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Name

A wealthy individual who provides a great deal of capital that underwrites the activities of Lloyd's of London. Names spread risk of insurance among themselves along with corporations. For most of Lloyd's centuries-long history, names had unlimited liability for any losses associated with being a name. Lloyd's introduced names with limited liability in 1994, and they have become increasingly important.
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Jack and Gill have been the prototypical names for every ordinary man and woman since at least the 15th Century, and then there are examples like Jack-of-all-trades, Jack-Tar for a sailor, lumberjack and steeplejack.
When the English settled on the new continent, most of them chose personal names for their new-borns just as they had been used to doing in their home country.
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