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  1. #1
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    Baby Name Books

    What baby name books do you love? I'm putting in a book order in a week and am looking for some interesting books on names. Something other than alphabetical popular names. Also, I'm leaving in the morning for some wilderness adventures, so if I don't respond, don't think I'm rude. I'm just far from technology. Thanks.

    Oh, and Pam and Linda's books are a given of course. I already have them all though.

    Edit: I'd also be interested in books where the names aren't the focal point, but they have great inspiration. Mythology for example. I've lately been interested in Welsh mythological books and found some delicious names!
    Artemis Willow ☀ Cordelia Avalon ☀ Isabeau Forest ☀ Isadora Nightingale ☀ Lorelei Ondine ☀ Lyra Snow ☀ Pandora Everild ☀ Tabitha Eilonwy ☀ Thisbe Wildrose ☀ Thora Silmarien
    Caspian Wilder ☀ Conrad Elessar ☀ Damian Sparrow ☀ Desmond Thorn ☀ Evander Hart ☀ Everett Ward ☀ Gwydion Alaric ☀ Malachi Bjorn ☀ Peregrine Llyr ☀ Theodore Winter


    writing a novel and preparing for the baby making
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    Bruce Lansky's "Baby Names around the World" is very good. There is also a book he assisted in writing, it has something to do with the first impression of a name, but I forgot the title.

    Edit: Title is The Baby Name Personality Survey, by Bruce Lansky and Barry Sinrod
    Last edited by chrisco; July 19th, 2013 at 03:17 PM.
    Damian Bosco-Raphael Anthony-Charles Dominic-Jude Vianney-Samuel Piers

    Genevieve Naiara-Lidia Christiana-Isabeau Maria-Juliet Louisiana

    Tatiana-Naomi-Boheme-India-Saoirse-Ruadan-Edmund-Gideon-Luke-Declan

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    I adore "Llewllyn's Complete Book of Names". Admittedly for the Pagan, witchy sort, but it's a good one to have if you love unusual and often historical names.
    I love earthy and bohemian names.

    Luna . Samara . Juniper . Magnolia
    Cedar . Alasdair . Oak . Arlo

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    I have four baby name books:
    The very best baby-naming book ever by Diane Stafford

    The very best baby name book by Bruce Lansky

    Beyond Ava and Aiden by Linda Rosenkrants and Pamela Redmond Satran

    The baby name wizard by Laura Wattenberg

    My favorites are beyond Ava and aiden and the baby name wizard
    Sarah Beth <3

    Current favorites:

    Violet Christine • Aurora Scarlett • Eden •

    Micah James • Cash Henry •

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    Thanks! Looking into some of those that I don't already have.
    Artemis Willow ☀ Cordelia Avalon ☀ Isabeau Forest ☀ Isadora Nightingale ☀ Lorelei Ondine ☀ Lyra Snow ☀ Pandora Everild ☀ Tabitha Eilonwy ☀ Thisbe Wildrose ☀ Thora Silmarien
    Caspian Wilder ☀ Conrad Elessar ☀ Damian Sparrow ☀ Desmond Thorn ☀ Evander Hart ☀ Everett Ward ☀ Gwydion Alaric ☀ Malachi Bjorn ☀ Peregrine Llyr ☀ Theodore Winter


    writing a novel and preparing for the baby making
    our two furbabies: Sebastian & Oleander

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