||Re: 2nd name
||Anthony (guest, 18.104.22.168)
||October 14, 2004 at 4:28:33 AM
||2nd name by Andrew
I am not too sure when two given names (first and middle) came in to use but I am pretty sure it started in Germany. It really only became popular in the middle of the 1800s in English speaking countires amongst the general populations.
I assume since it appeared in royal families it might have been used as a way of appeasing rivals faction within families by naming a child after more than on person.
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