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Charles Christopher, Jr (“Bird”) 1920–55, U.S. jazz saxophonist and composer.
Dorothy (Rothschild) 1893–1967, U.S. author.
Sir Gilbert, 1862–1932, Canadian novelist and politician in England.
Horatio William, 1863–1919, U.S. composer, organist, and teacher.
John, 1729–75, American Revolutionary patriot.
Matthew, 1504–75, English theologian.
Quanah, Quanah.
Theodore, 1810–60, U.S. preacher, theologian, and reformer.
a male given name.
Contemporary Examples

Sarah Jessica Parker Designs Shoes with Manolo Blahnik’s CEO Erin Cunningham February 27, 2014
Ted Soqui Photos: L.A. Riots, Then & Now Ted Soqui April 26, 2012
Fidel Castro Hates Monopoly & 12 More Reasons to Love It Caroline Linton February 5, 2013
Partying All the Way to Jail Peter Davis December 20, 2009
‘She’s All That’ 15th Anniversary: Cast and Crew Reminisce About the Making of the ‘90s Classic Marlow Stern January 28, 2014

Historical Examples

Fire-Tongue Sax Rohmer
Little Prudy Sophie May
Transcendentalism in New England Octavius Brooks Frothingham
Little Prudy Sophie May
Harper’s Round Table, July 9, 1895 Various

Sir Alan (William). born 1944, British film director and screenwriter; his films include Bugsy Malone (1976), Midnight Express (1978), Mississippi Burning (1988), The Commitments (1991), and Angela’s Ashes (2000); chairman of the British Film Institute (1998–99) and of the Film Council (1999–2004)
Charlie. nickname Bird or Yardbird. 1920–55, US jazz alto saxophonist and composer; the leading exponent of early bop
Dorothy (Rothschild). 1893–1967, US writer, noted esp for the ironical humour of her short stories
Matthew. 1504–75, English prelate. As archbishop of Canterbury (1559–75), he supervised Elizabeth I’s religious settlement


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