Category Archives: Girly Girl


Women’s History Month

Move over men, let the ladies take charge. It’s Women’s History Month and wants to honor the grandmothers, great grandmothers, mothers, step-mothers, nieces, aunts, cousins, and any other woman in your life who has made a difference. In honor of Women’s History, here are a few select names derived from those who have made a difference in the lives of women around the world; perfect for a baby girl born during the month of March.


Amelia (German): One who is industrious and hardworking -Amelia Earhart
Eleanor (Greek): Form of Helen, meaning “the shinning light” -Eleanor Roosevelt
Elizabeth (Hebrew): My God is bountiful -Elizabeth Cady Stanton
Lucretia (Latin): A bringer of light; a successful woman -Lucretia Mott
Lucy (Latin): One who is illuminated -Lucy Stone
Mae (Latin): Born during the month of May -Mae Jemison
Melba (Australian): From the city of Melbourne -Melba Pattillo
Rosa (Greek): Resembling the beautiful and meaningful flower -Rosa Parks
Sally (English): Form of Sarah, meaning “princess lady” -Sally Ride
Susan (Hebrew): Resembling a graceful white lily -Susan B. Anthony


1/20/12: Baby Names with Repeating Letters

Today is January 20th, 2012. What makes this day unique is the use of the numbers zero, one, and two. Baby names with the same letters repeated tend to have a spunky and trendy feel. For short, cute, and simple names that will not only be easy to pronounce but easy to spell when your child begins to read and write, check out this list of names re-using the same letters.


Bob (German): Form of Robert, meaning “one who is bright with fame”
Jarrell (English): One who rules with a spear
Keenan (Gaelic): Of the ancient family
Reece (Welsh): Having great enthusiasm for life


Anna (Latin): A woman graced with God’s favor
Ava (German): A birdlike woman/from the water
Cailin (Gaelic): A young woman; a lass
Lulu (Hawaiian/African): A calm, peaceful woman/as precious as a pearl


January Famous Birthdays

These young celebrity children will only be a year or two older than your soon-to-be! If they take after mom and dad, they might be the next big name in Hollywood. If you are stumped and have yet to settle on a name, consider the names of your favorite celebrity couples children.


Flynn (Irish): One who has a ruddy complexion -Son of Orlando Bloom and Miranda Kerr
Leo (Latin): Resembling a lion -Son of Penelope Cruz and Javier Bardem
Phyllon (Greek): Leaf -Son of Doutzen Kroes and Sunnery James
Shane (English): Form of John, meaning “God is gracious” -Son of Shane Filan and Gilliam Welsh


Coco (Spanish): Form of Socorro, meaning “one who offers help and relief” -Daughter of Tony Kanal and Erin Lokitz
Grace (Latin): Having God’s favor -Daughter of Mark Wahlberg and Rhea Durham
Hillary (Greek): A cheerful woman; bringer of joy -Daughter of Samantha and Michael Hess
Vida (Latin/Hebrew) Life/one who is dearly loved: -Daughter of Matthew McConaughey and Camila Alves


2012 Trends: Perfectly Girly and Masculine Names

What do you get when you add an extra dose of femininity to the perfect sweetheart names? The top trendy baby girl names of 2012, of course! In addition to the baby name trends posted yesterday, here are a couple more foreseen trends that are sure to kick off the start of the New Year. From extremely girly to the new boys on the block, this list of names is sure to be anything but boring:

Feminine Names: 2012 Trend

Amelia (German): One who is industrious and hardworking
Charlotte (French): Little woman
Emma (German): One who is complete; a universal woman
Grace (Latin): Having God’s favor; in mythology, the Graces were the personification of beauty, charm, and grace
Olivia (Latin): Feminine form of Oliver; of the olive tree; one who is peaceful

New Boys on the Block: 2012 Trend

Aiden (Irish): A fiery young man
Alexander (Greek): Helper and defender of mankind
Benjamin (Hebrew): Son of the south; son of the right hand
Connor (Gaelic): A wolf-lover
Gavin (Welsh): A little white falcon
Nicholas (Greek): Of the victorious people
Owen (Welsh/Gaelic): Form of Eugene, meaning “a wellborn man/a youthful man”
Rory (Gaelic): A red-haired man