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ETHEL
By Tom Hyland
Last edited: Saturday, September 24, 2011
Posted: Saturday, September 24, 2011



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A rhyming word for ETHEL is ... ETHYL ...






ETHEL


© - Tom Hyland - 9/24/11

ETHEL - An Old English word meaning ‘Nobel.’
It also dates back to the Anglo-Saxon
‘Odal’ ... Meaning ‘Rune.’

Back then, it was a common first element
In names, such as: Ethelbert and Etheldreda.
Some Famous Ethels Were:

Ethel Percy Andrus (1884–1967), educator and founder of AARP (formerly American Association of Retired Persons).
Ethel Barrymore (1879–1959), American stage and screen actress.
Ethel Catherwood (1908–1987), high jump gold medalist in the 1928 Olympics.
Ethel Clayton (1882–1966), American silent film actress/
Ethel Hays (1892–1989), American syndicated cartoonist and children's book illustrator.
Ethel Skakel Kennedy (born 1928), widow of Robert F. Kennedy.
Ethel MacDonald (1909—1960), Scottish anarchist and activist, propagandist during the Spanish Civil War.
Ethel Merman (1908–1984), American actress and singer.
Ethel L. Payne (1911–1991), African American journalist.
Ethel Roosevelt Derby (1891–1977), younger daughter of U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt.
Julius and Ethel Rosenberg (1915–1953), American executed for espionage.
Ethel Schwabacher (1903–1984), American abstract expressionist painter.
Ethel Shannon (1898–1951), American silent film actress.
Ethel Smith (organist) (1910–1996).
Ethel Smyth (1858–1944), English composer and a leader of the women's suffrage movement.
Ethel Turner (1872–1958), Australian novelist and children's writer.
Ethel Lilian Voynich (1864–1960), English novelist and musician, and a supporter of several revolutionary causes.
Ethel Waters (1896–1977), American blues and jazz vocalist and actress.

Locations:

Ethel, Ontario, Canada
Ethel, Mississippi, USA
Ethel, Missouri, USA
Ethel, Washington, USA

Music:

Ethel (string quartet).
Ethel the Frog (band), a British heavy metal band from the late 1970s.
Ethel (XM), an XM satellite radio channel.

Finally - Ethel (M) - A Chocolate Manufacturer.

Pray Tell - Just Why would I select such a Name
Of which to write?

My Dear Mother’s Name was:

Ethel Madeline (Madkins) Hyland.

Altho' 'lowly born' she was quite 'Nobel' to me!

GOD BLESS ALL THE ‘ETHELS’ ...

© - TKH.
 

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Reviewed by Mr. Ed 9/26/2011
GOD BLESS ALL THE ‘ETHELS’

Indeed! And let's not forget good old Ethel on the I Love Lucy Show!
Reviewed by John Martin 9/24/2011
....and also methyl, Tom.... ..Alas, when it comes to Ethel ...upon Ethyl or Methyl one must settle.
Reviewed by Ed Matlack 9/24/2011
And I bet you were quite NOBEL to her as to the rest of us we all know you WERE lowly born, but born of a great mom...Jurseeeeeeeeey

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