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Name Origins: Antoinette

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Julie Helen Otto

Julie Helen Otto
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ANTOINETTE (f): A French diminutive form of a Roman family name, Antonius. The fate of Marie Antoinette (1756–1793, born Maria Antonia Josepha Johanna, Archduchess of Austria), Queen of France, excited pity and horror in the English-speaking world.

Posted by Ryan Woods at 05/12/2011 05:28:21 PM | 


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