Ten Swan-Inspired Baby Names

Swan Names

It’s my birthday week, which means I’m choosing all of the names featured. And since I have a soft spot for swans, this Friday’s list is all about the birds. Swans are graceful, beautiful, and surprisingly fierce. But while avian-inspired baby names are quite stylish, swans are often overlooked as a source of inspiration. We’ve embraced […]

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Aurelia: Baby Name of the Day

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This post was originally published on August 17, 2008. It was substantially revised and re-posted on July 6, 2015. Thanks to Aurelia for suggesting her name for a rerun! Part-Audrey and Aubrey, part-Amelia and Sophia, no wonder this golden name is making a comeback. Thanks to Kayt for suggesting our Baby Name of the Day: Aurelia.

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Aveline: Baby Name of the Day

Aveline

This post was originally published on July 13, 2011. It was substantially revised and re-posted on June 22, 2015. Today’s feature is either a new spin on current favorites, or a medieval rarity ready for a comeback. Thanks to Kayleigh for suggesting Aveline as our Baby Name of the Day.

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Name Help: Honoring Grandpa Arnold

Eagle Inspired Baby Names

Name Help is a series at Appellation Mountain. Every Saturday, one reader’s name questions will be discussed. We’re relying on thoughtful comments from the community to help expectant parents narrow down their name decisions. Thank you in advance for sharing your insight! Leigh is due in just about a week! She’s not finding out if […]

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