Rowan

Rowan: Baby Name of the Day

July 16, 2014

Today’s post was originally published on February 2, 2010.  It was substantially revised and re-posted on July 16, 2014. Today’s choice is a nature name with a distinctly Irish lilt. Thanks to Kelly for suggesting Rowan as our Baby Name of the Day.

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Baby Name of the Day: Edmund

June 27, 2011

Edwin’s second syllable feels lucky, and

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Sunday Summary: 11/21/10

November 21, 2010

Congratulations to Kate of My Kids Eat Off the Floor on the birth of Juno Kate!  The amazing Kate has already sent in Juno’s name story, so look for it soon. So I’ve been doing more lurking, this time at Babyzone: Aven suggested for a boy, like Gavin without the G; McKelyn for a girl, […]

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A to Z: Nature Names

September 6, 2010

I’ve written about quite a few nature names here – that means that you’ve requested quite a few! Here’s a quick round-up of some of them.

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Baby Name of the Day: Romy

July 30, 2010

She and BFF Michele went to their high school more than a dozen years ago. Today you might just find her on the playground. The name I have in reserve for a (no-I’m-not-pregnant) second daughter is today’s Baby Name of the Day: Romy.

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Name of the Day: Roman

November 24, 2009

He brings to mind Ancient Empire – and 20th century soap operas. Thanks to Photoquilty for suggesting Roman as Name of the Day.

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Sunday Summary: 9/13/09

September 13, 2009

Ah, September. The leaves change color, apples of every possible variety can be found in stacks at the Farmers’ Market and me? I’m glued to the television: Okay, not really. I missed the debut of the rebooted Melrose Place the other night. (Though I was sorry to miss Bronx‘s mom in action.) This edition includes […]

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Name of the Day: Rohan

September 11, 2009

You probably shouldn’t name your son Frodo, but here’s a Tolkien-inspired name that’s more chic than geek. Thanks to Charlotte Vera for suggesting Rohan as Name of the Day.

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