Obscure Saint Names for Boys: Part II

Obscure Saints

Over the years, I’ve covered an awful lot of obscure saint names. One of my very first posts was on Obscure Saints’ Names for Girls.  More recently, I’ve delved into the long list of possibilities for boys. There’s no shortage of possibilities.  Sure, John and Peter, Luke and Paul, Thomas and James are all saints, and […]


Ovid: Baby Name of the Day


Today’s choice is the name of a legendary poet – and a fitting name for the Year of the Sheep. Wishing you a happy Lunar New Year, with a warm thanks to the amazing Isadora of Bewitching Names and Curious Ideas for the suggestion. Our Baby Name of the Day is Ovid.


Maisie: Baby Name of the Day


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 […]