Category: Name Image

by Linda Rosenkrantz

It’s that time of the year when we celebrate April as National Poetry Month.  I’m always pleasantly surprised by how many of the great poets’ surnames happen to make perfect, poetic baby names.

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They’re naming a sister for Jack, but so far, nothing has that wow factor. What’s the best name for their new daughter – Margot? Felicity? Or something they haven’t thought of yet?

Deanna writes: 

I’m expecting a girl due in July. We have a son named Jack. His name was easy to choose; I loved it for years. My husband wasn’t always on board but grew to love it. He’s never been “wow”ed by any name I’ve mentioned.

When I was pregnant with my son, I was certain that if he was a girl, her name would be Felicity. But now, I don’t feel that way. I still like the name but keep waiting for something else to wow me! It’s like it’s not enough this time.

I want a name that’s recognizable but not too common. We’ve also considered:

Emilia – But it’s too popular.

Celeste – My husband isn’t sure.

Margot – I worry some people will look puzzled when they hear it.

Sabrina – A favorite, but we had a cat by the name. Still, not an absolute no.

My husband’s name is Cory, so any name starting with Cor, like Corinne, is out.

Any suggestions?

The Name Sage replies:

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by Pamela Redmond

Can you be fashionable and classic at the same time? Ask anyone who’s ever lusted after a Chanel bag or longed to drive a vintage Mercedes: of course you can.

But when it comes to baby names, not all classic baby names are fashionable (sorry, John and Mary), and most fashionable names are not classic.

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Feminist Names for Boys

By Clare Green

You’re a feminist. Great! You want to give your child a name with feminist values. Fantastic!

It’s a boy…hmmm.

It’s relatively easy to come up with feminist girl names inspired by strong females like women’s rights activists, scientists or writers, to name but a few. But for boy names, you may need to think outside the box.

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By Clare Green

Valentine’s Day baby names come in many forms, from the obvious Valentine/Valentina, through names that mean love like Esme and Cerys, to those with a more subtle connection.

Today, we present word names on a Valentine’s theme. Modern English word names are a style that just keeps growing, and the twelve on this list are a mix of rising favorites and rarities still waiting to be discovered. Although they all link to Valentine’s Day, they’re lovely names for February babies or indeed, those born every day of the year.

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