Monthly Archives: May 2012

Isaac

Meaning: Laughter Origin: Hebrew Reason for Choosing: It was in my queue. Opinion: I like it. It has a nice sound. It’s biblical, which could be either good or bad depending. It has an interesting meaning and it’s not overly … Continue reading

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Advice: popularity

Pay attention to popularity, but don’t choose a name because of it. Do not choose a name because it’s popular. Seriously. That is one of my least favourite things in the world. Because it’s fruit too hard. And trying too … Continue reading

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Claudia

Meaning: Lame Origin: Feminization of Latin Claude Reason for Choosing: It was in my queue. Not sure why… Maybe I should write this stuff down when I write down the names? Opinion: Nope. I ought to like it, because I … Continue reading

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Blanca

Meaning: White Origin: Spanish Reason for Choosing: It’s been floating around in my head for a while now. It’s getting quite annoying. I’m hoping blogging will get rid of it. Opinion: I much prefer Bianca, a name which is also … Continue reading

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Étiennette

Meaning: Crown, garland Origin: French feminization of Étienne Reason for Choosing: I found it on this blog and it interested me. Opinion: I like it. I would never use it, but I think it’s cute. It’s very frilly and feminine, which … Continue reading

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Maina

Meaning: Bitter Origin: Breton diminutive of Mariana (Pronunciation: Mah-EE-nah) Reason for Choosing: I found this blog today, which had posted about the name Maina. Very good blog, I suggest y’all check it out. Opinion: Nice name, nice sound. Very original … Continue reading

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Nevaeh

Meaning: **none** Origin: Modern invented name; Heaven backwards Reason for choosing: It stick out to me in the 2011 USA top 100 names. Opinion: It’s atrocious. It’s sound is ridiculous, it’s near impossible to spell and to say and it … Continue reading

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Mason

Meaning: Stoneworker Origin: English occupational name Reason for Choosing: The SSA released the top ten names of 2011 today, with Jacob being first for boys (continuing its 12 year marathon as number 1), followed by Mason. Sophia is first for … Continue reading

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Nazareth

Meaning: **none** Origin: Hebrew place name Reason for Choosing: I began getting rid of most of my friends on Facebook today, after getting sick and tired of status after pointless status about partying and drinking and drugs and angst. I … Continue reading

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Sophia

Meaning: Wisdom Origin: Greek Reason for Choosing: A little birdie (AKA nameberry) told me that Sophia was the number one name in the USA in 2011. The names get released tomorrow (yay!), so we’ll see if it’s true then. Opinion: … Continue reading

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