January 14, 2013 Read the full article →
Editor’s note: This post was originally published on March 5, 2010, and was substantially revised and reposted on January 14, 2012. He’s Biblical, Colonial, literary and ever so popular. Thanks to Natalie for suggesting Nathaniel as Name of the Day.
July 10, 2011 Read the full article →
Between writing about Scarlett the other day and finally reading The Help, I’ve had Southern names on the brain. Kathryn Stockett’s characters answer to names like Raleigh, Constantine, Eugenia and Mae Mobley – the “Southern double name” idea referenced by Nicole Kidman when explaining that her youngest daughter is called Faith Margaret, not just Faith. […]