Luc Laurent Thomas arrived at 4:50 p.m. in Los Angeles, California on June 9, 2010. He weighed in at 7 lbs., 6 oz., and is a little brother for Lola Jolie, 2.
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ROYALTY ~ For centuries people have looked to the royals for names that convey good breeding and class. Whereas the nobility are known to follow tradition when it comes to naming their children, often with similar names used for generation. These names are sound choices for those who prefer classical names that resonate with the past as well as the present.
Here is a sampling of some of the more popular royal names with today’s parents and Celebrities alike;
Alexandria ~ favoured by English royalty. Alexandria is Greek; defender of mankind.
COLOURS & GEMS ~ Primary colours appear to be grounded in nature and are all around us. When you get into various secondary, tertiary and shades of colour is when colours can be subject to interpretation much like colour names themselves. Take yellow for example, it has been traced to an Indo-European root "ghel" or "gohl" which seems to have denoted both yellow and green. This terms has evolved into many forms in the English language such as jaundice (from Latin galbus “greenish-yellow”, via French), gold (“golden-yellow” is a tautology) and yolk (the yellow in an egg).
The word blue was born from the Indo-European root "bhlewos", meaning “yellow”, and evolved into the Greek phalos, “white” and in Old English to “pale” and “the colour of bruised skin”. It seems that the English word as we know it actually closer to the French form.
Green has it's roots in nature and evolves from the idea of growing things and comes from the same Germanic root as grow.
Red is a relative to both the Greek "eruthros" and to the English words russet, ruby, ruddy and just plain old rust. Auburn can mean both “golden-brown” or “reddish-brown” but seems to connote the later for most.
Purple refers to dye extracted from a species of Mediterranean shellfish, which was so rare and valuable that it was reserved for royal garments. However, like most natural dyes, the colour varies and could at times be crimson (the colour of cardinals’ robes).
Many other more moder colour words are simply the actual colour or name of something such as cinnamon, lime, silver, chocolate, peach, amber, eggplant, orange etc.
Gem names and precious stones also are reflective of colour names such as aquamarine, turquoise, jade, coral etc.
Colour names are a bold choice with flair and appear to be a popular choice amongst Celebrities. Colours can be true colours like Blue or Violet or can connote a colour such as Melanie meaning dark.