Baby Name Story – Cunard

On 6 September 1927, the Cunard liner Aurania left Queenstown, Ireland and started heading toward New York. Two days into the journey, an 8-pound baby boy was born to passengers Alice and John Raftice of County Kilkenny. The baby was named John Cunard Raftice.

Source: “Stork Flies Over Ship; Boy Born 2 Days Later.” New York Times 16 Sept. 1927.


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