View Message

Subject: Yo!
Author: Pavlos   (guest,
Date: September 2, 2002 at 2:27:31 AM
Reply to: greek by chante P.
I am afraid I have found no record of Ioallis ever having been used as a name in the Hellenic world. Of course that doesnt mean I cannot concoct an etymology for you (hehe).
Ioallis -- the "o" written as an omega -- may be related to the ancient Greek exclamation "Ioa!" which was a precusor of "yo!"(Henry George Liddell, Robert Scott, A Greek-English Lexicon).
In this sense, "Ioallis" in Classical Greek could have meant something along the lines of "soul sista".

Unless you meant the name Iole.

Because this message is archived you cannot respond to it.

Messages in this thread: