Articles by Kara B
1960s Baby Names: Flower power namesakes for boys
These names from exactly half a century ago have a lot of retro resonance today.
When Name Nerds Name Pets
How does a name-obsessed nerd go about naming a pet?
Girl Baby Names: Tabitha, Tanith and Thessaly
Here is Part II –the girl version– of Kara Blakley’s take on stylish names with the TH sound, ranging from Agatha and Amethyst to Tabitha, Thandie and Xanthe.
Boy Baby Names: Thor, Thane & Thackeray
Kara Blakley proves here how many attractive boy names feature the TH sound–from Heath to Luther to Thor.
10 Names Going Back to the Boys
These names went from the boys’ column to turn pretty much pink. Are they ready to be reclaimed by the blue team?
Neglected Baby Names: Special K Names for Boys
A further look at how K names have been overlooked–this time for boys.
Neglected Baby Names: The K girls
Why have K girl names been so misunderstood?
Brotherly Boy Names with Meaningful Connections
Some perfect brother names connected by their meanings: Asher and Felix, Blake and Finn.
Synchronized Sister Sibsets: How to make meaningful connections
Susannah and Lily, Hazel and Aveline–all sibling possibilities with shared meanings.
Above-aVERage Names for Boys
From River to Severin, some very good ver names for boys.