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Let's talk about names, their origin, meaning and importance in our life.

Do you have any idea about the origin and meaning of your name?

Try to find it here:
http://www.behindthename.com/ (open the link in a new window)

or here:

http://www.babynamesworld.com/

There's still this one for boys: http://www.linkdobebe.com.br/nomes/boys/a.htm
and this for girls: http://www.linkdobebe.com.br/nomes/girls/a.htm

If you can't find your name, congratulations! You have an original name!

Share the meaning of your name with the rest of the class by completing this table:

Name
Origin
Meaning
Gonçalo


Alexandra


Carina


Helena
Greek
light, torch
Mónica
Greek
only,alone,widower
Cláudia


Tamara
Hebrew, Sanskrit
Palm tree,spice.
Deolinda


Diogo


Filipa


Maria João
Hebraico. Latinate form of MARY. This was the name of several queens of Portugal. It was also borne by the 18th-century Habsburg queen Maria Theresa, whose inheritance of the domains of her father, the Holy Roman Emperor Charles VI, began the War of the Austrian Succession.
Senhora, soberana
Ricardo


Teresa


Gi