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Sigurth Gadabout-Deacon is an awful rendition of the name. It pertains to no historical use. Sigurd (the name was never written Sigurth) was known as Slembe or Slembdjakn. The last part of the latter is quite correctly interpreted as 'deacon', but the first part is definitely NOT equivalent to 'gadabout'. It means noisy, unruly, or mean. Besides, 'gadabout' is 19th Century slang, and works poorly in this context. "Sigurd the Mean Deacon" is closer to the original meaning.
The name is used within a direct quotation from another book, hence it should not be changed. Any criticism is more properly directed to the original author/translator Fornadan(t) 15:12, 13 July 2009 (UTC)