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  • Early African-American Names

    Early American slave rolls are filled with classical and biblical names designed to show off the slave-owners' education and not normally used for whites; variations of African day names and place-names; along with other unusual names more closely identified over the years with black than white American culture. Some of the most notable:

  • Easter Baby Names

    Expecting an Easter baby? These baby names refer to the springtime holiday, including international names for Easter, Easter flowers, biblical personages connected with the holiday, or Easter's symbolism of rebirth.

  • English Names for Boys

    <a href="">English names</a> for boys -- that is, names that originate in the English language -- are more well-known than you might think. Whereas classic boys' names like Richard may be German and popular ones such as Noah and Jacob may be Hebrew, many names widely used today actually originate in English. These include occupational names such as Hunter and Mason and surname-names like Auden and Colton, as well as English word names such as the newly-trendy Bear. Some classics such as James and Edward are English, as are many common nicknames such as Joe, Jim, and Mike. Here are the best-known English names for boys.

  • English Names for Girls

    <a href="">English names</a>, meaning names that originated in the English language, sometimes get overlooked because we tend to think of all names used by English speakers as English names. But of course many of the names we consider English are actually Greek, Latin, Hebrew, and so on. So when which names for girls truly might be considered English? The English girls' names here are some of the best-known.

  • Exotic Lite Baby Names

    Maybe you want an exotic name for your baby....but not too exotic. Something international, yet recognizable to most Americans. Your category? Could be the Exotic Lite baby names here, from a range of cultures.