October 13, 2014 Read the full article →
#492213965 / gettyimages.com This post was originally published on February 4, 2010. It was substantially revised and re-published on October 13, 2014. A foreign import, a nature name and an unexpected way to get to an all-the-rage nickname? What’s not to love? Thanks to Corinne for suggesting Elowen as our Baby Name of the Day.
October 12, 2014 Read the full article →
#107875902 / gettyimages.com Happy Sunday! I’ve just read Matthew Dennison’s Queen Victoria: A Life of Contradictions. And I learned this: The future Queen Victoria was christened Alexandrina Victoria. But her parents had planned to name her Victoire Georgiana Alexandrina Charlotte Augusta. It was changed at the last minute by the Prince Regent, the future King George IV. […]