Sunday Summary: 6/12/11

June 12, 2011

Is it me, or was the coverage of Jennifer Connelly’s new daughter rather restrained?

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Baby Name of the Day: Luca

May 4, 2011

Despite his -a ending, he’s a 21st century sensation for boys. Thanks to Jenna for suggesting Luca as our Baby Name of the Day.

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Baby Name of the Day: Darius

April 13, 2011

He’s an ancient ruler and a modern rocker. Thanks to Fran and Annelise for suggesting Darius as our Baby Name of the Day.

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Sunday Summary: 3/27/11

March 27, 2011

First, I’m incredibly excited to see who wins March Madness! Thanks to everyone who voted so far, and if you have not, please remember to weigh in: Boys’ Final and Girls’ Final. I thoroughly enjoyed compiling Rock’n’Roll Baby Names for Nameberry last week. This week’s list is equally edgy. Here’s a hint: Buffy is on […]

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Sunday Summary: 3/20/11

March 20, 2011

Here’s my absolute favorite thing to get in my email inbox: birth announcements. There were two last week, complete with pictures! I really, truly appreciate them and won’t pass them on unless you expressly note that I can share them here. Thank you! Speaking of birth announcements, I was scrolling through a random list and […]

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Baby Name of the Day: Ulysses

February 3, 2011

He’s literary, mythological, and figures in American history. He’s also more popular than you might guess. Thanks to Darja for suggesting a name dear to her heart. Our Baby Name of the Day is Ulysses.

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Peace on Earth, Good Will Towards Men

December 25, 2010

I am endlessly fascinated by baby names, probably because I am endlessly fascinated by people – by our history, our beliefs, our cultures.  We reveal an awful lot in the names we choose for our children. Despite the initial sense that baby names are a light and fluffy subject, at least once a week I […]

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Baby Name of the Day: Elissa

September 30, 2010

At first glance, she’s just a twist on the fading Alyssa, or maybe Melissa, deprived of her M.

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Baby Name of the Day: Wenzel

September 17, 2010

Good King Wenceslas lives at the holidays in the English-speaking world, but in plenty of places, variants remain viable – even popular – names for a child. Thanks to Rea for suggesting her son’s middle name as Baby Name of the Day: Wenzel.

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Sunday Summary: 4/4/10

April 4, 2010

Happy Easter!

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