surname meaning
I want to know what the surname Vrettos means...It's Greek and sometimes ItalianTinkerbell: You know that place between sleep and awake, the place where you can still remember dreaming?
That's where I'll always love you, Peter Pan.
That's where I'll be waiting...
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What does Vrettos have in common with Britney’s tattoo?
The name Brettos possibly has the same roots as the word Britain! Aristotle referred to the Brits are as VRETANI (BPETANOI) or VRETTANI (BPETTANOI). According to George Babiniotis, VRETTANI could be related to the word *vretas* (ÂÑÅÔÁÓ)which, in addition to "wooden idol," also meant "those who paint their bodies with tattoos. " which was very common with the British at the times (as it is today). So, in addition to your friend's name Vrettos, *vretas* also gave birth to > the Latin Brittani > OF Bretaigne > ME Bretayne > Modern English Britain :)
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wow!I didn't knew that...How do you know everything?
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A good dictionary and Google are the secrets of success :P
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It also helps if you read a lot.
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Maybe it is from Vretas (ÂÑÅÔÁÓ) meaning wooden statue or idol (like the ancient Greeks worshipped) or wooden icon (like the modern Greeks do). In ancient Greek, Vretas was also a methaphor for stupidity :)
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Thank you.
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Oh gee, that's real incouriging. What if it's HER surname???? Hmmm?
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My surname is Papalouka...it means Louka's who is a priest kids...It isn't much better...

This message was edited by the author 4/12/2008, 6:06 AM

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Dont worry, your name is an anagram of *Papua Kola* a favorite soft drink of our South Pacific friends.
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****LMAO****
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Well I am stuck with the name "Pavlos" which means "tiny"!
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