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Your vs. Grandmothers’ vs. Names?
Loving "old" names for little girls, but can’t find just the one. Can you list your grandmothers’ and great-grandmothers’ names, please? Hoping this will help me find what I am looking for. Thanks!
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My grandmothers were Clara and Marilyn. My great-grandmothers were always called Granny and I don’t think I ever knew their real names....but if I can find out, I will list them later. Good luck!
My grandmother’s are Ruby & Verna. Two of my great-grandmother’s were Sarah & Frances. I hope this helps! GL
Freeda (spelled like this)
Grandmothers: Claire and Cynthia
Great-grandmothers: Ceyl, Rita, Minnie, and Esther
Mine are Carol,Vanessa, Marge, Margaret, and Irma
Mary, Louise, Betty, Shirley, Joan, Margaret, Dorothy, Patricia, Beverly, Donna, Phyllis, Norma, Gloria, Ann, Millicent, Mildred, Martha, Janet, Judith, Sandra, Jane, Marlene, Ethel, Edith, Shannon, Theresa, Wilma, Sylvia, marion, Bernice, Linda, Esther, Ellen, Rosemary, jeanette, Beatrie, Eileen, Diane, Diana, Yvonne, Bobbie, Georgia, Jeanne , Bessie, Charlene, Nellie, Karen, Connie,Suzanne, Maureen, Hattie, Ramona, Gwendolyn, Cynthia and Hilda. Like any?
Hazel, Cora, Winifred, Mildred, Ethel, Lois, Margaret, Faye
I’m a particular fan of Winifred, because you can call her Winnie or Freddie.
Lorraine, Dorothy (Dottie) and Irene.
Octavia, Delores, Elizabeth and Christy
Elizabeth (Betty), Dorothy (Dot), Cecelia and Joyce (Joy)
My grandmothers were Elsie and Ethel my great grandmothers were Bertha, Emma, Lucy and Gwendoline.
I’m like you love old lady names, here’s some we are thinking of using: Dorothy, Betty, Wilhelmina, emmeline, flora, Queenie, Susannah and mabel
Katherine(Kay) and Shirley
Alice and Lucille(Lucy)
Matilda(Tillie) and Dorothy(Dort)
Miriam and Jane
Bernice Madeline & Mary Sue
Great Grandmothers (or the two I actually know the names of)
Clara Elizabeth & Clara Rebecca
Thanks for all of the comments! I have found several that I really like. Keep them coming, though!
Jeane and Evelyn, my husbands were Ruth and Carolyn
Marguerita (though she was always called Rita)
Nellie (they decided to put Ellen as her full name when Social Security came in and they needed to put down her official name, but no one knows if that was her full name or not)
Harriet (though she was always called Hattie)
Wilma, Leona, Viola, Edith, Shirley and Anita. I think it is Edith not sure her nn I think was Evie or Edie.
Nancy, Doris, and step-grandmother Susan.
My grandmothers (two of the greatest ladies ever ;)) names are Miriam and Mary Grace.
Mine were Sally and Felicia
My Maternal grandmother & great-grandmother:
My paternal grandmother & great-grandmother:
Opal Rosella (pn Rose-ella)
My mom’s mom is Lois Catherine, while her grandmother was Grace Catherine (which is why my first name is Catherine).
My dad’s mom is Lorraine Rose, while his grandmother was Amelia Rose (I think that was her middle name-either way, it’s my middle name too).
Maternal Grandma: Regina Cecile (She goes by Gina)
Maternal Great-Grandma: Sandrine Yvette (She went by Etta)
Paternal Grandma: Hannelore Maria(Hahn-uh-lor-uh mah-REE-ah; she went by Hanne, which sounds like Hahn-ee.)
Paternal Great-Grandma: Priska, not sure what her middle name was.
Eileen and Lola
Inez and Jeanne
Margaret and Marjorie
Gertrude and Myrtle
Grandmothers are called Elizabeth Ann and Beryl Elizabeth.. My Greats are Dorris Elizabeth and Megan, I don’t know the others :)
Maybe look though your family history before your great-great grandmothers names :)
Pearl Susanna Edith Bertha Elaine Elnora Louella Dagmar
My grandmother’s names were Anna May and Rose and one of my great-grandmother’s names was Elsie.
My grandmothers are Angeline Virginia and Norma Eleanor. I know three of my great-grandmothers: Cleo Anne, Laura Gertrude, and Ruth Marie. I don’t know my paternal grandfather’s mother’s name.
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