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Name Your Baby

3.47  ·  Rating Details  ·  34 Ratings  ·  5 Reviews
From Abigail to Zachary, the most complete book of its kind, with more than 10,000 names! Inside this book:

- Accurate meanings for each name

- Its country of origin

- The historical and literary figures who make it famous

- The root word for each name

- Nicknames and variations

plus

The Special Astrology section that reveals your baby's character, personality, birthstone, flowe
...more
Mass Market Paperback, 248 pages
Published April 1st 1986 by Bantam (first published June 1963)
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Emily
Jan 03, 2015 Emily rated it really liked it
Shelves: novel-research
in retrospect, this was probably my most important research document as a young writer.
Mel
May 03, 2011 Mel rated it really liked it
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This is what having extra hormones racing around your body does to you. You go to the library and select a book containing 10,000 baby names (as well as their meanings) and – this is the worst part – you actually read it from cover to cover. 10,000 names!!!!

I love my daughters more than I can put into words, and I will bore people half to death bragging about what wonderful young women they are, but seriously – reading a baby name book? What was I thinking?
Anne Hamilton
Jan 18, 2013 Anne Hamilton rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: names
Four and a half stars.

This is a surprisingly useful book and is a very satisfying when ferreting for names. It was in this book I found the name I adapted for the character of Giyelmaere in Many-Coloured Realm.

Some really obscure names hidden like jewels in this book.
Amanda
Aug 28, 2008 Amanda rated it liked it
This is the best name your baby book I've ever had. It includes origins of names and everything. I have a copy and I look at it alot.
Aimee
Jun 18, 2008 Aimee added it
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I use this for writing, NOT for picking out names for a baby.
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