Orizaba

August 24, 2014 § 1 Comment

ORIGIN:
Possibly somehow from “Citaltépl”, the Aztec name for the Pico de Orizaba, meaning “star mountain” in the Nauhuatl language.

VARIATIONS and NICKNAMES:
Ori, Orry, Zabe? Your guess is as good as mine.

REFERENCES IN LITERATURE:
– Orizaba Page (called “Zabe“), a young servant at Caryston Hall, in Virginia of Virginia, written by Amélie Rives in 1888.

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