The Jacobean Age was the period of visual and literary arts during the reign of James I of England (1603–25). Its names are surprisingly modern but are also very reminiscent of the preceding and following eras (Elizabethan and Caroline Eras).  Baby Girl Names: 1. Susanna Meaning: Lily: Origin: Hebrew 2. Regan Meaning: Little Royal; Origin: Celtic 3. Francis (Frankie!) Meaning: […]

We think these jazzy baby names based on famous jazz singers and players are the berries! What do you think? Baby Girl Names: 1. Etta (from Etta James) 2. Billie (from Billie Holiday) 3. Ella (from Ella Fitzgerald) 4. Bessie (from Bessie Smith) 5. Norah (from Norah Jones) 6. Lena (from Lena Horne) 7. Lindy […]

The Georgian Era of British history is a period which takes its name from, and is normally defined as spanning the reigns of the first four Hanoverian kings of Great Britain who were all named George: George I, George II, George III and George IV.  Georgian society and its preoccupations were well portrayed in the novels of writers such as Henry Fielding, Mary Shelley and Jane Austen, characterized by the architecture of Robert Adam, John Nash and James […]

The Brothers Grimm’s fairy tales are dark and often don’t end very happily—but they’re always interesting and the names inspired by their characters are definitely magical and timeless! Baby Girl Names: 1. Estella  From “Puss in Boots” 2. Ivana From “Puss in Boots” 3. Kai From “The Snow Queen” 4. Cleo From “Pinnochio” 5. Willow From […]