Articles by Nephele
Beatrix Potter names beyond Peter Rabbit
We all remember Peter Rabbit and Benjamin Bunny, but there were a lot more nicely-named critters in the charming world of Beatrix Potter, as Nephele explains.
Steampunk Baby Names: Victorian tech
Are you a Steampunk aficionado? Here’s Nephele’s rich, long list of related choices, from Arronax to Brisco to Zylpha–and some more ordinary names in-between.
Musical Baby Names: Gilbert & Sullivan Goodies
From Nephele, some delightful and unexpected names from the lesser known operettas of Gilbert & Sullivan–as in Fiametta, Lelia and Roderic.
100 Top Word Names of 2012: Hunter, Hope–and Henry?
As guest blogger Nephele demonstrates here, not all word names give away their identities as such–as in Martin, Morgan and Maya. It’s fun to see the sometimes surprising dictionary definitions of these names.
Name Popularity List: Two new Latin names and how they got there
How two girls’ names from a Spanish reality TV show jumped onto the US Most Popular list.
Jewish Baby Names: A Passover menu of Yiddish names
Mazel Tov! Welcome Kaila, Laila and Lev!
Beatrix Potter Names: Jemima & Jeremy
From the charming world of Peter Rabbit, some sweet Victorian choices
Names Rescued from the Titanic
Some interesting names have survived from the 1912 passenger list of the ill-fated ship.
Baby Girl Names from Ancient Rome
Although they’ve been around for ages, many of the girls’ names from Roman times are still fresh and appealing today.