Category: Name Image

Biblical Girl Names for Now

by Linda Rosenkrantz

When it comes to biblical girl names, it’s been the Old Testament women’s names that have been found on most popularity lists in the recent past. Rachel and Rebecca, Sarah and Hannah have been long-running stalwarts. But the New Testament has some appealing options as well, ranging from the classic Mary and Elizabeth to the recently popular Chloe to faded favorites like Lois and Rhoda to some of the more interesting appellations below.

Here are some fresher choices you might consider.

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Coolest Short Middle Names for Girls

By Clare Green

Think of short middle names for girls that go with everything, and May – or another spelling like Mae or Mei – is sure to spring to mind.

With its timeless streamlined feel, May can lighten up a long first name (like Elizabeth or Persephone), make a short sweet name even sweeter (like Lola or Maisie), or ground a less traditional name (like Kinsley or Malani). The links to springtime, and to the names Mary and Margaret, don’t hurt either.

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Sunny Names for Leo Babies

By E. Wittig

Last week we took a deep dive into the Leo family of names. Now we look at inspirational appellations for the baby born in this period which move way beyond Leo and Leonie.

Leo baby names must suit a child who is destined to be charismatic, self-assured, fun, and adventurous. Leo people, born from July 23rd to August 22nd, don’t like to be bored or end up in second place. Along with the emblematic lion, Leo sign is symbolized by fire, the sun, and the colors gold, red, and yellow, all good inspirations for names for your Leo baby.

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by Sophie Kihm

Leo baby names season runs from July 23 to August 22, making this the perfect time of year to give your child a leonine name. Of course, even if your baby isn’t born under the sign of the lion, a number of leonine names are distinguished and fashionable options.

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The 27+ Best Beachy Baby Names

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by Linda Rosenkrantz

If you’re looking for a sunny, beachy name for your summer baby, you can definitely move beyond Ocean and Sunny and Soleil.  There are so many paths to follow, from names of beautiful beaches to international versions of beach-related words to famous surfer dude names.

Here are our choices of the 27+ best summer baby names inspired by the beach.

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