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Subject: Re: Any information about the name GOODY?
Author: Telfalathiel   (Authenticated as telfalathiel)
Date: February 12, 2010 at 9:58:48 PM
Reply to: Any information about the name GOODY? by Emily
I believe (please correct me if I'm wrong) Goody started in the Puritan tradition of naming children after virtues and biblical names/words. Names like Faith, Grace, Prudence, and Goody were used for both genders.

In the movie, The Passion of Darkly Noon, the title character says that his parents (who belong to a religious cult that allegedly derives from the Puritans) picked a word randomly from the Bible and that became his name.

I found this on ancestry.com:
http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~clifflamere/Aid/AID-PuritanNaming.htm

"It's the job that is never started that takes the longest to finish." - J.R.R. Tolkien

VOTE on my Name List
http://babynames.com/namelist/9415432

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