What is in a name?
Esther Grace Henley
Persian origin meaning star or myrtle leaf
Esther was a young Hebrew woman who risked her life to save her people
The Jewish festival Purim is in memory of Esther from the Old Testament
Shortened to Essie or Star
Heroine of Dickens’ Bleak House is called Esther
William Nairn Henley
Named after David’s Grandad
Named after famous William’s including Just William and William Wallace from Braveheart
There is already a famous William Henley, William Ernest Henley. He wrote the poem INVICTUS on which Clint Eastwood’s recent film on Mandela and the 2005 Rugby World Cup is based. (Thank you Tony and ShirleyNorfolk!) http://www.bartleby.com/103/7.html
Shortened to Will Henley
The name means protection, resolute, determined.
What are your children’s names and why did you choose them?
What is your name? Do you like it? Does it reflect who you are? Would you rather be known by another name?
What is your blog called and why? What is the story behind the name?
What’s in a name? LOTS in a name.