Abigail

Baby Name of the Day: Abilene

February 9, 2011

Take Biblical good girl Abigail, add a healthy dose of Western spirit, and what do you get? Thanks to Lem for suggesting Abilene as our Baby Name of the Day.

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Baby Name of the Day: Lenora

July 1, 2010

We’ve discussed Eleanor and Helena. Here’s one that shares qualities with both. Thanks to Fran for suggesting Lenora as Baby Name of the Day.

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In Reserve: Possible Names for a Second Son

April 24, 2010

Even before the pregnancy test came back positive, I had a strong sense that our second child was a girl. Intuition didn’t stop me from discussing boys’ names with Arthur. So much that he finally insisted that we wait until the ultrasound, at which point it was moot. Claire Caroline Wren – Clio – was […]

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Baby Name of the Day: Hadassah

April 22, 2010

Plenty of Old Testament choices have gone mainstream in recent years, but this one?

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Sunday Summary: 3/28/10

March 28, 2010

Yesterday morning was The Great Magruder Park Egg Hunt in our town.

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Sunday Summary: 3/7/10

March 7, 2010

First, thanks to Pam and Linda at Nameberry for running my guest post on Movie Award Names: Looking beyond Oscar.

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Sunday Summary: 1/24/10

January 24, 2010

Before I move on to the weekly sum-up, one quick piece of business: I only approve comments written in English, regardless of whether or not I understand the comment. (Make that especially when I don’t understand the comment.) On to the names: I’ve finally spotted it on Yahoo!Answers – the dreadful, but inevitable marriage of […]

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Name of the Day: Olwen

January 8, 2010

If Olive and Opal are fashionable choices, why not this Welsh appellation? Thanks to Hanalise and Corinne for suggesting Olwen as Name of the Day.

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Sunday Summary: 11/8/09

November 8, 2009

So not only did SJP and Matthew Broderick have twins, they’ve generated double the press with their name choices. First came the announcement that the girls were named Marion Loretta Elwell and Tabitha Hodge.

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Sunday Summary: 6/7/2009

June 7, 2009

The big news this week was, of course, the new addition to

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