What’s In A Name? Finding Your Renaissance Alter Ego

Are you tired of people named “Chastity Sweetlips” or “Jake Tosspot”? Do you want a source of REAL names for Elizabethan England?

Thanks to Chris Laning for sharing links to some great resources for finding a true Renaissance name for your character. Here are the links;


You may also be interested in this site, which has names in various cultures from early medieval through about 1600:

English names section: http://www.s-gabriel.org/names/english.shtml

I especially commend to your attention this site for Irish and Scottish names (which are grammatically tricky!):

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