Angela Mastrodonato surveys the world of American Girl Doll names–the historic, the vintage, the contemporary, and the international., and finds an interesting variety.
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Some names that sound like they’ve been around forever were actually the inventions of authors for their literary works; Angela Mastrodonato provides plenty of examples, from Clea to Vanessa, as well as some recent ones that might become established choices in the future.
There’s long been talk about the Pottery Barn catalog names being trend-predictors. Now Angela Mastrodonato of Upswing Baby Names gives a brilliant analysis of why this may or may not be so.
Angela Mastrodonato uncovers some names that were lost with four New England towns in the 1930s–such as Clementina, Marietta, Cyprian, Lowell and Lucius.
What names are in line to be the next to be revived? Angela Mastrodonato analyzes the odds on 1930s possibilities–Marilyn? Ramona? Rudy?
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