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Waltzing More Than Matilda is the creation of Anna Otto, who blogs about a wide variety of Australian names, and Aussie name trends.
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Rare Boys’ Names of the 1940s

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Anna Otto continues her exploration of interesting rare names from the 1940s– this time looking at the boys– all from her unique Australian point of view.

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Rare Girls’ Names of the 1940s: Avis, Marigold and Jinx

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Though this is written from an Australian point of view, Anna Otto has pinpointed a group of rare and interesting girls’ names from the 1940s, that are worth considering in other locales as well.

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British Baby Names: Royal Princess possibilities

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If the next British royal babe is a girl, what will she be named? Anna Otto runs down the seven most likely possibilities–and gives the reasons why.

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Two Chummy Names: Buddy and Sonny

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The story of the old nicknames Buddy and Sonny–Anna Otto shows how these two generic nickname names from the past are popping up again.

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International Baby Names: Popular Names That Travel Well

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Many parents seek a name that will work well in several cultures: Anna Otto tells you which names are most popular in the most countries. You can’t go wrong with Ella or Alexander.

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