Maisie: Baby Name of the Day

Maisie

This post was originally published on December 23, 2009. It was substantially revised and re-posted on February 16, 2015. This short form of Margaret is big in the UK, and could fit right in with Sadie and her sisters in the US. Thanks to Laura for suggesting Maisie as our Baby Name of the Day, and […]

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Afton: Baby Name of the Day

Afton

This post was originally published on March 13, 2009. It was substantially revised and re-posted on February 9, 2015. Special thanks to reader Afton for suggesting that her post needed an update! Looking for a Scottish heritage choice, with a poetic, nature-name feel? Thanks to Annelise for suggesting one that fits: our Baby Name of the […]

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Cynewulf: Baby Name of the Day

Cynewulf

Parents revive ancient names all the time.  With choices like Penelope and Levi in the US Top 100, it’s clear we’re not afraid to reach into the distant past.  But how ’bout those overlooked Anglo-Saxons?  When is it their chance for a comeback? Thanks to Anonymous for suggesting one they’ve considered for a son.  Our Baby […]

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