[Ads-l] [Marketing Mail] new masculine name

Cleve Evans cevans at BELLEVUE.EDU
Mon Nov 28 11:45:16 EST 2016


Rare, but not surprising as a blended form. According to Social Security's name lists, in 2015 there were 41 boys born in the USA named Danthony and 8 named Janthony.  (Some of the former may actually be D'Anthony since the SSA records ignore apostrophes.)


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Johnthony.

http://www.timesfree
press.com/news/local/story/2016/nov/22/federal-investigators-probe-crash-killed-mult/399118/

JL


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