Category Archives: Nursery Rhyme Names

Sep
13

Baby Names after your favorite Nursery Rhyme

Nursery rhymes have been around for centuries. They have had the power to lull babies to sleep and spark children’s imaginations. These rhymes were passed from generation to generation, making them a part of history. From Humpty Dumpty to Ring around the Rosy, children have a glorified image of what they believe the rhymes should look like. If you are expecting a child and wish to pass the nursery rhymes you learned as a child to your soon-to-be, here are a few names that might interest you. These names will denote a sense of youth throughout the years.


Boys:
George (Greek): One who works the earth; a farmer- Georgie Porgie
Jack (English): Form of John, meaning “God is gracious”- Jack Sprat; Jack be Nimble; Jack and Jill went up the Hill
John (Hebrew): God is gracious; in the Bible, one of the Apostles- John Jacob Jingleheimer Schmidt
Tommy (Aramaic): One of twins- Little Tommy Tucker
Girls:
Jill (English): Form of Jillian, meaning “one who is youthful” -Jack and Jill went up the Hill
Lucy (Latin): Feminine form of Lucius, one who is illuminated- Lucy Lockett
Mary (Latin/Hebrew): Star of the sea/from the sea of bitterness- Mary Mary Quite Contrary
Robin (English): Form of Roberta, meaning “one who is bright with fame”; resembling the red-breasted songbird- Little Robin Red Breast

 

 

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