Millicent

Fetching Names: Getting to Millie

June 22, 2012

Take the white hot Lily and add an M, throw in our passion for names like Hattie and Sadie, and it is easy to imagine Millie taking off as a popular name on her own.  She’s already much in favor in the UK, and on the upswing throughout the English speaking world.  In the US, […]

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Baby Name of the Day: Mila

June 9, 2011

She’s a globe-spanning short form that stands nicely on her own. Thanks to Meryl for suggesting her daughter’s name as our Baby Name of the Day: Mila.

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Name of the Day: Melissa

January 18, 2010

She was among the most popular names given to girls in the 1970s. Is she a classic destined for revival, or will she fade into obscurity? Thanks to Kelly for suggesting Melissa as Name of the Day.

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Name of the Day: Millicent

July 20, 2008

Overheard at ApMtn HQ this morning: “Are you writing about Thoroughly Modern Millie?” “No, I’m writing about virtuous and pure Millicent.” “Can’t she be both?” Thanks to Katharine for suggesting today’s Name of the Day.

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