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2 Playing names and what they mean, for playing for baby boys, listing 1-2.
Ace .. Connotations of superiority come from the fact that ace is the playing card with highest face value ..
Odysseus .. In Homer's epic poems "The Iliad" and "The Odyssey", Odysseus was known for his eloquence and his talent for playing tricks ..
Ace and Odysseus are rare names. (2000 U.S. Census)
Sanford .. Acting teacher Sanford Meisner.
Bert .. Its popularity among show-business types of a certain age (Miss America emcee Bert Parks; actors Burt Lancaster, Burt Reynolds) gives it a jaunty, masculine connotation.
Trey .. The name derives from the world of gaming, in which a three in cards, dice or dominoes is called a "trey" ..
Ram .. Mythology: as the seventh incarnation of Vishnu, Rama's story is told in the Hindu "Ramayana" ..
Bravo .. The exclamation that accompanies a brilliant performance, traditionally in an opera house ..
Androcles .. Shaw later used this tale for a play about Christian faith.
Longfellow .. Used as homage to poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, whose skill and romantic portrayal of early American history made him a much-loved American poet in the 19th century.
Mercator .. Latinate name of Gerardus Kremer, the 16th-century cartographer whose projection for a world map was useful to navigators.
Waverley .. (Old English) "Meadow of quivering aspens." ..
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