What Was Your Medieval Name?

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What Was Your Medieval Name?

Your medieval name is the name you would have had if you lived in the middle ages or medieval period. How many medieval names do you know and how much do you know of its origin?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In which century was the word "medieval" first used?
    • A. 

      15th

    • B. 

      19th

    • C. 

      20th

    • D. 

      12th

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      Aloys

    • B. 

      Loys

    • C. 

      Aime

    • D. 

      Amice

  • 3. 
    In which country was it in use during the middle ages?
    • A. 

      USA

    • B. 

      England

    • C. 

      Greece

    • D. 

      Israel

  • 4. 
    Medieval name is
    • A. 

      A first name

    • B. 

      A nickname

    • C. 

      A surname

    • D. 

      A hidden name

  • 5. 
    Which was not a category for giving surnames?
    • A. 

      Paternal Names

    • B. 

      Place Names

    • C. 

      Birth Names

    • D. 

      Occupation names

  • 6. 
    Which was a defect of the occupational category?
    • A. 

      Poor Salary

    • B. 

      Poor status in society

    • C. 

      Change of Job

    • D. 

      Confusion

  • 7. 
    Which class of giving names was finally accepted?
    • A. 

      Paternal names

    • B. 

      Occupational names

    • C. 

      Birth names

    • D. 

      Place names

  • 8. 
    • A. 

      Chaste

    • B. 

      Humble

    • C. 

      Noble

    • D. 

      Blind

  • 9. 
    Which language did Beatrice derive from?
    • A. 

      German

    • B. 

      Latin

    • C. 

      Hebrew

    • D. 

      French

  • 10. 
    • A. 

      Old

    • B. 

      Short

    • C. 

      Wise

    • D. 

      Mean