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Avacal LoI dated 2023-08-31

We received 6 submissions. We would like to thank Gunnvor silfrahar, Iago ab Adam, Maryan Hoskyns, Jeanne Marie Lacroix, and Mālik ibn Jinnī for commenting. Also a huge thankyou to Lilie Dubh inghean ui Mordha so fixing up the name documentation on the letter.

1: Dolce Adalina Margarita Machiavelli - New Name (KLoI) (NP)

Dolce is a feminine Italian/Jewish given name found in Names of Jews in Rome In the 1550's, Table of Names, Compiled by Yehoshua ben Haim haYerushalmi

Adalina and Margarita are Italian feminine given names found in Italian names from Imola, 1312 by Sara L. Uckelman

Per SENA Appendix A for Italian, triple given names are known from 1460 onward

Machiavelli is an Italian surname found in the Online Tratte of Office Holders (Note: submitter is a member of the Machiavelli household and has permission to use to surname from Lady Galiena Machiavelli)

2: Fróði Þórmundarson - New Device (KLoI)

OSCAR finds the name registered exactly as it appears in August of 2020, via Avacal.

Per fess Or and azure, in pale a vol gules and an oak tree argent

3: Signe Smidt - New Device (KLoI)

OSCAR finds the name on the Avacal LoI of July 30, 2023 as submitted.

Gules, a loaf of bread Or transfixed by a sword bendwise inverted argent

4: Sóma of Myrgan Wood - New Name (KLoI) (NP) & New Device (KLoI)

Per bend indented sable and vert, an increscent and a ewe argent

Submitter desires a feminine name.
Sound (Rhymes with coma) most important.

Soma is a feminine Old Norse given name found on the Viking Answer Lady's Women's Names list, and indexed as from the Nordiskt Runnamnslexikon of Lena Petersen.

of Myrgan Wood is a locative byname using the SCA Branch Name Allowance in SENA PN1B2f the Barony of Myrgan Wood was registered October 1983 via Middle.

5: Tófa Váladóttir - New Name (KLoI) (NP)

Submitter desires a feminine name.
Sound (Bisyllabic, starting with a /t/ sound and ending on any open unrounded vowel sound.) most important.

Tófa is an Old Norse feminine given name found in Geir Bassi, p 15.

Váladóttir is an Old Norse patronymic byname formed from the given name Váli, GB p 15. The grammar of forming the patronymic is on pp 17-18 of GB.


Avacal College of Heralds

OSCAR counts 3 New Names and 3 New Devices. These 6 items are chargeable, Laurel should receive $24 for them. There are a total of 6 items submitted on this letter.

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