Rarities

Mette: Baby Name of the Day

November 6, 2014

Looking for a girl’s name that is spare, elegant, and rare?  Here’s one that might be completely new to you. Thanks to Emily for suggesting Mette as our Baby Name of the Day.

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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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Osiris: Baby Name of the Day

October 28, 2014

Silas is stylish.  Oliver and Owen are Top 100 picks.  How ’bout this ancient name? Thanks to Roksalanna for suggesting Osiris 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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Dalarna: Baby Name of the Day

October 15, 2014

#148602451 / gettyimages.com From London to Cairo, place names are quite stylish, indeed.  Here’s another in that category, one rarer – and yet maybe more name-like, too. Thanks to The Mrs. for suggesting our Baby Name of the Day: Dalarna.

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Starling: Baby Name of the Day

October 14, 2014

It’s a bird … and maybe a baby name, too. Thanks to Katie for suggesting Starling as our Baby Name of the Day.

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Elowen: Baby Name of the Day

October 13, 2014

#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.

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Clover, Dior, and Parker: Harper’s Sisters

October 10, 2014

Harper is a sensation, a fast-rising surname name with musical appeal.  A long list of high profile birth announcements have boosted Harper’s use, from Shonda Rhimes to the Beckhams. Visit a playground nowadays, and there’s a good chance you’ll hear the name.  Harper has soared from #887 in 2004 to #118 in 2010 to #16 in […]

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Tiziana: Baby Name of the Day

October 9, 2014

Take the Ancient Roman Titus, mix it with a healthy dose of Italian, and you’ll arrive at today’s choice. Thanks to Calien for suggesting Tiziana as our Baby Name of the Day.

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Mafalda: Baby Name of the Day

October 8, 2014

Matilda is hot.  Maude has a certain appeal.  How ’bout this obscure form of the name? Thanks to Filipa for suggesting Mafalda as our Baby Name of the Day.

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