Thanksgiving Names:From Myles to Maize

This year our menu of Thanksgiving names draws on a variety of sources—from the Mayflower passenger list to prominent Pilgrims, to a harvest deity to the bounty of the Turkey Day table.  Enjoy it— with it comes our best wishes for a very happy holiday to all our dear berries.


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Poor Tom Turkey. Though he may be the most popular guy at the Thanksgiving table, we lament his fate. Tom is one of the great classic boys’ nicknames, which has completely fallen off the list as a stand-alone name in this country, while shining in the Top 20 in France and Belgium.

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