Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Thanksgiving Names

Because Thanksgiving is just around the corner I thought it would be a good idea to make a list of names for Thanksgiving.
Girls
  1.  May- For the Mayflower
  2. America- For America the place they landed
  3. Demetria- Greek Goddess of Harvest
  4.  Autumn- The season Thanksgiving is in
  5. Pomona- Roman Goddess of Agriculture  
  6.  Josepha- For Sarah Josepha Hale, who convinced Lincoln to proclaim Thanksgiving as a National Holiday
Boys
  1. John- Common name of passengers on the Mayflower
  2. Thomas- For Tom Turkey
  3. Bradford- For governor William Bradford
  4. Hale- For Sarah Josepha Hale, who convinced Lincoln to proclaim Thanksgiving as a National Holiday
  5. Abraham- For president Lincoln, who made Thanksgiving an holiday
  6. Myles- A captain, who lead a mission to explore Cape Cod
So there are some Thanksgiving names for you. I hope you like them. Bye and have a nice Thanksgiving. 

Photo Credit: http://www.graphicsfactory.com/search/thanksgiving_P1.html



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