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July 6th, 2008, 05:58 AM
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XAVIER
Gender: Masculine
Usage: English, French, Portuguese, Catalan
Pronounced: ZAY-vee-ər (English), ZAY-vyər (English), ig-ZAY-vee-ər (English), za-VYAY (French)
Derived from the Basque place name Etxaberri meaning "the new house". This was the surname of the Jesuit priest Saint Francis Xavier (1506-1552). He was a missionary to India, Japan, China, and other areas in eastern Asia, and he is the patron saint of the Orient and missionaries. His surname has since been adopted as a given name in his honour, chiefly among Catholics.


LORELEI
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Germanic Mythology
Pronounced: lawr-e-LIE, LAWR-e-lie
From a Germanic name meaning "luring rock". This is the name of a rock headland on the Rhine River. Legends say that a maiden named the Lorelei lives on the rock and lures fishermen to their death with her song.


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July 6th, 2008, 07:06 AM
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Xavier I love, have done for years but not brave enough to use it lol - plus DF wouldnt agree to it.

Lorelei is NMS. Reminds me of the shampoo lol
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July 6th, 2008, 08:04 AM
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I love Lorelei. Xavier is just ok to me.
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July 6th, 2008, 08:59 AM
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nms and nms
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July 6th, 2008, 09:26 AM
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I think both are ok.
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July 6th, 2008, 11:47 AM
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Xavier NMS.

Lorelei Love!!
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July 6th, 2008, 11:54 AM
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I love Lorelei, but it makes me think of Gilmore girls.

Xavior I don't like.
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July 6th, 2008, 12:03 PM
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I dislike Xavier.

I love Lorelei. If anything, the Gilmore Girls association is a good one, since I loved the show.
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July 6th, 2008, 01:03 PM
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I started liking Xavier ever since I read a book with a guy named Xavier being one of the main characters.

Lorelei is okay. I knew an older woman with this name so it seems a little dated to me.
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July 6th, 2008, 11:21 PM
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i like them both a great deal.
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July 7th, 2008, 08:26 AM
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I love lorelei its beautiful. I dont know about xavier
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