Literary Babes

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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Demelza: Baby Name of the Day

October 1, 2014

It’s a terribly romantic name launched by a BBC television series. Thanks to Kathryn for suggesting Demelza as our Baby Name of the Day.

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Watson: Baby Name of the Day

September 30, 2014

We’re mad about surname names, and lately the literary Sherlock Holmes is a sensation, too.  Could this sleuthing surname catch on? Thanks to K for suggesting Watson as our Baby Name of the Day.

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Maud: Baby Name of the Day

September 29, 2014

This post was originally published on March 1, 2009.  It was substantially revised and re-posted on September 29, 2014. Matilda is a stylish choice, migrating from the hipster list to a mainstream favorite.  So what’s a true trend-setter to do? How ’bout using Matilda’s medieval counterpart instead? Thanks to Lola for suggesting Maud as our […]

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Aria: Baby Name of the Day

September 23, 2014

Two television series have boosted this musical name. Thanks to Jen for suggesting Aria as our Baby Name of the Day.

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