[DWJ] Re: Boys' names

Judith Ridge Judith.Ridge at det.nsw.edu.au
Wed Sep 20 22:16:01 EDT 2006

On 21/9/06 11:28 AM, "HSchinske at aol.com" <HSchinske at aol.com> wrote:

> In a message dated 9/20/2006 4:33:35 P.M. Pacific Standard Time,
> dwj-request at suberic.net writes:
> ....ending in a: There¹s an Australian musician called Iva  Davies.
> A man called Iva, not Ira? Never heard of such a thing before.

I've just gone and googled him, and it turns out his birth name was Ivor,
but it was misspelt on an early single, and he decided to keep it. So I
guess it doesn't count, after all.


Judith Ridge
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