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post #51 of 87 (permalink) Old 02-19-2009, 04:34 PM
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Here's some Scandinavian input on the name Lesnar, and all I can come up with Is this.

"Le" means "Laugh" In Norwegian and "Snar" means "Quick" in Swedish.

Brock LaughQuick.. doesnt quite have the same ring to It.

Or you could add Lesn(ř)r instead of the A and It would be "Le Snow"

FunnyNot coneivable though imo.

Anyway, like many people say he probably has a lot of Scandinavian and some German ancestors as well.
States like Minnesota, Iowa, Illinois, Michigan are the staes with the most Americans with Scandinavian heritage, most often Norwegian and Swedish,some but less Danish.
Ironically, California is the state with the most danish-Americans.

Fun trivia: In danish "kamp" means "match" or "fight". So Martin Kampmann really lives up to his name.
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"Lesnar" definitely sounds German, though, or at least Germanic.
"Definitely" is only if you don't know where Slovenia is and what their language and names sounds. I put my bet on him being Slovenian, with that specific suffix at the end ("nar", used as a sign of proffesion of a person, imitating or orginating from german "ner")& Slavic, notably Slovenian, word for wood or forest - "les" (as a member Baby Jay D already said). Etimology woud be "someone who deals with wood", either lumberjack, wood dealer or even a carpenter.
I know many Slovenians (it's harder to trace them elsewhere, small nation), and lot of them has similar sounding surnames.
And yes, many of them are blond, being both german influenced and Slavic.
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I was thinking Neanderthal. He isn't hairy enough though.
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hairless chewbacca?

Fun trivia: In danish "kamp" means "match" or "fight". So Martin Kampmann really lives up to his name.
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"Definitely" is only if you don't know where Slovenia is and what their language and names sounds. I put my bet on him being Slovenian, with that specific suffix at the end ("nar", used as a sign of proffesion of a person, imitating or orginating from german "ner")& Slavic, notably Slovenian, word for wood or forest - "les" (as a member Baby Jay D already said). Etimology woud be "someone who deals with wood", either lumberjack, wood dealer or even a carpenter.
I know many Slovenians (it's harder to trace them elsewhere, small nation), and lot of them has similar sounding surnames.
And yes, many of them are blond, being both german influenced and Slavic.
Thanks for the insight on the name That is the best explanation I've seen so far.
I would still think that he has some Scandinavian heritage too.

Fun trivia: In danish "kamp" means "match" or "fight". So Martin Kampmann really lives up to his name.
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wow many interesting theories and informations going on here.

Brock could very well be LUMBERJACK, in fact i remembered him chopping woods in snowy Minnesota when they brocasted UFC ALL ACCESS on Spike tv.


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I´m Swedish and the swedish word for "fed up" is "ledsnar".
However the "d" is silent so it´s pretty much a perfect match.
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Wow, DO NOT Google "Big White Monster" with safe-search off
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he's a hybrid mix of gorilla and dinosaur.
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Meh, it's not like Europeans are that different from each other anyway.
He's not snooty enough to be French
Not bumbling enough to be English
Not drunk enough to be Scottish/Irish
Too ugly to be Swedish
The only conclusion is that he's ALL-AMERICAN-****YEAH! perhaps the secret love child of Hulk-Hogan and Arnold Schwarzenegger

Or maybe one of those tall blonde Syrians
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