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Re: -i? -orum? ACK!

 wouldn't it be best to simply put a Latin ending on his *original* name?
(not on the name he coined for himself).

He didn't have a surname before his father coined a Latin one. There are plenty of places in Europe where not everyone had a surname 200 years ago. In the Arabic world, for example, most people still don't have surnames -- for example Saddam is his first given name, Hussein is his second given name, I don't know if any more follow, and al-Tikriti is how the clan is called because it lives in Tikrit.