Category: baby name Adele
If you donât have a beloved Gran of your own to name your baby after, how about looking for some outside inspiration from a pop culture Nana?Â Hereâs a list of TV grandmothers, from the maternal to the monstrous (looking at you, Livia Soprano), the chic to the crotchety, whose names were seen as elderly at the time of their showsâ creationâfrom the 1950′s to the presentâbut which have become totally baby friendly today.
Here, the Nameberry picks of the 20 best Grandma TV baby names:
Thanks in large part to the single-named British singer, Adele popped into the Top 1000 last year at Number 627 and we expect to see it ranking considerably higher on the new list to be released next month.Â Molly Ringwald used it for her daughter in 2009.
The president hosted a fireside chat on Google+ last week.Â He tackled complex, divisive topics like the environment and the economy.
But baby names?
Giving baby name advice is tough.Â It means sorting names into the good and the bad, or maybe the good and the less good.Â Explaining why we like a name is nearly impossible sometimes, isnât it?Â Explaining what we dislike can be too easy.
This weekâs news was filled with gorgeous girlsâ names representing every possible style and trend, from imports to underused classics to modern discoveries.
The nine most newsworthy baby names are:
The most notable names of 2012 take a colorful direction this year, with influences that range from presidents to K-pop, celebrities and the characters they play, and from the web to the weather.
Our picks for the 12 names most emblematic of 2012 â plus the dozen also-rans â are:
Malala. Â Runnerup: Dilma
Malala Yousufzai, the Pakistani 14-year-old who was gunned down by the Taliban for championing girlsâ education, wrote that her melodious name means âgrief stricken.âÂ Malala could well become an inspiration name choice for young girls in the Western World.Â Another female name to emerge from world politics this year is Dilma, via Brazilâs first woman president Dilma Rousseff, who was named after her mother.