Wren: Baby Name of the Day

September 30, 2013

Editor’s note: This post was originally published on December 1, 2008.  It was substantially revised and re-posted on September 30, 2013. Today’s post was written for my sister, better known as Bird, and her namesake niece. Thanks to Katharine for suggesting our Name of the Day should be the fine feathered Wren.

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Lark: Baby Name of the Day

August 12, 2013

Editor’s note: This post was originally published on November 30. 2009.  It was substantially revised and re-posted on August 12, 2013. There’s Robin, Wren and Dove, and boys called Hawk and Falcon. Would this borrowing from the world of birds wear well on a daughter? With a Happy Birthday to my sister, today’s Baby Name […]

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Baby Name of the Day: Aveline

July 13, 2011

Depending on your perspective, she’s either a nouveau spin on current favorites, or a medieval rarity prime for a comeback. Thanks to Kayleigh for suggesting Aveline as our Baby Name of the Day.

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Sunday Summary: 4/24/11

April 24, 2011
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Sunday Summary: 4/3/11

April 3, 2011

First, a long overdue congratulations to Carolyn on the birth of

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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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A to Z: Single Syllable Names for Girls

August 14, 2010

Confession: I play name games. When stuck cooling my heels waiting for something, or in a meeting so deadly dull I think my soul might leave my body, I find my pen scrawling names. Here’s a recent one – an A-to-Z list of Single Syllable Names for Girls. I stalled out on a few letters. […]

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Starbaby News: Welcome Harper Renn

June 15, 2010

Tiffani Thiessen is a new mom, to new daughter Harper Renn. I don’t comment on every starbaby birth, but this one intrigues me – especially the middle name.

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In Reserve: Possible Names for a Second Son

April 24, 2010

Even before the pregnancy test came back positive, I had a strong sense that our second child was a girl. Intuition didn’t stop me from discussing boys’ names with Arthur. So much that he finally insisted that we wait until the ultrasound, at which point it was moot. Claire Caroline Wren – Clio – was […]

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