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.
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.
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.
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 […]
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 […]