Thursday, October 31, 2013

Halloween Candy Names

Having a Halloween baby? Why not name them after your favorite candy? Here are some useable options.

Expected:
Henry
Jane
Joy
Kat
Mary
Mike
Reese
Ruth 

Unique:
Heath
Ike
Kit
York
 
Unheard of:
Charleston
Honey
Pixie
Tootsie

Friday, October 25, 2013

Catalog Names: Mini Boden, Winter 2013

When your my age, you aren't looking at the Mini Boden catalog for the clothes (though those are super cute, and I do enjoy looking at them). You look at the Mini Boden catalog for the names. Hands down the best catalog for name perusal is Mini Boden, and you can see why.

Girls:
Amaury
Amelie
Cai
Daisy
Eleanor
Emily
Felicity
Hattie
Ivy
Jessika
Julia
London
Lotte
Martha
Olivia
Sophie
Tiana
Willow
Yasmin
Ynez

Boys:
Alexander
Arthur
Caleb
Cameron
Charlie
Cody
Laik
Oliver
Rafferty
Sol
Tye

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Nicknames for Tallulah

Tallulah is a gorgeous name, gaining some recent interest due to celebrities. At first glance, her nickname options seem kind of grim, but Tallulah actually has many choices for you.

Expected:
Lou
Lula
Lulu

Unique:
Tally
Tilly

Unheard of:
Lally
Lilou

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Full Names for Kate

Kate is a sweet, evergreen name. Her full forms come and go as far as style, but Kate always will sound fresh. If you are looking for a longer version, here are some options.

Expected:
Kaitlyn (Caitlin, Caitlyn, Katelyn, Kaitlin)
Katie (Katy)
Katherine (Catherine, Katharine, Kathryn)
Kathleen

Unique:
Catalina
Catarina
Kathlyn (Kathlin)
Katia (Katya)
Katrina

Unheard of:
Cataline
Ekaterina
Katana
Katerinka

Monday, October 21, 2013

Full Names for Gus

Is Gus the new Max? It sure is looking like it. He's a short nickname that has many options to come from. I predict that Gus, and all of his full forms are going to rise in popularity. If you want a Gus, but aren't keen on Augustus, here are some lovely choices for you.

Expected:
August
Augustus

Unique:
Augie
Augustine
Augusto

Unheard of:
Gustav (German)
Gustave (French)
Gustavo (Italian)

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Names that end in -anna

Like Name that end in -ana, there are a lot of common names that end in -anna sound. However, these ones are a little less trendy, with the exception of Savannah.

Expected:
Anna
Brianna
Joanna
Hannah
Savannah
Susanna(h)
Julianna

Unique:
Danna
Deanna
Johanna
Leanna

Unheard of:
Indiana
Louisiana
Vanna
Zanna

Monday, October 7, 2013

Full Names for Tess

Tess is a lovely name. It happens to be the name of my sister, and to be honest I've always been a little bit jealous. I adore Tess on her own (and would use it if it weren't my sister's name), but many people would like to use it as a nickname. If you fall into that category, here are some options.

Expected:
Tessa
Theresa

Unique:
Tesla
Teslin
Therese

Unheard of:
Altessa
Contessa 
Pertessa
Prophetess
Quintessa 
Tessalin
Tristessa

Friday, October 4, 2013

Names ending in -ana

The -ana sound is popular. It seems like everywhere I go I meet a Aliana, Giovanna, or Liliana. If you love the sound but need some more ideas, here is a great long list of names ending in -ana.

Expected:
Adriana
Alana
Ana
Briana
Eliana
Gianna
Juliana
Lana
Liliana
Luciana
Shana
Tatiana

Unique:
Audriana
Aviana
Christiana
Emiliana
Georgiana
Giovanna
Jordana
Juana
Liviana
Svetlana
Shoshana
Tiana

Unheard of:
Bibiana
Katiana
Liana
Oceana
Oriana
Sylvana

Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Nicknames for Beatrice

Beatrice is a super cool name for a little girl. She has many different nickname options, one for each personality. Here is a list if you are looking for the perfect nickname.

Expected:
Bea
Bee

Unique:
Bebe
Trixie

Unheard of:
Beah (Rhymes with Leah)
Tris