Category: Greek mythology names
Mythological names from a range of cultures are one of the hottest and most surprising baby name trends of recent years.
What do you think of this style in general? Do the personas and powers of the mythological figure factor into your liking of the names? And what’s your favorite mythological name or names?
Which do you like the best?
Many parents — more and more, it seems — wait until the baby arrives to settle on a name. Some want to see what it looks like and try to gauge its incipient personality (not always easy), and some want to tie it into the circumstances of the baby’s birth–a practice seen in a number of earlier cultures. This could be the season of arrival–Summer or Autumn–or the month, as in June or January, or the day of the week, as in Sunday Rose Kidman Urban (actually born on a Monday).
Another option is commemorating the time of day or night of the baby’s arrival. There are any number of names associated with sun and moon gods and goddesses, as well as names whose meanings refer to day and night, stars, dawn, sun and moon, in both western and eastern cultures. Some of them worth considering are: