Names

Well, “comrade,” I bet you always thought that word comes from Russian. Not so. Although the term was often associated with communism in Western culture during the last century, Communists of the...
For a dead language, Latin still has plenty of life in it. A dead language is one that’s no longer used as a native tongue. Though there are many more examples around the world, the most famous...
Choosing the right name for a baby can be a difficult experience for parents. They want a moniker that sets their child apart, but that isn’t too unusual. Inspiration can come from many sources....
Americans love playing video games. According to the “2022 Essential Facts about the Video Gaming Industry” published by the Entertainment Software Association, 66% of Americans – more than...
Parents tend to want their child to have a unique, memorable, or meaningful name. Whether it’s an old family name, a beautiful one borrowed from nature, or a rare name with a distinctive...
What do expectant moms and dads fight about most? According to Babycenter, a parental information site, baby-naming is a major sore point, with 50% of parents disagreeing about their future child’s...
“What’s in a name?” asked Juliet rhetorically in Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet. “That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet.” She had a point – though...
Choosing the perfect baby name can be fun, but it can also be stressful. Parents may draw on many influences, from pop culture to family history. In some cases, they choose to name their child after...
“What’s in a name?” asked Juliet rhetorically in Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet. “That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet.” She had a point – though...
Gender-neutral names have become increasingly popular. Some parents don’t want to pigeonhole their children and some just like particular names – and America has always been creative when it...
Many new parents love nature and name their babies accordingly. Wildlife-inspired baby names are in style and an enchanted way to celebrate the beautiful outdoors. 24/7 Tempo reviewed the newborn...
Have you ever wondered why your parents picked your name and why you are not, say, Lucifer? Deciding on a child’s name is usually a negotiation process, often ending in a compromise. Cultural...
Many parents aim to give their child a name that will set them apart from the thousands of Johns and Jennifers in their classrooms and on their playgrounds. But they also don’t want a name so...
Naming a baby is one of the most fraught decisions a couple makes. Should they go with a traditional moniker or a distinct one to separate their child from everyone else? In the past, parents tended...
“Nomen est omen” is a Latin expression that means your name is a sign…or even your destiny. If that is so, then 24/7 Tempo’s list of the most popular boy names unique to every state will...