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Ansteorra ILoI - 2023-07-10

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6: Cecilia Baptista d' Arzenta -New Name Change (NP)

OSCAR NOTE: Filing name should match submitted item for a primary name change. It should be the new name.

Cecilia Baptista d' Arzenta

Old Item: Sicillia Bielby, to be retained as an alternate name.
Submitter desires a feminine name.
Language/Culture (Must be Italian 15th cent) most important.

Submitted through the Barony of Loch Soillier

Cecilia: documented from "Fourteenth Century Venetian Personal Names" by Arval Benicoeur,

Cecilia - Taken from

Cecilia - Late Period Italian Women's Names: Florence by Juliana de Luna (Julia Smith) Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources

Baptista - Italy Latin ● 1376 Batista (abl) DouGen1 p. 37; 1450 Bactistam (acc) VitAs2 XI; 1464 Baptista (nom) CUP-III-I CCXXXI; 1521 Baptista (abl) VitAs2 III, Baptiste (gen) ibid. III; 1527 Baptista (nom) Rome1527 p. 86

◑ 1527 Baptistinus (nom) Rome1527 p. 83 Italian ● 1513x1521 Baptista LeoX p. 12

d'Arzenta - d'Arzenta is from Talan Gwynek's "15th Century Italian Men's Names" (, which cites a Baptista 'Arzenta.

Etymology of the names is included on the submitted attached docs.

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