Meaning: “Eloquent; well-spoken.”
Nicknames: Eula, Eulie, Lali
Detail: Eulalie is the French feminine form of Latin Eulalius, meaning “well-spoken.”
“Eulalie” is a poem written by Edgar Allan Poe. The poem is a bridal song about a man who overcomes his sadness by marrying the beautiful Eulalie. The woman’s love has a transformative effect on the narrator, taking him from a “world of moan” to one of happiness.
Eulalia (English, Italian, and Spanish)
Eulalie (English and French) [Eng (YOO-lah-lee); Fre (OO-lah-lee)]
The short forms:
Eulia (English, Italian, and Spanish)
Lalia (English, Italian, and Spanish),
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Absorbed in Robinson Crusoe by Collinson
Nicknames: Stone, Gato, Tony
Detail: Gaston serves up a bit of trouble as the main antagonist of Disney’s film Beauty and the Beast.
March Snow (1904) by Igor Grabar
Origin: Latin; Old English; French
Meaning: “Snow, new, juniper tree.”
Detail: Neva is derived from the Latin word
neve meaning “snow”.
A different derivation of Neva is from the Old English word
neowe which means “new”
Another origin of Neva is from the Old French Geneva meaning “juniper tree”
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Origin: Czech / Gaelic Meaning: “Rock.”
Origin: French Meaning: “Bird; Hazelnut.”
Origin: Greek Meaning: “Bright one; shining one; defender of men.”
Nicknames: Ala, Ali, Lena, Leni
Detail: Saint Alena was a Belgian martyr.
Alene (English and Czech)
Alenka (English, Russian, and Slavic)
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Meaning: “Good news.”
Nicknames: Eva, Eve, Evie, Lina
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Meaning: “Bow; Yew.”
Nicknames: Yffy, Effy
Detail: Possibly derived from the French name Yves, which originated as a shortened form of any Germanic name containing ‘iv’ (‘yew’).
Yfke Sturm is a Dutch supermodel.
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Meaning: “Vow; hostage.”
Pronunciation: (gees-LANE); (JEES-lane)
Nicknames: Ghis, Gea, Ghisli
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