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

Name Ideas

Names Inspired by Beverly Cleary (in honor of her 100th birthday!)

Happy 100th birthday, Beverly Cleary! I have such wonderful memories of reading your books growing up. I remember reading Dear Mr. Henshaw aloud to my mom one summer when I was learning to read. I remember a teacher reading Ralph S. Mouse to the class. But mostly I remember Beezus and Ramona… My favorite! In… Continue reading Names Inspired by Beverly Cleary (in honor of her 100th birthday!)

Name Ideas

Poet-Inspired Names in Honor of National Poetry Month

How do I love names? Let me count the ways… Ok, that’s not *exactly* what Elizabeth Barrett Browning wrote, but I think I’m allowed some poetic license since this is National Poetry Month. In honor of this  celebration, I put together a list of poet-inspired names: AUDEN – W. H. Auden BARRETT – Elizabeth Barrett… Continue reading Poet-Inspired Names in Honor of National Poetry Month

LetterLuxe Printables · Name Ideas

Name of the Week: Levi

The Name of the Week is Levi. What do you think? Yay or nay? Here’s what makes it a great name: Levi has a great meaning – “together” – this has a very positive vibe to it If you want to avoid nicknames, Levi is a great choice – you might get a few Lees… Continue reading Name of the Week: Levi

LetterLuxe Printables · Name Ideas

Name of the Week: Adeline

The Name of the Week is Adeline. What do you think? I love it. Let me count the reasons: It has an awesome meaning – “noble” It has cute nickname potential with Addie, Ada, or Lina It has a nice vintage feel without feeling out-of-date It’s not too popular yet – it’s only ranked #214… Continue reading Name of the Week: Adeline

Name Ideas

Easter Baby Name Ideas

If you’re having an Easter baby, consider these options: GIRLS Anastasia (Greek = resurrection) Aviva (Hebrew = renewal) Bird/Birdie Lily Mary Magdalena Renata (Italian = reborn) BOYS Francis Joseph Luke Pasquale (Italian = Easter) Peter Renee / Rene (French = reborn)   If you have an Easter baby, let me know! Happy naming ♥ Amanda