Articles by Callmecalliope
Thinking Outside the Popularity Box
How to find a less popular cousin of today’s top names.
Best Botanical Baby Names
Adelia, Cassia, Zinnia–some of the lovely choices found among the scientific botanical names.
Nerdy Namesakes: Brilliant Biologists
From Darwin to Huxley to Watson, some interesting options from the field of biology.
Last Names First: Science hero surnames
From the fields of astronomy and physics, guess blogger Jackie offers some inspirational hero names like Dalton, Pascal and Thorne.
Japanese Baby Names: Lovely sounds, lovely meanings
Jackie, known to us as CallMeCalliope, provides the basics of Japanese baby names, with some of her favorite examples.
Literary Namesakes: Last names first
Guest bloger Jackie of namesplash serves up a massively comprehensive menu of author surname possibilities, from Alcott to Yeats. Which do you like? Any to add?
Honoring a Loved One Whose Name You Don’t Love
You’d love to name your baby after a dear relative, friend or ancestor, but just can’t get on board with their actual name? Here’s some practical advice on how to work around the dilemma.