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Articles by Kara B

November 14th, 2017

1960s Baby Names: Flower power namesakes for boys

By Kara

These names from exactly half a century ago have a lot of retro resonance today.

April 2nd, 2017

When Name Nerds Name Pets

By Kara

How does a name-obsessed nerd go about naming a pet?

January 17th, 2017

Girl Baby Names: Tabitha, Tanith and Thessaly

By Kara

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.

January 15th, 2017

Boy Baby Names: Thor, Thane & Thackeray

By Kara

Kara Blakley proves here how many attractive boy names feature the TH sound–from Heath to Luther to Thor.

June 19th, 2016

10 Names Going Back to the Boys

By Kara

These names went from the boys’ column to turn pretty much pink. Are they ready to be reclaimed by the blue team?

April 21st, 2016

Neglected Baby Names: Special K Names for Boys

By Kara

A further look at how K names have been overlooked–this time for boys.

April 12th, 2016

Neglected Baby Names: The K girls

By Kara

Why have K girl names been so misunderstood?

December 8th, 2015

Brotherly Boy Names with Meaningful Connections

By Kara

Some perfect brother names connected by their meanings: Asher and Felix, Blake and Finn.

November 29th, 2015

Synchronized Sister Sibsets: How to make meaningful connections

By Kara

Susannah and Lily, Hazel and Aveline–all sibling possibilities with shared meanings.

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July 16th, 2015

Above-aVERage Names for Boys

By Kara

From River to Severin, some very good ver names for boys.