Our newest crop of baby names 2013 are a modern mix of ancient and contemporary. They include the name of the year’s coolest car made famous by an early electrical inventor, a name shared by this season’s hottest baseball player and a soldier in David‘s Biblical army, and a zippy new nickname for a classic Top 10 girls’ name.
The baby names 2013 newest on Nameberry are:
Macarius is the name of several early saints: St. Macarius of Egypt was known for his wisdom, while St. Macarius of Rome founded an island hermitage in Russia. Macarius is virtually unknown in the US though its Spanish forms Macario and the feminine Macaria are sometimes used. With the revival of many ancient s-ending names, Macarius might rise again, and it does carry the user-friendly nickname Mac.