I receive hundreds of emails a month asking for name advice. I do love researching names! However there is a right and a wrong way to ask. So I thought this was worthy of a post:
1. If asking about... More
My husband’s cousin’s name is ‘Chainie’. I have never heard of this name before until I met her. As far as I know this is not a nickname and is her actual first name. I could not find... More
I’ve come up with two new unique girl names. The names are Veina and Nathana. I think I came up with Veina because I was thinking about the name Reigna which is beautiful as well. Nathana is derived... More
I am a 66 year old grandma. I have two grandchildren right now, however, my youngest son just got married. Your website provides not only information and fun facts to the expectant parents, but a wonderful resource for... More
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Fan of the HBO Series Game of Thrones? In honor of Season Four debuting this Sunday, I have done a full analysis of Game of Thrones Names on our sister site, CharacterNames.com!
I wanted to add some input to Jennifer’s request for information on people’s experience with common names that required spelling out.
I am an unfortunate victim of just such a name, KATHRYN. I have never liked my name and never... More
My husband is first generation American and his last name is Guerrero. We are expecting (unsure of the sex) and we simply can’t agree on a name. Every name he suggests is Hispanic and quite frankly, hard for... More
My husband and I have been talking about names ever since we first found out we were expecting our second child. We had decided on Maggie for a girl, and now that we know for certain that we... More
I’ve been reading your BabyNames site for a while and I really enjoy it. I have a question about the name Christian. Can it be just a name, not connected with religious views of a person who bears... More