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Sunday, August 08, 2010

Meaning of Name: Ezio

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English translation/equivalent: Ezio
Origin: Derived from the Latin surname and common name Aetius, taken from the Greek Aetios, deriving from aetòs, "eagle."
Name Day/Onomastico: March 6—in honor of St. Ezio..
In "Assassin's Creed 2", Ezio Auditore da Firenze (born 1459) was a Florentine noble during the Italian Renaissance and, unbeknownst to most historians and philosophers, an influential member of the Assassin's Order.

Tuesday, August 03, 2010

Meaning of name: Smith

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Origin: English
Derived from the Anglo-Saxon "smitan," to smite or strike, SMITH and its derivations are an occupational name for a man who works with metal (smith or blacksmith), one of the earliest jobs for which specialist skills were required. It is a craft that was practiced in all countries, making the surname and its derivations the most common of all surnames. Smith still tops the list of most popular surnames in England and America, and is also a very common last name in Germany, Ireland, Scotland, Canada and Australia.