It has made literary appearances in Oscar Wilde’s play, “A Woman of No Importance”, Theodore Dreiser’s novel “An American Tragedy”, and John Irving’s novel “A Prayer for Owen Meaney”. This lovely Puritan virtue name has a quality that is deeply undervalued today.
This moniker is distinctive and stylish, which is a beautiful and rare combination.
This medieval variation of the name Esther featured in “The Scarlet Letter’s name”.
It’s pretty neglected now, but has a chance of revival, following the wake of its original name, Esther.
In fact, in the Gold Rush in Nevada and California, this moniker was so common that it became the generic term for a Native American woman. It’s associated with three opera characters; it’s the name of two characters played by the legend Elizabeth Taylor and it’s also bornentury Britis by the renowned British artist and writer, Leonora Carrington.
Mahalia Jackson, the great gospel singer’s birth name was actually Mahala. This moniker may be buried deep in the attic right in the western world, but is hugely popular with the gypsies.
Even Florence Nightingale was named after her birthplace (Florence).
In the Bible, Kezia was the name of one of the three daughters of Job.
This moniker was once associated with the slaves and is still well used in the African-American community.
The etymologists believe that this name has its roots in the Slavic element vadic, which means ‘to know’.
This is because the pagan magicians were called veduny, which means ‘the knowing ones.’This moniker is derived directly by Romany.