Leo: Baby Name of the Day

October 15, 2012

Editor’s note: this post was originally published on October 20, 2008, and substantially revised and republished on October 15, 2012. He’s regal and brainy, but friendly and upbeat, too. Thanks to Lola for suggesting Leo as our Baby Name of the Day.

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Baby Name of the Day: Leofric

April 19, 2012

Leo is a lion of a name, a stylish nineteenth century favorite parents are rediscovering today. This medieval rarity shares some of his sounds.  Thanks to Katherine for suggesting Leofric as our Baby Name of the Day.

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Baby Name of the Day: Caleb

June 30, 2011

How can a Top 100 boys’ name borrowed from a faithful Biblical figure be so very controversial? Thanks to Kelly for suggesting the surprisingly complex Caleb as our Baby Name of the Day.

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Baby Name of the Day: Cleon

June 10, 2011

He’s an Ancient Athenian statesman who fits right in with the hickster trend. Thanks to Silent One for suggesting Cleon as our Baby Name of the Day.

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Baby Name of the Day: Esau

May 24, 2011

His twin brother’s name has been on top since 1999.

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Baby Name of the Day: Nestor

March 2, 2011

Lester is a non-starter, but Chester is catching on once more. And Oscar and Hector have some serious style. Where does that leave this choice? Thanks to Hayley for suggesting the mythological Nestor as our Baby Name of the Day.

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Sunday Summary: 2/13/11

February 13, 2011

I took the kids to get their hair cut at our local Cartoon Cuts, which isn’t local at all – it requires a drive on the Beltway to Rockville Pike. While the kids were being coiffed, I flipped through a rack of personalized hair barrettes. The selection included the predictable Emma and Elizabeth, but also […]

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Baby Name of the Day: Lionel

December 13, 2010

Knights and lions and trains, oh my – what’s better for a little boy? Thanks to Sara for suggesting Lionel as Baby Name of the Day.

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Sunday Summary: 11/28/10

November 28, 2010

Things for which I am grateful: name blogger Xanthe Linnea is back with the story of her son’s name, Leo Nathaniel.  And Emmy Jo shared Julius Arthur‘s name story, complete with absolutely adorable photos!  They make for great reading.  Plus, be on the lookout for another Reader Baby Name Story here next Saturday! Another thing […]

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Baby Name of the Day: Wolf

November 11, 2010

Wolfgang is a creative heavy-hitter with a healthy dose of Germanic force.

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