What's in a Name?

At last! The long-awaited, second addition to our names for Medieval Men.


Dalibor
Gender:  Masculine
Usage:  Czech, Slovak, Croatian, Serbian, Slovene, Medieval Slavic
Pronunciation:  [possibly] DAH-li-bohr, DAL-i-bohr

Meaning & History
Derived from the Slavic elements dal meaning "far away" and borit meaning "to fight."


Hann
Gender:  Masculine
Usage:  Medieval English
Pronunciation:  HAHN, HAN (as in "hand")

Meaning & History
Medieval English form of Iohannes, the Latin version of the given name John, from Yochanan meaning "YAHWEH is gracious."


Jurian
Gender:  Masculine
Usage:  Medieval German
Pronunciation:  [possibly] YUR-ee-ahn, YUR-ee-ann, JUR-ee-ann  (Unsure of the pronunciation.  I believe German j's are sounded as y's, but if used as a story character, it can be pronounced any way you [the author] likes.)

Meaning & History
Medieval Low German form of George, ultimately meaning "farmer, earthworker."




















Guarin
Gender:  Masculine
Usage:  Medieval French
Pronunciation:  [possibly] GOW-ra(n) (French), GWA-rin, GAHR-rin

Meaning & History
Norman French form of Warin, a Germanic given name taken from the element war meaning "guard."























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Other random Medieval names may appear every now and then, randomly.  =]

Any requests??




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