Agatha

Agnes, Agatha, and Aglaia: Formal Names for Aggie

October 11, 2013

Allie, Annie, Abby, and Addie are staple names for girls, and there are plenty of ways to get to each of those nicknames. But how ’bout Aggie? She’s been neglected over the years, true.  But just as Maggie seems to be gaining steam on the heels of Maddie, could Aggie follow all of those other […]

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Sunday Summary: 7/24/11

July 24, 2011

We’re having a heat wave, a tropical heat wave, here in Washington DC. It is my birthday week, which means I’ll exert slightly more influence over the name choices than usual. Happily, many of you were good enough to request names that I was longing to write about anyhow … definitely, the greatest gift! On […]

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Sunday Summary: 8/22/10

August 22, 2010

Please tell me that I’m not the only person who watched My Fake Fiance, the first pairing of Melissa Joan Hart and Joey Lawrence? It was raining, the baby was fussy … wait, never mind. Someone else must’ve tuned in – enough of us for ABC Family to greenlight a new original series called Melissa […]

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Baby Name of the Day: Mavis

May 17, 2010

Now that Olive has gone Hollywood and the hipsters are using Agatha and Sally, what’s a truly daring new parent to do? Choose the Baby Name of the Day suggested by Elle and Urban Angel: Mavis.

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Name of the Day: Honoria

February 26, 2010

Some virtue names are simply words found in any dictionary.

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Sunday Summary: 2/7/10

February 7, 2010

I usually don’t pre-post my Sunday Summaries.

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Name of the Day: Enid

December 7, 2009

Is she hopelessly musty or an undiscovered gem? Thanks to Sara for suggesting Enid as Name of the Day.

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Name of the Day: Agatha

February 25, 2009

We discussed Agnes a few days ago. But there’s another way to get to the nickname Aggie. Thanks to Lola for suggesting the intriguing Agatha as Name of the Day.

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