Origins of your 'name'

Morning peeps- hope you are all ready for Christmas? πŸŽ„πŸŽ…πŸŽ

I was just reading the morning post on NRAS and as I read, the 'names' of people always make me smile- silly sense of humour I'm afraid πŸ˜†Which leads to me asking...where did they originate from? Obviously we won't reveal any personal info ie- address details etc

I'll start: mine originates from my love of the character Moomin. I was lucky to have recently travelled to where he originated (Finland) and bought some prints which, in turn, lead to the Nordic colours in my loungeπŸ™‚

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  • Mine originated from roald dhal book Matilda which I really enjoyed

    Recently went to see the musical in London on a good day

  • I don't think mine needs much explanation Moomin but I look forward to the responses, some have had me baffled I admit. As I explained to Shadows-walker earlier due to my arches doing a runner & disappearing into a puff of smoke I can wear heels now, as long as they're a block heel for stability. So really nowadays not so much nomoreheels but canwearheels, though it doesn't have the same ring about it does it? I can wear wedges too now for the same reason so although I'd rather have my arches at least now they've gone I feel more feminine when getting poshed up. x

  • I think nomoreheels is one of the best names :) I wonder where helixhelix came from?

  • I thought I'd already replied but anyway Helix has explained her username further down Sue. x

  • I was boring.

    Jacqui

  • You and me both JacquiThomas99 :).... and of corse Sylvi

  • Mine is just a shortend version of my name Sylvia. Merry christmas to you all.xxxxx

  • Sylvia was my mum's name- nowt wrong with that ☺

  • Mine is my nickname which I inherited down the family tree after my dad and grandad , merry Christmas and hopefully a pain free one xxx

  • Feeling jealous as I never had a nickname 😊

  • Mine's nerdy...(like me?). Helix is the Latin name for a snail, which is what I am now in terms of speed of gettting about. And a double helix is the structure of DNA, and having a wonky gene is what caused me to have this disease in the first place...

    Happy holidays one & all.

  • Nothing wrong with nerdy πŸ˜‡

  • Great post! Here's mine😊

    Rise up this mornin'

    Smiled with the risin' sun

    Three little birds

    Pitch by my doorstep

    Singin' sweet songs

    Of melodies pure and true

    Saying', (this is my message to you)

    Singing' don't worry 'bout a thing

    'Cause every little thing gonna be alright

    Singing' don't worry (don't worry) 'bout a thing

    'Cause every little thing gonna be alright.

    I just have to hear this song by Bob Marley when I'm down or worried and I know everything is going to be ok.

    Happy Christmas Everyone x

  • Love Bob Marley- I called one of my cats Marley☺

  • Oh I like yours 3littlebirds2

  • In our island shop (yes there's only one!) they often put the handle of my bag over my forearm so it doesn't hurt my hands. One day she turned to the bemused holidaymaker standing behind me and explained " she's got creaky wrists".

  • Love that lol πŸ˜ƒ

  • Mine should have been Becky but i hit the e twice so hence Beecky

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  • LOL πŸŽ„

  • Mine is the initials of my first and surname. 71 my age... I will be 71 forever on here, should have made it 21 !!lol.

  • I work in a school and all the children 'know' I'm 21! πŸ˜†

  • Gosh and I though you were born in 1971 πŸ˜‰

  • I wish...then I wouldn't have had my wonderful sons. Lol

  • Like it .. I am 21 in my head, unfortunately the body tells a different story. Always live in hope....enjoy your Christmas and a better new year. Hugs X G

  • Mine is a lazy attempt - my own name written backwards!

  • Smart ☺

  • Or should I say trams πŸ˜†

  • 😁😁😁

  • Well, I used to think fruit and nut were two of my five a day, hence the name. I've given up the habit but stuck with the name. Happy Christmas and a healthy New Year to you all.

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  • I've been avoiding your post, but I do keep rereading it...It kind of makes me laugh.....Why?....Well if you knew me personally, you would know that I have a wicked sense of humour..I am known for my quick & funny comeback quips and sarcasm..All you have to do is just read some of my replies on this site......but to tell you the truth Suzannedale is my actual 1st and middle name. I mean I just froze like a deer in the headlights and I couldn't think of anything else.... lol :)

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  • Mine is from an old TV add for Martini. The idea came after my divorce & I had to start a new life.

    When asked about what I wanted to do I would reply that I would try - anything - anywhere - anytime - BUT not just with anyone. And that was where the line came from. Also my name is Gladys and for some reason people spell it wrong or dont believe me - so my reply is G at the front S at the end and LADY in the middle- just like me a lady thro & thro. Martinilady.

    Happy Christmas everyone xx

  • Mine is because I'm very unimaginative and so just thought of a book title which included my name - books having seen me through the "best of times and the worst of times!"

    I just checked that quotation and it seems to be describing the world today. Some looking forward to change others despairing of it.

    Wishing you all something to look forward to and a respite during Christmas particularly from the pain.

    "It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of Light, it was the season of Darkness, it was the spring of hope, it was the winter of despair, we had everything before us, we had nothing before us, we were all going direct to Heaven, we were all going direct the other way – in short, the period was so far like the present period, that some of its noisiest authorities insisted on its being received, for good or for evil, in the superlative degree of comparison only."

    It means it was a time of contradictions. The two cities referred to were London and Paris during the turmoil of the French Revolution. For the oppressed citizens of 18th-century France, the revolution’s proclamation of the rights of man was indeed a β€œspring of hope.” But for those of the ancient rΓ©gime, or the outgoing political system, it was a β€œwinter of despair,” leading to death and destruction.

  • mine is just my name shortened Cheryl after my sister named me a cherry - had rosy red checks after getting over yellow jaundice.

  • Mine is actually a customization of my very plain name - Carol. But even with Carol USA, someone else had it, hence the Caeryl. If my mother wouldn't get upset, I would actually consider changing my name to that name - haha

  • I chose my name because as a little girl I remembered the pretty tall pink flowers growing over wasteground and railway sidings.I found out they were called rosebaywillowherb,such a pretty name for a weed! Wishing you all a happy, peaceful Christmas.xx

  • A lovely light hearted post Moomin πŸ˜ƒ

    My name is Sandra but a very close friend always refers to me as Sanbanan (in a nice way).....and it stuck!

    Hope everyone has a lovely xmas πŸŽ…πŸŽ„β›„

  • Mine, from my daughters love of Mickey Mouse,

  • Mines a mixture - Dee is my nickname and archer because up until recently I was an archer who competed at an international level until RA struck me down.

  • Wow!

  • You can guess where I live with mine and the 123 very boring and could not think what else to put at the time.

  • Mine is bookworm because I am one- can read even if am not able to do much else! 55 is from my d.o.b.

  • Good post Moomin8!

    Mine is my usual way of living - always trying to see the glass half full.

  • A positive mind is the only way 😊

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