Behind The Name - The etymology and history of first names. Search by name, ethnic background, and meaning. Includes popularity statistics, random name generator, fun anagram names, and a sister site for surnames. Terrific writer's resource.

Ok, so it's not a "book", but I TOTALLY prefer this site to the Baby Names books that you actually DO find on the market. I love the HISTORY it provides for the name, more than just Elizabeth - Hebrew - "My God is my vow.

Behind the Name -- Names & Meanings (I use this site ALL the time! Great for research when you are struggling to find the right name for a character)

With this website, students can research their names and their originally meanings are. Some names will even show their frequency of use throughout the years, and foreign/gender variations.

See what your b-day says about you. I thought mine and others' I checked were pretty right-on!! Just for fun skeptics!!

Kabalarian Philosophy: Type in your babies name - and it will give you a few paragraphs about your child's personality. Did this for my daughter and it is totally CORRECT :)

Girl   Tempest  Bronte (thunder)  Thora (godess of thunder)  Taima (peal of thunder)  Ara (brings rain)  Jorah (first rain)    Rain Tulia ... which refers to a heavy rain or downpour  Taima ... "Peal of thunder."  Jorah ... "First rain or autumn rain."   Chac - boy - Mayan - got of rain and thunder Daveren - boy - dutch - success, thunder

African and Middle Eastern Names that start with "m", African and Middle Eastern Name Meanings, Meaning of African and Middle Eastern Names

Names of the Moon .. Tonight is the First Strawberry Full Moon , Since 1919

Every full moon has its own unique name depending on where it lands in the year. Full moon names were initiated by Native Americans who kept track of the seasons by offering distinctive names to each recurring full moon. Which moon month do you love most?

17 Strikingly Beautiful Irish Baby Names That Are About To Take Over Means "little seal"! Might be too close to my sister, Rosalie's, name.

17 Strikingly Beautiful Irish Baby Names That Are About To Take Over

For all you fans of the movie #Avatar - James Cameron is making three sequels! "2016, 2017 and 2018?!?! Sheesh! At least they'll be released in quick succession once they are FINALLY released". - "IMDB, as of May 2016 - The release dates have been pushed back again...sigh. 2018, 2020, 2022..."

For all you fans of the movie Avatar - James Cameron is making three sequels! 2017 and Sheesh! At least they'll be released in quick succession once they are FINALLY released".

There have been 8 King Henrys (though the name is be tarnished by all the wives), 8 Edwards (the last one abdicated),6 Georges, 4 Williams (assuming Prince William rules as King William), 3 Richards (though Blackadder invented a 4th) 2 Jameses, 2 Charleses (before Prince Charles) and a Philip.  With sons taking precedence over daughters in previous times there are fewer queens to copy,  2 Elizabeths and Victoria. There has also been 1Anne, 2 Marys, and disputed claims from a Jane and a…

Royal baby name poll: Vote for what YOU think William and Kate should call the Prince of Cambridge

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