Game of Thrones Names of the Week #3


Alternate Spelling: Jac; Jak
Pronunciation: Jak
Origin: England
Meaning: God is Gracious
Well-Known Jacks: Jack Merridew (Lord of the Flies, William Golding), Jack Morgan (Dragonback, Timothy Zahn), Jack Harkness (Torchwood), Jack Shephard (Lost), Jack Dawson (Titanic), Jack Gleeson (Actor)


Alternate Spelling: Jaime
Pronunciation: Jay-mee
Origin: England
Meaning: Derived From James
Well-Known Jaimes: Jaime Lannister (Game of Thrones, George R.R. Martin), Jamie Fraser (Outlander, Diane Gabaldon), Jamie Scott (One Tree Hill), Jamie Bennett (Love Actually), Jaime Oliver (Chef)


Pronunciation: Lee-nuh
Origin: Israel
Meaning: Moonlight
Well-Known Lenas: Lena Kaligaris (The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants, Anne Brashares), Lena Grove (Light in August, William Faulkner), Magdelena ‘Lena’ Haloway/Tiddle (Delerium Trilogy, Lauren Oliver), Lena Adams (The Fosters), Lena Headey (Actress)


Alternate Spelling: Nikolaj (Swedish Spelling); Nicholae
Nickname: Nik
Pronunciation: Nee-ko-lie
Origin: Russia
Meaning: People of Victory
Well-Known Nikolais: Nikolai Dephiki (Ender’s Game, Orson Scott Card), Nicholae Carpathia (Left Beind, Tim LeHaye and Jerry B. Jenkins), Nikolai Gogol (Author), Nokolai Romanov (Last Czar of Russia), Nikolaj Coster-Waldau (Actor)


Alternate Spelling: Petyr
Nickname: Peter
Pronunciation: Pee-ter
Origin: England
Meaning: Rock
Well-Known Peters: Petyr Baelish (Game of Thrones, George R.R. Martin), Peter Hayes (Divergent, Veronica Roth), Peter Pettigrew (Harry Potter, J.K. Rowling), Peter Barlow (Coronation Street), Peter Dinklage (Actor)

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