Category: baby name Arthur
By Linda Rosenkrantz
The latest announcements of berrybaby arrivals were particularly Nameberryesque in their mix of the classic, the contemporary and the creative. Of particular interest:
*Middle names– including two Wolfs– saluting family tradition, literary and filmic heroes and cross-cultural considerations.
By Abby Sandel
Take an overlooked name with an on-trend sound, add a high profile celebrity birth announcement, and voilà – the next big thing in baby names.
Or not. Some names are too offbeat to catch on. I’m looking at you, Apple and Zuma.
But more often, celebrity baby names are truly influential. Starbabies can turn that name everyone is cautiously considering into the next Top Ten favorite. Ava, Isabella, Jayden, and Liam all got a big boost when Hollywood mamas chose the names.
When it comes to vintage baby names, a new celebrity baby can be a powerful signal that a name is prime for a comeback.
Days of apple-picking and costume-creating approach as September gives way to cool, crisp October. Despite being the tenth month of the year in the modern day, October was, in fact, number eight when the Roman calendar was still used. Along with gorgeous gold and crimson leaves, October has an assortment of lovely names to offer. Interesting monikers of this month include vintage treasures like Theodore, classics like Arthur and Margaret, and a few surprises sure to intrigue any Berry.
Lately when I hear a birth announcement, I’ll sometimes find myself thinking: “Oh, what a nice, normal name.”
This is madness, of course. Because there’s no such thing as a normal name.