Huh, well here's an interesting paradox: "Linda" is on the approved list,
but I have only come across it in all the records I've reviewed one time;
it was given to an exposta who died at birth. "Rosa", my sister's name and
given in honor of her grandmother, her great-great grandmother,
great-great-great grandmother and sprinkled all across our family tree like
blossoms, is not. "Traditional" phooey!
On Thursday, September 15, 2016 at 10:24:45 PM UTC-7, Cheri Mello wrote:
> This came up once before and Eliseu shared the list of acceptable names
> for children today in Portugal. Here is a little write up in the
> "Portuguese American Journal" about names today. It also contains a link to
> the list that Eliseu previously provided. https://goo.gl/OwuQCF
> Cheri Mello
> Listowner, Azores-Gen
> Researching: Vila Franca, Ponta Garca, Ribeira Quente, Ribeira das
> Tainhas, Achada
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