Articles by Callmecalliope

August 13th, 2015

Thinking Outside the Popularity Box

By Callmecalliope

How to find a less popular cousin of today’s top names.

August 4th, 2015

Best Botanical Baby Names

By Callmecalliope

Adelia, Cassia, Zinnia–some of the lovely choices found among the scientific botanical names.

July 28th, 2015

Nerdy Namesakes: Brilliant Biologists

By Callmecalliope

From Darwin to Huxley to Watson, some interesting options from the field of biology.

March 3rd, 2015

Last Names First: Science hero surnames

By Callmecalliope

From the fields of astronomy and physics, guess blogger Jackie offers some inspirational hero names like Dalton, Pascal and Thorne.

August 24th, 2014

Japanese Baby Names: Lovely sounds, lovely meanings

By Callmecalliope

Jackie, known to us as CallMeCalliope, provides the basics of Japanese baby names, with some of her favorite examples.

August 17th, 2014

Literary Namesakes: Last names first

By Callmecalliope

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?

December 31st, 2013

Honoring a Loved One Whose Name You Don’t Love

By Callmecalliope

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.