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Baby Name of the Day: Leofric

Leo is a lion of a name, a stylish nineteenth century favorite parents are rediscovering today.

This medieval rarity shares some of his sounds.  Thanks to Katherine for suggesting… 430 more words

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Baby Name of the Day: Elfrida

She’s a moldy oldy, a name headed for extinction.  Or is she?

Thanks to Ali for suggesting Elfrida as our Baby Name of the Day. 510 more words

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Baby Name of the Day: Joanna

If you want to use a feminine form of John, there are options aplenty, but this is a particularly light and romantic option.

Thanks to Virginia for suggesting another one from her family.  514 more words

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Fetching Names: The Grimaldis

Don’t you just love a royal family, especially one with elaborate, language-spanning names?

Few family trees are as satisfying than as Grimaldis, originally from Genoa, but most closely associated with the tiny, unbelievably prosperous principality of Monaco. 823 more words

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Baby Name of the Day: Aidric

He’s a cousin to white-hot Aidan and the enduring Adrian, and owes something to Eric and Frederick, too.

Thanks to Matilda for suggesting… 448 more words

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Baby Name of the Day: Casimir

He’s a Slavic import with a certain dashing style.

Thanks to Larkin for suggesting Casimir as our Baby Name of the Day. 488 more words

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Fetching Names: Into the Wayback Machine with the Girls' Top 25

I’m fascinated by names from the Middle Ages. They’re often quite similar to those parents love today, but tend to be almost entirely overlooked.

Nameberry has the… 694 more words

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