Childcare Baby Names...
How do you decide which name is right for the child you have yet to meet?
How will you and our spouse's ever agree on a single name?
And finally, when you get the name picked out, what happens if it is totally wrong for your baby when he arrives?
The name you choose for your child will live with him forever and depending on the name you choose, he can be teased and picked on by his peers.
Fortunately, there are things for you to consider that will significantly ease the process. Choosing the right name for your baby should be one of the most joyful parts of planning, and these tips will help put you on the right path.
Baby names must sound and mean good from the country of origin, because each country may speak in many dialects and languages. So, the origin of your babys name is worth considering when choosing one.
The gender of the name also plays an important role. Some names have a female version of the male version. For example, Francesco is a male version of Francesca. Francesco and Francesca are an Italian baby names meaning French or free one.
Strongly consider the impression of the name on you and others. Is it hard to pronounce or understand? Does it roll of the tongue naturally or does it sound forced? If you have a long last name, you probably want to avoid a very long first name. Consider the way a first name sounds with your last name. Sometimes baby names are beautiful in theory, but awkward in reality.
Does your selection of a baby name include a friend or family member you are thinking about honouring? Naming your baby after his granddad or a special uncle is extremely special to all parties involved and can help your baby develop closeness with his namesake as he grows. Middle names are used often for the purpose of honouring others.
Often religion plays a role in making the final decision among choosing a name for your baby. Certain religions have specific expectations regarding the birth of children into the faith. If you are active in your faith, it would be wise to investigate what your religious teachings have to say about naming your baby.
In order to produce unique childcare baby names, you may consider mixing and matching baby names. The name may be long, but you will get a unique name. First, you list out your favourite or candidate name. Then, you select a few baby names from the list. Finally, you play around mixing and matching a few baby names from the selected baby names.
A popular baby name is a safe bet. If your child carries the name without any problem, the name will stand the test of time.
Isabella - A Spanish form of Elisabeth, which came from the French Isabeu via Ilsabeth. Originally from the Hebrew Elisheba, meaning "God is my oath".
Millie - A short form of Millicent, from the Norman Melisande, which was derived from the Germanic Amalaswinth, from amal, "labour", and swinth, "strength".
Ella - From French medieval origins. A given name meaning 'all'. Also the short form of Germanic names containing the element 'ali' meaning 'other'.
Charlotte - With French origins meaning 'tiny and feminine'. Also feminine of Charles meaning 'manly'.
Chloe - From the Greek meaning 'green shoot'. This was an epithet of the Greek goddess Demeter.
Lucy - From English origins meaning 'light' or 'illumination'.
Lily - The flower lily is a symbol of innocence; purity and beauty. Ultimately derived from Latin 'lilium'.
Olivia - From the Greek meaning 'olive tree'. Symbol of peace.
Grace - Means 'grace' from the English word, which ultimately derives from Latin 'gratia'. The actress Grace Kelly was a famous bearer of this name.
Jessica - From the Hebrew meaning 'rich'.
Ruby - From the Latin ruber, meaning "red" or "ruddy".
Emily - Meaning 'hardworking' or 'rival'.
Sophie - From the Greek meaning 'wisdom'. This was the name of an early, probably mythical, saint who died of grief after her three daughters were martyred.
Ellie - An abbreviation of 'Eleanor' and 'Ellen' meaning 'shining light' or 'most beautiful woman'.
Katie - From English origins and a variant of Katherine meaning 'pure'.
Mia - Danish and Swedish pet form of 'Maria' the Latinate form of 'Mary'.
Hannah - Meaning 'favour' and 'grace'. Biblical mother of the prophet Samuel.
Amelia - Meaning 'industrious' or 'striving'.
Megan - Anglo-Saxon meaning 'strong and capable'.
Thomas - Comes from the Hebrew meaning 'twin'.
Joshua - Comes from the Hebrew meaning 'God is salvation'.
Oliver - The olive tree. The biblical olive tree symbolizes fruitfulness and beauty and dignity. Extending an olive branch signifies an offer of peace.
Harry - The English meaning is 'army man' or army 'power'. English medieval form of Henry, meaning 'home ruler'.
James - Comes from the Hebrew meaning 'supplanter'.
William - From the English meaning 'resolute protector'; will. For a long time after the Norman conquest in A.D. 1066 many English boys were given some form of William the Conqueror's name. The firstborn son of Prince Charles is named William.
Samuel - Comes from the Hebrew meaning 'asked of God'.
Daniel - From the Hebrew meaning 'God is my judge'. The biblical prophet and writer of the Book of Daniel was a teenager when taken to Babylon after the destruction of Jerusalem in 607 BC. He survived two death sentences: a lion's den and a fiery furnace.
Charlie - Meaning 'a man'. Variant of the Germanic name 'Karl'.
Benjamin - From the Hebrew meaning 'Son of the right hand'. In the Bible Benjamin was the patriarch Jacob's twelfth and most beloved son.
Joseph - From the Arabic meaning 'may he increase or add'. In the Bible Joseph son of Jacob sold by his brothers into slavery and later rose to become a supreme power in Egypt. Also Jesus' legal father; a carpenter.
Callum - Of Scottish origin meaning 'bald dove'.
George - Meaning 'farmer'. In medieval legend St. George (the knight who became Patron Saint of England) battled with a fire-breathing dragon symbolizing the Devil.
Jake - A medieval form of Jack, which was originally a pet form of John, via the nickname Jankin, but now a name in its own right. John is originally from the Hebrew name Yochanan meaning "God is gracious". Also sometimes used as a short form of Jacob.
Alfie - Short form of Alfred, from the Old English Aelfraed which is from the old English aelf, meaning "'elf" and raed, meaning "counsel" and taken to mean wise.
Luke - Meaning 'light' or 'illumination'. Saint Luke, the author of the third Gospel and Acts in the New Testament, was a doctor who travelled in the company of Saint Paul.
Matthew - Comes from the Hebrew meaning 'gift of Jehovah'. In the bible Mathew was one of the 12 apostles. He wrote the first gospel account of the life of Jesus.
Ethan - From the Hebrew meaning 'strong'.
Lewis - Meaning 'renowned fighter'. A form of 'Louis'.
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