Elektron and Erlena

E

Elektron is simply the Russian word for electron, and meant to represent Soviet scientific progress. Not exactly a name I’d recommend anyone use for a real child!

Erlena means “the era of Lenin,” derived from the elements era Lenina. The male form was Erlen. As far as these invented names go, Erlena sounds somewhat normal.

Sources consulted:

http://panzercentral.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=96&t=36301 (penultimate post)

http://www.namenerds.com/uucn/listofweek/soviet.html

http://horo.mail.ru/namesecret/

http://www.devichnik.ru/9810/imia.html (male)

http://www.devichnik.ru/9805/imia.html (female)

http://vse-imena.com/

Advertisements

5 comments on “Elektron and Erlena

  1. dmauldin53 says:

    Like you, I’m drawn more to older, unique names. My youngest grandson is named Phoenix. 🙂

  2. Erlena would be a cool name.
    What a great focus for the A to Z challenge
    Experts

  3. LadyJai says:

    How interesting a theme you have here. I like Elektron, but that name calls to my geeky side and it sounds like a Super Hero name. 🙂

    Erlena is very unique. I like unique. 🙂

    Thanks for sharing.

    Jamie Dement (LadyJai)
    My A to Z Challenge
    Caring for My Veteran

Share your thoughts respectfully

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s