Apologies accepted as far as I'm concerned. I have no intention to add you to my shitlist, for the sake of economy. Neither, I presume, would my eclectic friend Nanaea , who has a wicked sense of humor. * Now as far as Delene is concerned, I suspect taht the most plausible etymology whould be from Elene with a D' in front. Check the Helen hyperlink for details. A more exotic but less likely derivation dould be from the Greek *Deilene*, meaning "sunset".