As a lifetime student of ancient dialects, I've always liked Athelstan, a young king who ruled a portion of England from 927 to 939 AD. The surname means "noble stone" in Anglo-Saxon. For women, the name Lilith has always intrigued me. Its oldest recorded appearance is found in the ancient Akkadian word lillitu, or "female night demon"...but later usage seems to associate the name generally with a female spirit who lives outside the normal rules and standards of society, i.e., "taboo". In modern times, this would be a woman who would be (diplomatically) known as "feisty".