Eshing and I njoyed reading an author s work that cheered on the choosing of the downtrodden givensWhile definitions are occasionally offered the paragraphs that accompany Student Research Projects in Calculus each name tend to focus on characters and famous folk connected toach This I considered a downside for in a serious name search I am much interested in what the name s tymology is than the fact that this actor used it for their childI will however tip my hat to the uniue style the author chose to use What perfect timing at a good mid way point in my pregnancy to receive this book Going in we were all set with a boy s name but after the ultrasound it was a girl s name which we discovered we would need This book is uite humorous and informative It was on a side table and when my parents came to visit my dad spent a few hours and said he ven learned something new After a few months of research here and in my genealogy we found our name Thanks to Workman for providing a copy for review Originally posted. Tions nicknames and specially useful for readers alternatives names that have the same flavor but may sound better with a particular last name or family background There’s a guide to the basic rules of baby naming scansion the sounds syllables and rhythm of a name and how it goes with a last name thnic traditions recent trends ffective use of a middle name plus an invaluable “flaky test” Still considering a uirky name Just imagine yourself buckling in for a flight when a voice comes on saying “I’m your captain insert uirky name here” What do you think now.
No I m not pregnant I just love reading the meaning of names An interesting resurgence of old fashioned names My son looked through it and couldn t believe how yuck the names were but I njoyed reading the oldies and where they are derived from Fun not necessarily serious The best name book I have read so far I loved it and found it very helpful I didn t like how looking at other sources the names were just too bizarre This book has beautiful names and it s meanings I loved reading it I learned so much I didn t know that Cameron means crooked nose so interesting Will definitely purchase a copy of this for my library for my future babies I know that our baby Turtle is now a lil boy Stacy and Lil John are thinking up names right now for this new grandbabe I am hoping for a good strong name My grandson s name is Landon Lyric I love that name The name Landon makes me think of Michael Landon from Bonanza and Little House on the Prairie fame He made us see a strong moral man In a world where too many babies are named Ashley and Jayden and too many baby name books are saccharine pink and blue here comes something singular a book that brings meaning taste character a little bit of attitude and a refreshing lack of trendiness to the art of naming a baby Bring Back Beatrice is a clarion call for parents who know they are naming not just a cuddly newborn but a human being a person who will be proud to carry a name like Iris meaning rainbow after the Greek messenger goddess who connected the heavens to the arth; Bennett the medieval form of the
Ho stood up for his family Lyric denotes music that fills our hearts with joy I see Landon Lyric as his name suggest strong loving and full of joy I hear they are thinking of the name Scott Wayne for our lil turtle to be I love the way that sounds Scott with that thought of hearing a burr in the voice as it rolls off the tongue And Wayne makes me think of that John Wayne swagger I can see a grandbabe that will charm you one minute and make you swoon the next I am going to share my new lil yellow book Bring Back Beatrice with them Here they can read about name origins and see the meaning and character of a name That was where I found the information for the names above A curt collection of seemingly forgotten tread upon and sadly disused names This book contained several of my longtime favorites and tipped me off to some I hadn t previously thought of or consideredI ve been noticing baby name books tend to take an obvious bias of making fun of names less used so it was refr. Ame Benedict meaning “blessing;” Henry good nough for ight English kings after all it means “home ruler;” Diana the Roman goddess of hunting the allegorical antecedent of the virgin ueen Elizabeth and alterego of Wonder Woman; or Beatrice an old fashioned beauty with roots in both Dante and Shakespeare Bring Back Beatrice winnows down the universe of names to 1546 mostly classic xamples and it makes a strong case for ach featuring the name’s definition its use in history its connotations and subtleties its “meaning” in the fuller sense Included are varia.