Category Archives: names

Daphne

Meaning: laurel tree Origin: Greek Reason for Choosing: no reason Opinion: I really like it. Well, I respect it. And I respect anyone who would use it. It has a nice sound, an interesting meaning (which is also related to … Continue reading

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Anastasia

Meaning: Resurrection Origin: feminization of Greek Anastasios Popularity (US – 2011): 371 Reason for Choosing: Don’t have one. Opinion: I like it quite a bit. It’s original, very pretty and has a lot of nickname opportunities (ranging from Ana to … Continue reading

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Amira

Meaning: Treetops Origin: Hebrew, feminization of Arabic Amir Popularity (US, 2011): 503 Reason for Choosing: Discovered via a random baby namer. I considered it for a character before I decided to give up on the story. Opinion: I like it. … Continue reading

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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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