Jemima

Name of the Day: Rebecca

January 27, 2010

She’s an Old Testament matriarch and a twentieth century staple. Thanks to Kelly for suggesting Rebecca as Name of the Day.

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Name of the Day: Keziah

September 16, 2009

Looking for a Biblical pick that’s less common than Hannah, but more accessible than Zipporah? Thanks to Julie for suggesting Keziah as Name of the Day.

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Sunday Summary: 4/12/09

April 12, 2009

Happy Easter! Thanks for putting down that chocolate rabbit long enough to visit. I recently heard a writer named Ethlebert Miller read at the local indie bookstore; Nameberry had a great post on Easter Names. I’m intrigued by Parasha and Birch. And I went to high school with a Pascal. (Or was it Pascale? Or […]

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Name of the Day: Jemima

July 8, 2008

Thanks to Lola for suggesting today’s Name of the Day: Jemima. This lovely Biblical appellation means dove, but for most Americans, all that comes to mind are pancakes. Can Jemima ever move off the breakfast table and back onto baby girls?

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