Origin of Names

People need names are because of identification purposes. People, places, verbs and other special items carry a special reference in order easily distinguish from one another, to clear out any form of confusion.

Onomastic is the study of names and the origin of names derive from the particular language in a person’s culture such as Zulu, Sanskrit or Hebrew. Interestingly enough, these names are not the only addressed to the person bearing the name, but also encompass symbolized meanings within these cultures. For example, Adel means noble from a Germanic root, but it is improvised as Adelle in English and Adela in Spanish.

The source for a good Christian first name may not necessarily apply to Christians only, which means that a young girl from Iran may be named Aisha even though it is established in English basis, because Aisha means alive in Arabic. Iranians, by the way, speak Persian and pride of their own literary history, which is quite distinctive from the Arabic literature.

Aaron is wildly popular and it is frequently mentioned in Hebrew verses. The mysterious fact about Aaron is that it originated from an Egyptian root. Quite many references are interlinked with different cultures and most of them are shortened from the original version and develop from them. For instance, Abe is the diminutive from Abraham and Abby is from Abigail. In many cultures, there is feminized adaptation of the masculine ones, such as Aaliyah, from the Arabic root of Ali.

In typical customary Hindu baby naming ceremony, each alphabet of a forename carries a denomination. The horoscope of the baby must be compatible with the cumulative value from the addition of the forename.  Due to various languages spoken in India, the forenames have many roots, such as Sanskrit, Karnatika, Dravidian, Urdu and Persian.

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