Happy Birthday, Claude Monet: Artist surname baby names

November 13, 2014 Kmp17

Today being the birthday of Claude Monet—not only a great Impressionist painter, but the inspiration for a number of baby girls named Monet— we thought it the perfect moment to peruse the art world—past and present– for some other creative surname possibilities.


Alexander Calder, known to his friends as Sandy, was the 20th century sculptor best known as the creator of the kinetic sculptures called mobiles—as well as stationary pieces dubbed stabiles. Calder is a Scottish geographical surname with a nice, creative feel.

About the author


I'm a college sophomore and a lifelong name enthusiast. I have been combing through name guides ever since I was a 7-year-old helping my mother name my youngest siblings. I love writing, piano music, and traditional names with slight twists.

View all of Kmp17's articles


11 Responses to “Happy Birthday, Claude Monet: Artist surname baby names”

You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed.

leave a reply

You must be logged in to post a comment.