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On My Mind: 2-14-2018

Aud - I stumbled upon some photos of Audrey Hepburn during her days as a chorus girl - she was posing on top of a building with some other chorus girls and some ice in a bid to stay cool during a summer day. The other girls were Enid Smeedon and Aud Johansen. I thought Aud's name was especially interesting. Aud is the modern form of Auðr, an old Norse name meaning "wealth, prosperity".

Dulcinea - A gorgeous name, especially for those who like longer, more dramatic options. Dulcinea would be a lovely name for a Valentine's baby - it comes from the Spanish dulce, meaning "sweet", and was invented by Miguel de Cervantes for the love interest of Don Quixote.

Pollux - I was surprised by this name's meaning - "very sweet" - because I don't think I've ever seen a boy's name with a meaning like it. In Greek mythology, Pollux is the twin of Castor, sons of Zeus, and the constellation Gemini is meant to represent them.

July

On My Mind: 7-18-16

Alanis Morrisette Has a Baby Girl

Royal Nicknames: From Frittie to Mapperl

Emily Blunt and John Krasinski Reveal Baby Name

On My Mind: 7/4/16

June

Hello, Summer!

Eddie Redmayne and Wife Welcome First Baby

The Children of Princess Alix

Names for Wild Boys

The Gabors

May

Model Names: Girls, no.1

Famous Name: Idina

Free to a Good Home: Girls, pt. 1

Thadéline

Praxis and Her Sisters

April

Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia Welcome a Baby Boy

The Graces: From Thalia to Hegemone

Bond Girls Pt. 2

Anne Hathaway Has a Baby Boy

Agnes Bruckner Welcomes Baby Boy

Bond Girls Pt. 1

Q: 3-30-16

On My Mind: 3-12-16

March

Names for Daring Girls

The Children of Princess Ayşe Gülnev Osmanoğlu

Lucia

Victoria, Crown Princess of Sweden, Welcomes Baby Boy

On My Mind: 2-29-16

Apartment Therapy (11)

The Children of William III of the Netherlands

Tomboy: Boys' Nicknames for Girls