Literary Babes

Indiana: Baby Name of the Day

November 19, 2014

#81945430 / gettyimages.com It’s a place name famously worn by a daring archeologist. Thanks to Bertram Bergamot for suggesting Indiana as our Baby Name of the Day.

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Constantine: Baby Name of the Day

November 5, 2014

Take a towering ancient figure, mix in a dose of comic books and Keanu Reeves, and what do you get? Thanks to Virginia for suggesting Constantine as our Baby Name of the Day.    

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Dorigen: Baby Name of the Day

November 4, 2014

Looking for a tailored, literary choice for a daughter?  Today’s feature fits the bill. Thanks to Ashley for suggesting Dorigen as our Baby Name of the Day.

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Frederica: Baby Name of the Day

November 3, 2014

This post was originally published on June 3, 2010.  It was substantially revised and re-posted on November 3, 2014 at the suggestion of Bertram Bergamot. It’s a name so clunky it might just be cool. Thanks to Paul for suggesting our Baby Name of the Day: Frederica.

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Drusilla: Baby Name of the Day

October 29, 2014

Today’s feature is an ancient name worn by a delightfully dangerous television vampire. Goth Week continues, and Drusilla is our Baby Name of the Day.

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Claudia: Baby Name of the Day

October 27, 2014

This post was originally published on September 9, 2010.  It was substantially revised and re-posted on October 27, 2014. It’s an ancient name worn by a twentieth century supermodel and a famous girl vampire, too. Goth Week begins with Claudia as our Baby Name of the Day.

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Fabian: Baby Name of the Day

October 22, 2014

#507278171 / gettyimages.com   This name has been worn by a martyred pope and a teen idol.  How would it wear on an ordinary boy nowadays? Thanks to Jessica for suggesting Fabian as our Baby Name of the Day.

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Lafcadio: Baby Name of the Day

October 16, 2014

Lorenzo and Marco and Matteo are stylish.  How ’bout this ends-in-o choice for a son? Thanks to Rebecca for suggesting Lafcadio as our Baby Name of the Day.

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Ailsa: Baby Name of the Day

October 7, 2014

Looking for a Scottish name with a rather stylish sound?  Here’s a possibility. Thanks to Ali Lynne for suggesting Ailsa as our Baby Name of the Day.  

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Odette: Baby Name of the Day

October 6, 2014

This post was originally published on December 23, 2008.  It was substantially revised and re-posted on October 6, 2014. It’s a plum role for a ballerina, and a name worn by a World War II heroine, too. Thanks to Nessa for suggesting our Baby Name of the Day: Odette.  

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