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Utah Baby Names (That distinctive name that says, "I'm Mormon.")
The Utah Baby Namer ^ | Wes and Cari Clark

Posted on 01/24/2003 4:41:20 PM PST by A.J.Armitage

What's In a (Utah) Name?

by Cari Bilyeu Clark


When my husband and I moved from Utah to the Washington, D.C. area seventeen years ago, we knew nothing of the inadvertent legacy we carried from our four years in Utah. Shortly after we arrived in our new home, we saw a television commercial for a local grocery store chain. The spokeswoman's name was the unusual "Odonna." "She's gotta be from Utah," I said to my husband. "That's a Utah name if I ever heard one."

We eventually learned that Odonna was, indeed, Utah born and bred.

It dawned on us that many names we'd heard during our college careers, and found only mildly remarkable, were indeed unique to the Utah Mormon culture. Thus began our quest to define what makes some names singularly Utahn, and what sets them apart from ethnic names with roots in other cultures, such as Juanita or Shoshanna; or African-American names such as Tawanda and Shaquille; or the newly common, soap-operaesque handles such as Skylar, Tiffany, Raven, and Adrienne. There's a difference, and it's not just the obviously Mormon scriptural names like Mahonri or Nephi or Moroni. Often identifying a Utah name is a gut feeling akin to Justice Potter Stewart's definition of pornography: you know it when you see it.

The quintessential Utah name often has a French-sounding prefix such as Le-, La-, Ne-, or Va-. Often names appear to have genesis in the combined names of the parents--Veradeane or GlenDora, for example. Related is the practice of feminizing the father's name--as in Vonda (dad is Vaughan) or Danetta. Others, such as Snell or Houser, appear to be surnames called into service as first names.

Related is the curious tendency, more common in Utah than elsewhere, for men (women do not seem to do this) to use the first initial, then the full middle name as the given name, such as L. Flake Roberts, who ran for office in Utah County when we lived there. (Come on, you've noticed this habit among the general authorities of the LDS church!) Besides puzzling over why someone would want to be known as "Flake," it makes one wonder just what the "L" stands for.

[Hmmmm. Where have we heard about that before? --A.J.]

So my husband and I entertained ourselves by collecting the often bizarre names we found in Utah publications (including the obituaries, which indicates that this is not a recent fad) and of Utah natives we met. We compiled a list and shared it with our friends, who often as not had a few more to add. We really hit a bonanza when one woman shared our observations with her mother, who worked at a Utah bank and had access to lots of names. She started her own list and began sending the names to us. (My personal favorite, LaNondus, came from this source.) Another friend told us of a set of sisters, all of whose names began with "Ja."

Once my husband had Internet access, he collected more names and corresponded with another couple who amused themselves the same way. They made cleverly categorized lists: "The ward choir director's daughters: LaVoice, Choral, Audia."

It makes you wonder what some parents were thinking when, for instance, they named their baby girl Lanae (la-nay)--and she unfortunately ended up with a big nose (le nez [la-nay] in French means "the nose"). Or the girl named M'Lu--are clever wags endlessly asking her to skip to it? And how the heck do people with apostrophes in their names fill out computerized forms? There's no apostrophe space. The guy I really pity, though, is the one saddled with the unfortunate moniker, Rube.

Of course, parents cannot predict what new interpretations the marketplace will bring to the names they lovingly bestow on their offspring. I once worked at a company which had dealings with a woman named LaPriel (pronounced la-prell). When I told my former roommate about this inexplicable first name, she sardonically replied, "What's her sister's name--LaTegrin?"

With the generally larger-than-average family, often saddled with the very ordinary surnames Smith, Johnson, or Young, it's not surprising that many Utah parents look for unique given names for their children. When you throw in the reverence for family and ancestors forwarded by the LDS Church, it seems inevitable that someone would end up with LaEarl, KDell, Arnolene or Hariella.

Some names, though, seem to defy description--if not pronunciation. While pride of place may have spawned Utahna, how did somebody come up with Wealtha? And while Lloydine's genesis seems plausible, how on earth were Printha or Noy coined? And I have no idea what constitutes the correct pronunciation for Kairle or Tawhnye. (I suspect they may be wildly creative spellings of Carol and Tonya.)

Perhaps the following list (by no means comprehensive) will amuse you. Perhaps it will offend you. Perhaps you will find your name, or the name of a relative, on it. Or perhaps you will be so enchanted by a particular name that you'll want to bestow it upon one of your own offspring. If that is your plan, first do this: go to the back door, fling it open and yell the name at the top of your lungs six or eight times, because that's how it's going to be heard for the next eighteen years. And remember, when little Wynante (boy or girl, you choose) grows up, you'll have to live with the consequences.




The Cream of the Crop

The Clarks' Favorite Utah Names

Updated 24 January 2003


The new parents couldn't be happier: Gladell & Delightra (sisters), Luvit, Delecta, Delite, Joyette, Joi, Joyia, Joyellen, Joycell, Hallah Lujah [How about Hallah Back Y'all? --A.J.], Bliss, Joyanne

Cleanliness is next to Godliness: Zestpoole, Sparkle

The Ward Choir Director's Daughters: Aria, Audia, Aurel, Choral, LaVoice, Tonilee, Capella, Chime, Rocksan Violin

Jewels every one: Amulet, Pearlette, Pearlene, Emerald, JewlyAnn, Ahmre Jade, Treasure Tonya, Turquoise Nova, Sequin, Amethist.

Girls you just know have big, floofy hair: Blondeen, Rayette, Faundaree, Shazette, Shasheena, Honilynn, Najestica, Teasa, Shazzanna, Pluma, Bobbette, Blonda, Breezy, Wenderella, Aquanetta, Brinderella, Dazzlyn

Maybe they're in the Klingon Ward: Tchae, Xko, Corx, G'ni, Vvhs, Garn, Ka, Deauxti, Xymoya, Sha'Kira [Her older sister is called Macare'na.], Zy, Xela, Tscharna, Nivek, Zon'tl, Zagg, Xan, Judziah Datz (a female, named after a character in Star Trek), K'lar (ditto), Jarna Nazhalena, Chod, Xarek, Grik, Stod, T'Shara, Tral, Sherik, Curg

[I am Krang the Merciless!! And I'm a Mormon!]

The Worth of a Soul: Cashley

Astronomical: LeVoid, Sunan, Moonyene, Starlene, Sunelly, Luna, Lunia, Solinda, Sunirae, Staryl, Marandastarr, Season, Aries, Starlyn, Cressent, Celestial Starr, Summerlyn, Astrolena

Could only be LDS: Cumorah Hill, Liahonna, Ensign, Nauvoo, Kirtland, Templa, Templer, Tempella, Tempalia, Ziona, Deseret (and Desereta), Tabernacle, Woodruff, Pratt, Tithing, Quorum, Helamans Warrior, Iron Rod, Morona, Manti, Stripling, Nephi Courage, Celestial Glory, Celestian, Brighaminie, Zion, Xione (pronounced "zion")

Parents were BYU math majors: Alpha Mae, Seven, Seavenly, Twenty, Prime, Omega Lee, Jennyfivetina, Tenna [Mormon porn star: Tenna Tameson.], Elevena, Ninea, Eighta

[How would you like to be named after your birth order?]

You can name a kid this, but you shouldn't ingest it: Cola, Vinyl, Orlon, Chlorine, Clorene, Florene, Florine, Lexann, Dow, Tide, Downy, Codiene, Daquari, DeCon, Starbuck, Crayon, Treasure Cocaine

[Classy. Real classy.]

Names inspired by the family car: Audi, Fairlene, Celecta, Pontiac, Vonda, Vonza, Auto, Cherokee, Lexus, Porsche, Skylark, Truckston, Avis, Chevrollette, Chevonne, Caprice, Dodge

["Honey, nothing says class like Lexus. Now go make some jello."]

Wishful thinking: Darlin', Courage, Winsome, Justan Tru, Pictorianna, Paradise Sunrise, Sage, Angelic, Breed, Godlove, Myrth, LaVirgin, DeFonda Virtue, Chastice, Normalene, Lovie Angel, Precious Blessing, Heavenly Melanie, Glee, Mormon Beauty, Pledger, Jentill, Devota, Coy, Fondd, Bridella, Verna Noall, Vervine, Viva, Golden Noble, MarVel, MemRee, Brunette, Merrily, Merry Ann, Celestial, Cherrish, Kash, Cashelle, Teton, Forever, Luvit, Mystiq, Worthy, Truly, Pleasant, Speedy, Hereditary, Shrudilee, Halo, Gentry, Truthanne, Finita, Mavryck, Amen, Merrijane, Marvelous Man.

Dad's hobby is obvious: Justa Cowgirl, Rode O, Hazer, Durango, Rifle, Laker, Jazz, Truck. Granite, Garnet, Gneiss (and other sisters with rock names beginning with “G.”)

Conversational: Whisper, Chat

Indications of possible birthplace: Arizonia, Floria, Montania, Utah, Utahna, Idahana, Idaho, Mauntana [Flunk spelling, name you kid Mauntana. Study hard!], Michigan, Nevadna, Okla, Vermont, Wyoming, Wyoma, Cache, Jordana, Payson, Vernal, Boise, Brookelynn, Lexington, Demoyn, Fredonia, Leremy, Platte, Salina, Seattle, Takoma, Tulsa, Tustin, Vail, Lundyn, Londyn, Irelynd, Irelan, Madrid, Manila, Cairo, Damascus, Tyre, Desert, Shahara, Trinidad, Houston, Cachelyn, D'Asia, Edon, Takoda, Orem, Shannon doah, Davenport Shore

No man (or woman) is an island - exceptions: Oahu, Irlanda, Tonga, SeaBreaze, Tiki Lou

Possible conception placenames: Hilton, Nafeteria, Bridges, Castle

Indications of possible birthdates: Juneth, Junola, LaJune, Julyn, Halloween, Novella, Summerisa, Winnter, Christmas Holiday, Merrienoel, Kris Miss, Tuesdee, Aprella

The day dawn is breaking: Dawnae, Dawnia, Dawnel, Dawnelle, Dawnene, Dawnalyn, Dawnette, Karadawn, RaDawn, Keturah Dawn, SheriDawn, LuDawn, LaDawn, Le Dawn, El Dawn, Dawnetta, Dawnese, Mistidawn, Berva Dawn, Celestial Dawn, Bodawn, Honey Dawn, Sunrise, Dawny, Yodawn, Dawnika, Dawnray, Denverly Dawn, Sunni Dawn, Dusty Dawn, Taradawn, Twyla Dawn, Georgia Dawn, Iva Dawn, Marva Dawn

Dad was a plumber: Valva, BeDae, Latrina, La Jonne, Digger

Dad worked for the postal service: Mailene

Dad's a lawyer: Justicia

Dad had a hernia: Truss

Less is more: La, Oa, NB, T, M, Q, JJ

I hope the computer will accept apostrophes in the name fields: D'Ann, D'Aun, D'Bora, D'Dee, D'Elise, D'Loaf, D'Shara, E'all, L'Deane, L'orL, Ja'mon, J'Costa, J'dean, J'Leen, J'net, J'Shara, J'Vonna, La'Donis, Me'shell, M'Jean, M'Kaaylie, M'Kenna, Mi'Lara, M'Lisa, M'Liss, M'Lu, M'Recia, O'lea, R'dell, R'lene, Shan'l, Young'n, B'andra, De'lys, D'Dree

["And the called her... O'Lestra. She had the runs a lot."]

Future names of prescriptions: Lyravin, Monalaine, Nyleen, Merlaine, Monease, Naquel, Ronalene, Nylan, Rolayne, Tyron, Lexine, Lyrin, Mikatin, Artax, Xtrin, Tylene, Qedrin, Tamrin, Denilyn, Kevrin, Nicolin, Xylan, Tolex, Zylan, Daycal, Falycid, Zerin, Davon, Sydal

Wow! What a Babe!: Wavie, Zhalore, LaTanna, Tressa, LaDreama, Amourette

Fluid-related: Thermos, Soda, Logan River, Jordan River, Susquehannah, Canteen

When simple alphabetic characters aren't enough: K-8 (pronounced "Kate," I guess)

[Kids: that's happens when you're illiterate. Stay in school!]

Politically incorrect: Sambo, Aryion

[Maybe they weren't thinking "Aryan", but "Arian". Heretics gotta stick together!]

Heard chanted in the Salt Lake airport: Ara-Om

Has food connotations: Dianarea, Dicey, Vindalu, Blenda, Strawberry, Sugarlee, Beena, Pork Chop, Sesami, Jar, Karmel, Kresent, TaffiLyn, Chipo

Had breathing problems in the hospital nursery: Azure, Syrullean

You might find in a forest: Wrendie, Jilbear, Timber, Oaks, Pixie, LaFawnduh, Fawn-Dew, Ember, Bird, Magpie, Serenity Fawn, Paradi, L'Aire, Brookelle, Sylvan, Fawna, Lawn, Rain, Gazelle, El Fawn ["El" makes it masculine, "Fawn" makes it girly-poofy. El Fawn: expressing pride from Salt Lake City to San Francisco.], Aspen, Acacia, Panda, Briar, Rhodendra, Fernnola, Birdene, Hummingbird, Disney, Chinchilla Zest, Haven, Glade

No doubt about it, this kid's in charge: Rexina, Rexine, Queenola, Dominee, Ruger, Messiah Angel, Oden, RexDee, Navy, Jentry, Czar, LeeMaster, Quintessa, Marquessa, Leviathan, Captain.

Smells: Cachet, Reaka, Violeet, Avon, Budla

Faux ethnic: Laddie, Walkasheaqua, Bsjonet, Hishla, Chilnecha, Forthilda, Kaltighanna, Alainka, Chip-wa, Pawnece America, Zem Saxon, O'Ann, WaThene, Sheighlagh, Valliere

Commemorating something or another: Welcome Exile, Confederate American, Southern Justice, Liberty Lulu, Young Elizabeth, Genesis, MistiNoele, Imagine, Thankful Flood, Friends Forsaken, Joyous Noel, Tennyson, Knight Train, Miracles Precious One, Sunday's Hoseana, Disney, Blessing Ream, Stormy Shepherd, Denim Levi, Vernal Independence, Sincere Devotion, Mothers, Elvoid, Noah-Lot, Mormon Miracles, MyLae, Nightrain Lane, Zion Anakin, Jeopardee, Statehood, Denim Levi

Let's hope not: Rube, Sleeza, Nymphus, Golden P., Burns, Hydra, Non, Malis, Talon, Beefea, Patches, Storm, Slayer, Sterile, Slaughter, Jynx, Hyde, Prynne, StormiAnn, Sham, Apathy, DeRail, Dull, Gamble

In a class of their own (In fact, I'm not sure I believe these but we asked for details and a confirmation and got convincing replies, so here they are): NaLa'DeLuhRay, Phakelikaydenicia, Zaragrunudgeyon ("Zarg," for short), Jennyfivetina, Tiarrhea, Nudity, VulvaMae, DaLinda LaDale, Tugdick, Saunsceneyouray, and, yes... Clitoris.

["Well, it sounded pretty when the doctor said it, and my wife Placenta likes it."]

Teletubbies: Laalaa

Guaranteed to get last place on our list (or anyone else's): ZZkora

I can't think of anything clever to write but these must be mentioned: Barbeli, Revo Cram, Feramorz, Glint, LaNondus, Wynante, Camera, Lecoya, AureJudd, NaNon, Bimberly, DavidO, Leumas ("Samuel" backwards), Ralphene, Shimber, T-vive, Synthi, CoJane, Nona-rene, Gaylawn, Txanton, LaZello, Daycal, Sancie D'Wan, RaVoe, Zenus, Gatobon, LaEarl, Trystal, AndiOdette, Serenity-Tabitha-Ann, Alexavier, X Y Zella, Bonquisha, Musser Cenia, Jubeltine, Oryeon, Shlori, Danlonaga, Zedwain, Casualeen, Young'n, Shambertine Crille, Canon, Malique, LeeWitt, Jazzeri, DeRaunz, Teru, Aaro, Divid, Cimemthymia, LaDonnaJosephrania, LaDeeDee, deRalph, MaddLynAlain, Vyquetoriya, Falycid, Rophis, Mick BonScott, Kaysional Tempest, Darianlelo, DeLaVerne, BoChe', Minnet, Kandle, Seena Tawnya, Dwodger, J Thoral, Xanderrick, Abcde, KNikkol, Demeatrice, LLean Shanalyn, Scytha Solena, HiDee


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1 posted on 01/24/2003 4:41:20 PM PST by A.J.Armitage
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To: A.J.Armitage; drstevej
This is so bizaare it has to be true.
2 posted on 01/24/2003 4:57:12 PM PST by Wrigley
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To: Wrigley
I think I know where the urban legends about black names (Female, Placenta, Nosmo King, ect) come from. They're Mormon names. But most people don't know that, so they get attached to blacks instead.
3 posted on 01/24/2003 5:13:42 PM PST by A.J.Armitage
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To: restornu; Grig; CubicleGuy; White Mountain
Are those your real names?
4 posted on 01/24/2003 5:17:34 PM PST by A.J.Armitage
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To: A.J.Armitage
LOL

I've got your back, I have a feeling you'll need some support.
5 posted on 01/24/2003 6:02:17 PM PST by Wrigley
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To: CARepubGal
Get a load of this.
6 posted on 01/24/2003 6:13:07 PM PST by Wrigley
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To: Wrigley
Truth is stranger than fiction here! (My mormon friends all seem to gravitate to normal baby names thank God!)
7 posted on 01/24/2003 6:17:33 PM PST by CARepubGal (Vegetarian meaneth bad hunter (from Ren Faire))
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To: CARepubGal
I see those names and am very thankful my parents are boring.
8 posted on 01/24/2003 6:19:48 PM PST by Wrigley
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To: Wrigley
I know silly pagan folks who name their kids sort of normal names. My favorite Hippie name is Sunshine. Little brain function and the politics are a bit obvious!
9 posted on 01/24/2003 6:28:37 PM PST by CARepubGal (Vegetarian meaneth bad hunter (from Ren Faire))
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To: A.J.Armitage
[How would you like to be named after your birth order?]

Just like everyone who's anyone in ancient Rome: Quintus, Sixtus, Septimus, Octavian, Decimus

... Maybe I'll name the next baby Septimus!
10 posted on 01/24/2003 6:47:58 PM PST by Tax-chick
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To: CARepubGal
Probably leads to riveting conversation.
11 posted on 01/24/2003 6:49:41 PM PST by Wrigley
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To: Wrigley
Or some interesting acid trips. :-)
12 posted on 01/24/2003 7:05:29 PM PST by CARepubGal (Vegetarian meaneth bad hunter (from Ren Faire))
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To: A.J.Armitage
I know a couple who named their first baby girl "Celeste Jewel" (celestial, if you say it fast enough).
13 posted on 01/24/2003 7:42:30 PM PST by CubicleGuy
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To: A.J.Armitage
"Are those your real names?"

LOL!

No for me. I use the names of characters from movies I like for online aliases. (so can you guess where Grig comes from without checking the IMDB?)

I have no Utah ancestry at all and this name thing is one of many reasons I pray I never have to move to Utah (no offense meant Utah Girl).

My wife actually has an ancestor who lead a group away from the church right after Joseph was killed, so she does have relatives that live there, but I don't think any of her ancestors actually grew up there. Her names in her family are normal.

For our kids the first names are very normal, although in some cases the spelling is one of the less common (but not totaly invented by us) form. We use a first names of one of our own parents or siblings for the middle name.

My last name is sometimes a pain. It's Danish, but most people think it's from the French (especial where I am now) and then totaly spell and say it wrong.
14 posted on 01/24/2003 8:15:25 PM PST by Grig
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To: A.J.Armitage
Well, I'm Bob, and my siblings are Don, Sue, Christine, and other "normal" names, but we were raised in California.

My wife's brothers' kids are true-born Utahn, though. Tandishea, Shylar Jake, Trista, Joss, Bo, Brock, Tanisha, Tyrell, and several others...

15 posted on 01/24/2003 8:18:39 PM PST by T. P. Pole
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To: A.J.Armitage
O man!

I just cut and pasted that article into an email to a friend and I think my spell-checker blew up! :)
16 posted on 01/24/2003 8:22:19 PM PST by Grig
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To: Grig
Are you going to cut out my comments?

("Why, this A.J. fellow is making fun of us!")
17 posted on 01/24/2003 8:29:52 PM PST by A.J.Armitage (Has there ever been a Mormon named Harry Tick?)
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To: A.J.Armitage
The person I sent it to doesn't like to talk poitics so I only sent the article text.

I'm as amused by this as any of you and often poke fun at 'Utah Mormons' who are a different breed than the rest of us Mormons IMHO.
18 posted on 01/24/2003 8:53:47 PM PST by Grig
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To: A.J.Armitage
LMHOROTF!!!!

too much green jello:)

~<^>~

19 posted on 01/24/2003 11:47:52 PM PST by restornu
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To: Utah Girl
No one flag UG!
20 posted on 01/24/2003 11:50:35 PM PST by restornu
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To: Wrigley

BORING AH!

21 posted on 01/25/2003 12:13:38 AM PST by restornu
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To: restornu
You mean Boring Ha don't you?
22 posted on 01/25/2003 5:24:01 AM PST by Wrigley
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To: restornu; Utah Girl
"No one flag UG! "

Uh, you just did rest.

So, UG, is your name in there somewhere? :)
23 posted on 01/25/2003 10:04:07 AM PST by Grig
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To: Grig; A.J.Armitage; Wrigley; drstevej; CARepubGal
Well you could always name a girl after one of the numerous wives of Joseph and Brigham..(I know there is some cross over there) ..Catholics always name their children after saints...and if there were ever saints" These women were for putting up with them
24 posted on 01/25/2003 10:10:38 AM PST by RnMomof7
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To: RnMomof7
Well you could always name a girl after one of the numerous wives of Joseph and Brigham..(

Yeah, that's a good idea. You could name your daughters 'Number 1', 'Number 2', ..., 'Number 48'.

25 posted on 01/25/2003 10:22:21 AM PST by Wrigley
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To: Wrigley
LOL..sorta like George Forman
26 posted on 01/25/2003 10:43:50 AM PST by RnMomof7
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To: Grig; Utah Girl
UG has a normal name, I find this amusing if you were to read the ward directoty for manhattan various wards you would see normal names for those coming from Utah for school or work! In the past 21 years I have not seen names like these! Who are these folks?
27 posted on 01/25/2003 10:55:14 AM PST by restornu
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To: Wrigley
***You could name your daughters 'Number 1', 'Number 2', ..., 'Number 48'***

LOL. How would you know whether "16" (for example) was named after one of JS or BY's wives?
28 posted on 01/25/2003 11:24:25 AM PST by drstevej (www.whinemountain.com)
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To: drstevej
Hmmm.

Good point.

Might not be a problem if '16' was one that was married to them both.
29 posted on 01/25/2003 11:28:10 AM PST by Wrigley
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To: RnMomof7
But unlike George, when you call for the girls, all won't respond.
30 posted on 01/25/2003 11:29:17 AM PST by Wrigley
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To: Wrigley
***Might not be a problem if '16' was one that was married to them both***

Except she might be 16 to one and 3 to the other (for example).
31 posted on 01/25/2003 11:46:23 AM PST by drstevej (www.whinemountain.com)
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To: drstevej
Didn't think about that problem.

Maybe 'Number 16, JS' would work.

32 posted on 01/25/2003 11:54:49 AM PST by Wrigley
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To: Wrigley
How about JS-16/BY-3 or in the case of Eliza Young BY-19x (x for divorced).

Which raises another problem. Are the numbers the number at the time of marriage, the number in light of all of the person's wives or their ranking at the time of the death of either the wife or the husband.

Man, monogamy is looking great!
33 posted on 01/25/2003 12:03:54 PM PST by drstevej (www.whinemountain.com)
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To: drstevej
Are the numbers the number at the time of marriage,

Do you mean age?

Ideally my thought was the sequential number. So Joe's first wife was 1, etc.

I'll rely on your personal knowledge on monogamy, but I can see where it makes sense.

34 posted on 01/25/2003 12:09:18 PM PST by Wrigley
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To: drstevej; Wrigley
The two of you are engaging in malicious banter! For all to see spiteful hearts ye process! I am sure when you arrive in heaven you most likely think you continue to carry on this kind of behavior!
35 posted on 01/25/2003 12:12:08 PM PST by restornu
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To: restornu; drstevej
Juvenile, perhaps, but not malicious.
36 posted on 01/25/2003 12:14:15 PM PST by Wrigley
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To: restornu; drstevej
And since Steve and I won't be accepting the gospel according to Joe, are you sure we'll be in heaven?
37 posted on 01/25/2003 12:15:21 PM PST by Wrigley
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To: restornu
Does the multiple wives confusion discussion embarass you? I can understand if it would. Actually, I empathize with those women. Being #19 in the harem must have been awful. Being #1 and having hubby say either accept others or be eternally damned by God, would be hard to handle without anger. Emma and Eliza have my empathy and respect.
38 posted on 01/25/2003 12:21:57 PM PST by drstevej (www.whinemountain.com)
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To: Wrigley
I know that the Lord watches over all of us including you two inspite of your silliness! In my heart you are just a work in progress!
39 posted on 01/25/2003 12:25:32 PM PST by restornu
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To: restornu
Are you completed?
40 posted on 01/25/2003 12:26:32 PM PST by Wrigley
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To: drstevej
Does the multiple wives confusion discussion embarass you?

No it does not! Because I know it was sanction by the Lord! An you are immature embyro:) should you think you are a baby Christian, or a child of God!

Its been a pleasure!~<^>~ Your ride is waiting:)

41 posted on 01/25/2003 12:35:40 PM PST by restornu
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To: restornu
What is this?

~<^>~
42 posted on 01/25/2003 12:38:10 PM PST by Wrigley
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To: Wrigley
Are you completed?

Far from it I have eons and eons to go! All eternity to grow:)

43 posted on 01/25/2003 12:39:09 PM PST by restornu
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What is this?

~<^>~

That is Steve's ride!

44 posted on 01/25/2003 12:40:36 PM PST by restornu
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To: restornu
Ok, specifically, what kind of ride?
45 posted on 01/25/2003 12:41:45 PM PST by Wrigley
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To: restornu
Are you sure about that?

What if you aren't called?
46 posted on 01/25/2003 12:42:07 PM PST by Wrigley
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To: Wrigley
I hope you find love and than you will think differently for you will not want to be with out your love one!

Unless two people was hateful to one another here on earth I can't see how one would not want to be with one who had made memories with. You have to have faith! As with all the ways of the Lord!

47 posted on 01/25/2003 12:51:43 PM PST by restornu
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To: restornu
Aren't you assuming something?
48 posted on 01/25/2003 12:56:48 PM PST by Wrigley
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You tell me after you are married for 30 yrs or so!
49 posted on 01/25/2003 1:19:59 PM PST by restornu
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Not the point.

What has to happen before you're called?
50 posted on 01/25/2003 1:22:16 PM PST by Wrigley
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