Names from Ogden's St. Julien Cigarette Cards - Pt. 2


Here's the second and last part to the previous post. Hope everyone who read enjoyed!

Madge Lessing
Margaret Halston
Marie George
Marie Studholme
Miss Flopp
Miss Forster
Miss Fortescue
Miss Kerin
Miss M. Morris
Miss M. Sayre
Miss Marie Shields
Miss McNaughton
Miss R. Maitland
Mrs. Brown Potter
Mrs. Patrick Campbell
Muriel Beaumont
Nina Sevening
Nora Lancaster
Olga Nethersole
Phyllis Rankin
Ruby Verdi
Sarah Brooke
Vera Beringer
Winifred Emery

Names from Ogden's St. Julien Cigarette Cards - Pt. 1


Starting in 1875 in the US by the Allen and Ginter tobacco company, cigarette cards, which were sold in packs of cigarettes to not only stiffen the cigarette package, but also as a bit of clever advertising. They would feature anything from boxers, actresses, nature, military heroes, and sportsmen.

They went extinct during WWII, being discontinued to save paper, and never really picked back up, however one company, Doral, started trying to do so in 2000.
I came upon the Ogden's St. Julien collection called "beauty series" featuring actresses some time in the 1900's, and thought it would rather interesting to list their names!

Tell me what you think of this post, and which names were your favorites, of course!

Blanche Thorpe
Cissie Loftus
Clara Butt
Dora Barton
Dorothea Baird
Esme Beringer
Ethel Barrymore
Ethel Irving
Ethel Matthews
Evelyn Millard
Frances Earle
Helen Macbeth
Hilda Gunn
Isabel Jay
Jane May
Jessie Mooney
Julia Arthur
Kate Cove
Lena Ashwell
Lettice Fairfax
Lilian Braithwaite
Lily Brayton
Lily Hanbury
Lily Langtry
Louie Pounds
Mabelle Gillman

On My Mind: 1-10-18


Happy New Year!

Timothée - The first time this name really caught my attention was on actor Timothée Chalamet, a breakout star of the coming of age film "Call Me by Your Name". It is simply the French form of Timothy, pronounced vaguely like TEE-MAW-TAE. Chalamet, who was raised primarily in Hell's Kitchen, is the son of a Jewish mother and French father, and has a sister who lives in Paris named Pauline. He is fluent in French, and spent summers in "a little village about two hours outside of Lyon".

Mauricio/Maurizio/Maurício - At work there was a large foreign family, and I overheard the youngest member being called one of these names. I originally thought they were Spanish, but their pronunciation makes me lean towards the second option listed above, which is Italian. The name was really beautiful to hear, and I've taken quite a shine to it since hearing it.

Caleb - I've always liked this classic, Biblical option, and 2018 is the year of the dog, making this name especially appropriate. It is thought to mean "dog", or alternately, "whole-hearted".
 
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