Friday, October 14, 2016

Gascon language girls names

Gascon is a dialect of Occitan spoken in Gascony, France, whose speakers at one point in history were Basque. Here are some beautiful and unique female names from this origin, which are unlike anything you've seen before. None of these names were used in 2016 in the U.S. except for Adelaida, Alaria, Belina, Celina and Clarie.

Adelaïda (from Adelaide)
Aimelina
Aizivella
Alaizina
Alamanda, Allemande
Alaria
Alesta
Alissende, Alissenda
Almoïse
Amadeta
Amandina
Amaneva
Anderequina
Arsende
Asalaïs
Auda
Aulaire
Belina
Berengaria, Bereguièira
Bertrana
Biatris
Blanqua
Bousigat
Brayda
Brunissen, Brunissenda
Cathelina
Célina
Ciragua
Claramontine
Clariana
Clarie
Cristia
Domengina
Domenja
Eisabèu
Ermessinde
Esclarmonda
Esperta
Esterelle (thought to be a Provençal fairy who protects pregnant women, means "star")
Estevena
Fortina
Franquine
Garsenda
Gauzia
Guiana
Guilhelma
Guiralda
Isabèu
Izelda
Jacotte (found in Foix)
Jenofa
Jouselet
Liloia
Liorada
Loïsa
Mabilia
Magalona (Occitan name for the planet Venus as well)
Maguelone
Marguesa
Mataline
Mathive
Miquèla
Miramonda
Pantxika
Pascalina
Pasquine
Pélegria
Penelopa
Peyrona
Phélipa
Quitèira
Ralia
Ramonda
Rixen (from Rixende)
Rixenda
Sança (prn. SAHN-sha) also Sancia and Sancie
Saubade
Séguine, Seguina
Seurine
Sibila
Sicarde
Thalesa
Veziade
Vuissance, Vuissancia
Zouè

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