This is the onomatology (study of names) page for Belladonna Cove.

Belladonna - A combination of "Bella" and "Donna" which -Combined- means "Beautiful Lady" in Italian
Cove - A small sheltered bay

The Baldwin family Edit

Baldwin Family Dinner
  • Baldwin: "bold friend."
  • Benjamin: "son of the south."
  • Isabel: "girl," "lass," "sweetheart," "strumpet." Also, a Spanish form of Elizabeth.
  • Sofia: from Sophos, "wisdom," "wise," "loving."
  • Marcus: related to Mars, Roman god of war.

The Cho family Edit

Sally and Etsu Playing
  • Cho: East Asian surname possibly from Japanese 蝶 (Butterfly) or Korean 조 (Jo).
  • Vivian: English form of French Viviane, meaning "lively".
  • Etsu: Japanese name meaning 'delightful'

The Riley family Edit

Riley Family Cook-Out
  • Riley: Variant spelling of "Reilly"
  • Timothy: Comes from the Greek name Τιμόθεος (Timotheos) meaning honouring God, in God's honour, or honored by God.
  • Sally: Diminutive of "Sarah".

The Cleveland family Edit

Cleveland Family Dinner
  • Cleveland: a variant of cliff.
  • Jason: From the Greek name Ιασων (Iason), which was derived from Greek ιασθαι (iasthai) "to heal". In Greek mythology Jason was the leader of the Argonauts.
  • Marisa: Variant of "Marisa", which is an Italian, Spanish and Portuguese combination of "Maria" and "Luisa".

The Rutherford Household Edit

Rutherford Household
  • Rutherford: Originally taken by families who lived near the town of Ruddervoorde, Belgium. It means "a knight's river crossing" in Flemish. The name dates back to the 10th century.
  • Geoff: Shortened form of "Geoffrey".
  • Weir: ?
  • Connor: Variant of Conor, which is an anglicized form of the Gaelic name Conchobhar which means "dog lover" or "wolf lover".

The Contender family Edit

  • Contender: Meaning "To struggle in opposition", "To strive in rivalry", "Dispute earnestly".
  • Carlos: Spanish, Portuguese and Catalan form of "Charles", meaning "Man".

The Cordial family Edit

  • Cordial: Meaning "Of or for the heart," "heartfelt, from the heart"
  • Samantha: Feminization of Samuel meaning "told by God"
  • Kimberly: Kimberly is a South African diamond town name

The DeBateau family Edit

  • DeBateau: French form of "Boat".
  • Armand: French form of "Herman" which means "Army Man"
  • Tara: Anglicized form of the Irish place name Teamhair, which possibly means "elevated place" in Gaelic.

The Peterson family Edit

  • Peterson: Means "Son of Peter".
  • Jessica: This name was first used in this form by Shakespeare in his play 'The Merchant of Venice' (1596), where it belongs to the daughter of Shylock.

The Patel family Edit

Patel Family
  • Patel: A South Asian surname, land, unit of land.
  • Ana: Shortened form of "Anna".
  • Ramir: Catalan form of Ramirus.

The Green Household Edit

  • Green: Descriptive name for someone who often wore the colour green or someone who lived near the village green.
  • Gabriel: From the Hebrew name גַבְרִיאֵל (Gavri'el) meaning "God is my strong man". Gabriel was one of the seven archangels in Hebrew tradition.
  • Gere: Variant of Geer, Gehr or Geary, all related to the Old High German element gēr (Old English gār, Old Norse geirr) meaning "spear, arrow".
  • Chastitiy: From the English word chastity, which is ultimately from Latin castus "pure".
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