathering mists of time from Normandy, where  they've held a family seat since early times.
Daisy comes from the Old English dæġes ēaġe meaning  "day's eye".
The proud and noble English surname of Howard emerged from the  ancient Anglo-Saxon tribes who once ruled all of Britain. It comes  from either the Old German language or the Old French language, but  is first recorded in Norfolk in 1273 A.D.   Family motto: "Virtue Alone Invincible!"
Lebanese. It means "priest" in Arabic. Traditional spelling is "Khoury".
These days, any person can have any surname. However, the proud and  noble German surname of Weiner derives from the Middle High German  language word "wanne", a type of basket. Early members of the  Weiner family were makers and/or sellers of winnowing fans, which  were/are the baskets used to...
  The word is 'misericordia' and it means 'Mercy'.
  Mark 3:17: "And James the son of Zebedee, and John the brother of James; and he surnamed them Boanerges, which is, The sons of thunder"Dennis R MacDonald (The Homeric Epics and the Gospel of Mark) has researched Homeric parallels in Mark's Gospel. He says the two disciples, James and John, the...
Slyly slinking forth through the gathering mists of time and  proudly bearing the family motto of "The Fox To Victory!", the  proud and noble Irish surname of Fox emerges first in the records  of County Limerick, where they had held a family seat since the  most ancient of times.
A single star was part of the Long Expedition (1819), Austin Colony (1821) and several flags of the early Republic of Texas. Some say that the star represented the wish of many Texans to achieve statehood in the United States. Others say it originally represented Texas as the lone state of Mexico...
Yes. It means "joining" and the people with this name were originally Levites.
Definition: An occupational surname for someone who cut cloth for tailors, from the Middle Low German "schrader" or "schroder," meaning tailor or the German verb "schroten," meaning to cut. Surname Origin: German Alternate Surname Spellings: SCHRODER, SCHRADER [saccade]
Heath is an Old English male given name and surname denoting onewho lived on a moor or heath.
Copernicium's name comes from the famous astronomer Nick Copernicus.
A phoenix is a legendary bird that sets itself on fire and rebirth from its ashes. Some people believe that there can only be one phoenix at a time. It looks like a bird on fire. It is a fantastic creature from the Ancient Greek Mythology. It is a symbol of rebirth, reconstruction, of perpetual...
It's Ukranian. (Very common there, actually).
Power or Powers is derived from the Norman French povre (poor); common in Waterford and surrounding counties. It is spelled 'de Paor' in Irish.
  It is linguistically English, but in some cases it may be a translation from another lanugage, such as German Hausmann.
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Carla is the female version of the name Carl. It comes from the Old  English word ceorl, which means "free man."
It's derived from the Gaelic Mac Conaill meaning "son of Conall". Conall is derived from "cú" meaning wolf and "gal" meaning valor.
Eris is another dwarf planet that is sometimes called Pluto's twin. All though, it is slightly bigger than pluto. It was named after Eris, the Greek goddess of Discord.
Obfuscated by the withering mists of time, the actual meaning of  the proud and noble Irish surname of Conroy first emerged from the  area of Galway Bay. Perhaps your search should be directed there,  as they had held a family seat during ancient times in Clooncraff  parish, in Roscommon county.
Jade comes from the Spanish name meaning "green gemstone". Jade can be a french name also pronounced Ja-de
Striding boldly forth through history despite the withering mists  of time, the proud and noble English surname carries the mighty  family motto of "My beloved country will conquer!". The formidable  Anglo-saxon tribes who anciently ruled all of Britain bestowed this  surname upon persons living...
Sanskrit is an ancient Indo European language, and it greatly  influenced languages in and around India. Hindi, Bengali, Assamese,  Konkani, and Marathi are all closely related to Sanskrit.
ORIGIN- Greek MEANING- Inflaming men with love
It's a fusion between "CG" and "INA".
The adjective 'Apollonian' is derived from the ancient Greek god,  Apollo. Referring to basic characteristics of that ancient god,  'Apollonian' can carry a wide variety of meanings, such as  'orderly,' 'just,' 'harmonious,' 'moderate,' and 'sunny,' among  others.
Possibly English.    Check out: http://www.houseofnames.com/xq/asp.fc/qx/cruse-family-crest.htm
German, of Slavic origin
It is your thinking of amazing stuff.
The surname Hood Anglo-saxon and means to protect.
exaggerate means magnify something more than what is true. This is what it means in your sentence. The scenes somehow make what is normally an ordinary event, amazing. It's hard to be more specific because I can't see the scenes in the selection.
At a jewelry store...
I'm afraid you will never find the answer on that question, unless you start making a geneology tree.The name exists in Belgium, the Netherlands, France, Germany, Switzerland under different forms: Brock, Brok, Debrock, Brocx, Brokx, Brocks and many more.The name could be derived of the word "broek"...
Danaka is a Slovik name that means "The Morning Star" . Name variations include: Danica,and Danica. Famous Danaka's? Danica Patrik (Nascar driver), Danaka "13"Wagner (actress/celeb blogger), and Danaka McKellar (actress).
The meaning of the name "Kaukauna" has been variously explained over the years. Dr. Herbert B. Tanner writes the following in his booklet, The History of the Streets of Kaukauna:   "The word Kaukauna is unique among names for there is no other like it. The bureau of ethnology in Washington gives...
Many surnames derive from physical features of the area in which a  person lived, such as Hill, Dale, Rivers, Cove, and Groves.
Sane and vigorous woman
I don't think it is. I know some Japanese people and I asked them, and they said they'd never heard it before, and that it's unlikely for it to be one.