Baby Name of the Day: Angelica


She’s the  literary invention worn by a stand-in First Lady, as well as the bossiest of The Rugrats.  Now she’s a pirate queen, a foil for Jack Sparrow.  What’s the real story behind this delicate appellation? Thanks to Fran for suggesting Angelica as our Baby Name of the Day.


Sunday Summary: 7/11/10

Just when you think every name has been imagined, every option exhausted, pop culture surprises us. First, Cecily von Ziegesar’s novel Cum Laude tackles the lives of privileged college students (as opposed to the privileged high school students in her Gossip Girl franchise.) One of the main characters is a girl called Shipley, and a […]


Sunday Summary: 3/8/09

It’s here! Earlier this week, the Nameberry gurus published Cool Irish Names for Babies. I’ll publish a review in a few days, but for now, here’s the news: Make Me a Supermodel Season Two is now showing on Bravo. Contestants included Salome, Sandhurst (he’s from Trinidad and Tobago) and Mountaha (she’s from Brazil.) In more […]