Finding the perfect name is no easy task. Remember that the child will have the name for their whole life. Write it down with the surname, does it look and sound good? If your daughter ever got married, would it sound good with many different surnames?... Trying to find the perfect baby name? Look no further, these books can help!
Baby Names: Most popular books
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Puffy, Xena, Quentin, Uma
by Joal Ryan
Joal Ryan wrote this hip baby name book. Are you looking for something flashy and fun? This baby name book has names from stars (both celestial and Hollywood) and tips on giving your baby a less than usual name, including dealing with the birth certificate registrar who stares at you like you're mad for choosing that name.
Bible Names for Your Baby
by Joy Gardner, Paul Gardner
Joy and Paul Gardner give you a biblical tour of names from both the old and new testaments. The history and the backgrounds and common usages of the names. A definite must for the person who is leaning towards a biblical name. It includes names that you won't find in other books.
Baby Names Now
by Pamela Redmond Satran, Linda Rosenkrantz
Pamela Redmond Satran and Linda Rosenkrantz also wrote this book on names. While it is very different from their first book of names, it is still a fun read. Again, the humor and sarcasm are so wonderfully refreshing. There are fewer names in this book, but more running, hilarious, commentaries. Perhaps it's supposed to be serious, but it really does make you look at names you choose.
Baby Names & Star Signs: Choose a Name for Your Baby According to the Star Signs
by Robert Parry
Robert Parry is a member of the Astrological Association of Great Britain and a practitioner of oriental medicine, specializing in acupuncture and shiatsu. His books and articles cover many topics, from environmental issues to astrology. He lives in the famous English cathedral town on Canterbury.
O'Baby: The Irish Baby Names Book
by Geoffrey Johnson
Looking for a book of Irish baby names? Look no further than Geoffrey Johnson's complete guide to naming your baby with lots of great Irish names. The book is divided up into sections so that you can find a name based on Irish animals, myths, saints, legends, etc and dark, light or red hair. Then there is a complete name listing from A to Z, a list that translates Irish names to English and another that does English to Irish.
Baby Name Survey Book
by Bruce Lansky
Bruce Lansky and Barry Sinrod have compiled a fabulous book of baby names. Not only does it share what the names mean, but what, according to opinion polls, do people think of the names. The original book was one of my first baby name books. It was handy to know who had the name I was thinking about using and what first grade teachers would think.
Complete Dictionary of English and Hebrew First Names
by Alfred J. Kolatch
This dictionary contains Hebrew and English names together with an analysis of their meanings and origins. Included among the more than 11,000 entries are a large number of biblical names suitable for use today, plus practically every Hebrew first name currently in use in Israel. Popular talmudic names and Yiddish names are also included. The correct spelling of Hebrew and Yiddish names is indicated in Hebrew script immediately following each main entry.
Como Te Llamas, Baby? / the Hispanic Baby Name Book
by Jamie Martinez Wood, Catherine Martinez, Jaime Martinez Wood
THE FIRST BILINGUAL A-TO-Z BOOK of Hispanic baby names. Traditional or contemporary, religious, family or famous, this one-of-a-kind baby name book offers hundreds of choices for parents-to-be. The explanations of the names listed are in English and in Spanish, but both texts offer a cultural context particularly appropriate to Hispanic parents.
Pick a Pretty Indian Name for Your Baby
by Alison Inches, Lauren Attinello, Rollie Krewson
Looking for an Indian name? This book offers many names not found in your average baby name book. Including pronunciation guides and options.