Bring Back Beatrice: 1,108 Baby Names with Meaning, Character, and a Little Bit of Attitude Paperback – 4 May 2011
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However, I thought the introduction was useful.
The other names featured that did not fall under these two categories were the standard issue names everyone considers, like Jack, Luke, etc.
All in all, other than giving my husband and I a good giggle, this was a pointless purchase.
A funny trend is happening now, that as well as funky made-up names and original creations, we are turning back to classical names from the Victorian era, which is what 70% of this book is about. Griffin has even safety-pinned little icons next to the names that should have a come back - and some already are! Lily is such a popular name now, as are many flower names...Read more ›
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If you want a book for traditional names, this is it! No vast lists of names you haven't heard of and would never consider, just enough of the good ones along with their origins,... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Ms. Nikki Summers
A good, informative book. The introduction section is worth a read. Although it does not contain a massive amount of names, I like the way it gives possible nicknames and... Read morePublished 8 months ago by rebekka gregory
Quite a nice book but my daughters name isn't in it and its not a crazy celebrity baby name. Expected more traditional/old fashioned names in here to be honest. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Spicercarrier
Mum recommended this and pleased got it some nice unusual names.Published 13 months ago by Sophie Kersey
Gave it to my auntie and uncle as a gift when they told us they were expecting a baby. Good book but a lot of American names.Published 14 months ago by Eve Byrne
American book, which I hadn't realised. Lots of names that I wouldn't consider names, and I'm fairly open-minded! Good info on name meanings and origins though.Published 15 months ago by Snorkmaiden
It is definitely one if the better books for traditional names but is very American, some of the choices you definitely wouldn't consider in the UK!Published 17 months ago by Samantha W.