Lark: Baby Name of the Day

August 12, 2013

Editor’s note: This post was originally published on November 30. 2009.  It was substantially revised and re-posted on August 12, 2013. There’s Robin, Wren and Dove, and boys called Hawk and Falcon. Would this borrowing from the world of birds wear well on a daughter? With a Happy Birthday to my sister, today’s Baby Name […]

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Baby Name of the Day: Doveva

June 20, 2012

She’s a lovely, mysterious name with a very current sound. Thanks to Megalady for suggesting Doveva as our Baby Name of the Day.

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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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A to Z: Nature Names

September 6, 2010

I’ve written about quite a few nature names here – that means that you’ve requested quite a few! Here’s a quick round-up of some of them.

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Name of the Day: Dove

June 5, 2009

Will she be lonesome? Or will she flock together with Robin and Wren, Avis and Paloma? Thanks to Photoquilty for suggesting Dove as Name of the Day.

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Sunday Summary: 5/31/2009

May 31, 2009

First up, we’re expecting … three baby bluebirds. The mama has built a nest in the tiny herb garden Arthur latched onto our postage-stamp sized balcony. Since they’re growing amongst our herbs, I’m calling the three eggs Basil, Coriander and Rosemary. I’ve been trying to talk to Mama Bird about names, but she’s not interested. […]

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Simple, Sweet and Stuck in the Middle

May 8, 2008

We’ve written about middle names before. But today, we’ve decided to offer a fairly simple list for your consideration. While many of these are gender neutral, this list was compiled with girls in mind. For decades, parents have stuffed an unimaginative Anne or Lynne between the first and last names. More recently, Grace and Rose […]

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