Short List: Girl Names Ending In -ia

Lotsa times in Roman times, the children would be named after the father. For boys this meant duplication, and for girls it often meant changing the ‘-us’ to ‘-a’ in Claudius to Claudia, Julius to Julia, Flavius to Flavia, etc. I know this because of Rotten Romans by Terry Deary. This playlist is somewhat related to that fact.

1. Antonia – Motion City Soundtrack

2. Cecilia – Simon and Garfunkel

3. Cynthia – Millionyoung

4. Daria – Cake

5. Eugenia – Scott Joplin

6. Gloria – Van Morrison

7. O Valencia! – The Decemberists

8. Victoria – Jukebox the Ghost

9. Dancing Virginia – Jump, Little Children

10. I’m Coming Virginia – Artie Shaw

September 20, 2010

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Aestro September 20, 2010 at 6:54 AM

Short list? Here are a few my collection turned up:The Beatles – JuliaBlondie – MariaAndrew Bird – Vidalia (not the onion)St. Apollonia – BeirutFelicia – Blues TravellerVictoria – The KinksVictoria – Old 97'sAnd then of course there's Ave Maria.


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