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(Charles) Grant (Blairfindie)
[blair-fin-dee] /blɛərˈfɪn di/ (Show IPA), (“Cecil Power”; “J. Arbuthnot Wilson”) 1848–99, British philosophical writer and novelist.
Ethan, 1738–89, American soldier in the Revolutionary War: leader of the “Green Mountain Boys” of Vermont.
Fred (John Florence Sullivan) 1894–1956, U.S. comedian.
Frederick Lewis, 1890–1954, U.S. historian and editor.
Gracie (Grace Ethel Cecile Rosalie Allen) 1905–64, U.S. comedian (partner and wife of George Burns).
Richard, 1760–1831, U.S. clergyman: a founder of the African Methodist Episcopal Church.
William, 1532–1594, English Catholic cardinal in exile.
(William) Hervey
[hur-vee] /ˈhɜr vi/ (Show IPA), 1889–1949, U.S. novelist, poet, and biographer.
Woody (Allen Stewart Konigsberg) born 1935, U.S. comedian, author, actor, and filmmaker.
a male given name.
Contemporary Examples

‘Borgen,’ ‘Girls,’ ‘Parenthood,’ ‘Mad Men’ & More: Ten Best TV Shows of 2012 Jace Lacob, Maria Elena Fernandez December 17, 2012
Bipartisanship! Republicans and Democrats Both Want to Keep Allen Stanford’s Money Aram Roston March 6, 2012
Who Pays For Michelle Obama’s Clothing?; Scout Willis Speaks Out Regarding Topless Photos The Fashion Beast Team June 1, 2014
The GOP’s Terror Wingnuts John Avlon January 6, 2010
The New Vets in Congress Benjamin Sarlin November 3, 2010

Historical Examples

Prudy Keeping House Sophie May
Little Prudy Sophie May
Historic Tales, Vol. 1 (of 15) Charles Morris
The Daughter of a Magnate Frank H. Spearman
Popular Education Ira Mayhew

Bog of Allen, a region of peat bogs in central Ireland, west of Dublin. Area: over 10 sq km (3.75 sq miles)
Lough Allen, a lake in Ireland, in county Leitrim
Ethan. 1738–89, American soldier during the War of Independence who led the Green Mountain Boys of Vermont
Lily (Rose Beatrice), born 1985, English pop singer; one of the first performers to come to prominence through exposure on the networking website MySpace rather than through record release
Sir Thomas. born 1944, British operatic baritone
Woody. real name Allen Stewart Konigsberg. born 1935, US film comedian, screenwriter, and director. His films as an actor and director include Annie Hall (1977), Manhattan (1979), Hannah and Her Sisters (1986), Bullets over Broadway (1994), and Vicky Cristina Barcelona (2008)


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