Thursday, 15 December 2011

Word Names

WORD NAMES, THE NEXT GENERATION ~ Unexpected and striking, common words can make uncommon baby names. Word names are simple and fascinating.

The Puritans revered word names. They were pilgrims whose devotion to godly virtues led them to settle in new homes and embrace names that still resonate today. Names like Grace, Faith, Hope, Patience, Joy and Charity. Modern day examples are Honor, Merit, Bliss and Blessing.

Biblical names have changed from Matthew, Mark and Michael to a more contemporary monikers like Heaven (or Neveah ~ Heaven spelled backwards), Trinity, Angel, Messiah and Zion.

Fortune and spiritual words like Destiny, Chance, Lucky and Karma are surfacing. Parents decide their children's fate with these names.

Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness are trendy name choices. Justice, Freedom, Glory, America and Canada put places, mottoes and declarations on the names map.

Is your baby a Rebel, Rogue, Hero, Maverick, Jet or Pilot? Masculine, rugged and handsome, these names further the trendy River, Cliff, Forest, Colt and Blaze.

Common words like weekdays, months and seasons are also popular with names. Sunday, Tuesday and Wednesday in January, April, May, June and August during Autumn and Winter.

Word names are inspirational and best of yet there is an abundance.
  • Ace ~ Natalie Appleton
  • Angel ~ Melanie "Scary Spice" Brown & Eddie Murphy
  • Apple ~ Gwyneth Paltrow & Chris Martin
  • April
  • August
  • Blade ~ Bret "The Hitman" Hart
  • Cadence/Kadence ~ Tony Hawk
  • Cash ~ Annabeth Gish, Saul "Slash" Hudson, Joshua Morrow, Finola Hughes
  • Chance ~ Sean "Diddy" Combs, Danny Wood, Shawn Southwick
  • Chase 
  • Clay
  • Cruz ~ Victoria & David Beckham
  • Destiny
  • Faith
  • Felicity
  • Gage
  • Grace
  • Harmony
  • Heaven/Naveah ~ Sonny Sandoval
  • Hero
  • Hope
  • Honor ~ Jessica Alba & Cash Warren
  • Humility
  • January
  • Jett ~ Kelly Preston & John Travolta
  • Journey
  • Joy
  • June
  • Justice
  • Liberty
  • Love
  • Lucky
  • Lyric
  • Maverick
  • May
  • Melody
  • Merritt
  • Messiah
  • Miracle
  • Olive
  • Paisley
  • Patience
  • Peanut ~ Ingo Rademacher
  • Peace/Pax ~ Angelina Jolie & Brad Pitt
  • Pen
  • Poet
  • Precious
  • Price
  • Rebel
  • Remember
  • River
  • Rogue
  • Rusty
  • Sage
  • Serene/Serenity
  • Sonnet
  • Stone
  • Story
  • Sunday
  • Sunny
  • Trinity
  • True
  • Tuesday
  • Vida
  • Wednesday
  • Zion
  • Zoe

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