Celebrity Baby Names · Name Ideas

A Rainbow of Baby Names: Names with Colorful Meanings

What’s your favorite color? Do you love it enough to consider using it as inspiration for your baby’s name? There’s always been a special place in my heart for names with color meanings. When I was researching Baby Names Made Easy, I always did a little happy dance when I found a new name for… Continue reading A Rainbow of Baby Names: Names with Colorful Meanings

Holidays

Happy Mother’s Day

Happy Mother’s Day to the moms, grandmothers, aunts, soon-to-be moms, hope-to-be moms, sisters, stepmoms, and anyone else out there deserving of the name “mom” on this day. Tell all the “moms” in your life that you love them. As always, a very special “Happy Mother’s Day” to my lovely mom – the best mom in… Continue reading Happy Mother’s Day

Name Ideas

Prayerful Baby Name Ideas

For those of you so-inclined, the first Thursday in May is our National Day of Prayer in the United States. “National Day of Prayer calls on all people of different faiths in the United States to pray for the nation and its leaders.” – via timeanddate.com I thought this would be a nice opportunity to… Continue reading Prayerful Baby Name Ideas

Name Trivia · Pet Names

Horse Naming and the Kentucky Derby

I usually focus on names for humans, but I’m an animal lover, so I’m also interested in names for animals (it took me WEEKS to name my cat, Trixie). With the Kentucky Derby this week, I couldn’t resist looking into thoroughbred horse naming. It’s a complicated world, I discovered. Here are some of the basic… Continue reading Horse Naming and the Kentucky Derby

LetterLuxe Printables · Name Ideas · Name Trivia

Name of the Week: Isaac

The Name of the Week is Isaac. What do you think? This name’s meaning has always made me love it. Here’s what’s great about Isaac: Isaac: (Welsh) “to laugh” – I love names with happy meanings and laughter is about as happy as it gets. Isaac is one of those names that has always been… Continue reading Name of the Week: Isaac

Name Ideas

‘Game of Thrones’ Inspired Baby Names

Not too long ago, I got a LetterLuxe order for the name Daenerys, so I know that some parents-to-be are inspired by the names from the hugely popular Game of Thrones. Lots of popular TV shows, movies, books, and celebrities work their way into our naming culture, so this isn’t a surprise. With the sixth… Continue reading ‘Game of Thrones’ Inspired Baby Names

LetterLuxe Printables · Name Ideas

Name of the Week: Nora

The Name of the Week is Nora. I have always loved the name Nora. What about you? Here’s what’s great about it: It has a truly lovely definition – “honor” It feels old-fashioned and I mean that in the best way possible It doesn’t have any built-in nicknames, so if you want people to use… Continue reading Name of the Week: Nora

Name Ideas · Names in the News

Names in the News: Harriet, Lucretia, Sojourner, Susan, Elizabeth, & Alice

This has been a big week for some notable women… for the first time, women will be honored on U.S. currency. Here’s how it’s going to break down: Abolitionist Harriet Tubman will be the new face of the $20 bill Suffragists Lucretia Mott, Sojourner Truth, Susan B. Anthony, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, and Alice Paul will… Continue reading Names in the News: Harriet, Lucretia, Sojourner, Susan, Elizabeth, & Alice

LetterLuxe · Name Ideas

Nautical Baby Names

Nautical nurseries have been popular for awhile – it’s actually one of the most requested LetterLuxe themes and there’s no sign of it slowing down any time soon. It started off being mostly popular for boys, but now it’s popular for girl nurseries, too. This post is for all the nautical-minded parents-to-be out there. If… Continue reading Nautical Baby Names

LetterLuxe Printables · Name Ideas

Name of the Week: Dylan

The Name of the Week is Dylan. What do you think? I’ve always been a fan. Here’s what’s great about Dylan: It has a lovely meaning – “sea” Despite being an old name, it still feels very contemporary It’s fairly popular without having been in the Top 10 – Dylan peaked at #19 for boys… Continue reading Name of the Week: Dylan