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On My Mind: 4-20-18

Guinevere - At work I overheard a girl - she was probably around four years old - being called Guinevere. I was so pleasantly surprised and it's probably one of the most unusual names I've heard being used in real life. I've always loved the name Guinevere, it's mystical and beautifully feminine without being too saccharine, and lends itself to the very usable Gwen.

Millicent - I recently saw "A Quiet Place" with a group of friends and loved it! The eldest child in the film is played by actress Millicent "Milly" Simmonds, who was excellent in the role. It was refreshing to see Millicent being used, and I think it could really make a comeback.

Family Names - I've written a few times about names of my ancestors here and here, but I've found a few more I find interesting.

First is my great-grandfather and his siblings - they were children of German immigrants:

Serna
Adeline/Adelina
Gracelea/Graciela
William Charles
Marvin

And then some random fin…

Apartment Therapy (3)

Ella's Room

Girls:

Olive Jane
Aurora “Rory”
Juniper
Maelle
Lisa
Rose “Rosey Posey”
Agathe (Mom is Annick)
Elliot Isobel
Livvy Lara
Sienna
Gigi
Emerson Kate
Aylin
Beatrix
Alice Mae
Matilda
Emmeth
Jane
Basil Louise
Alainn
Sophie
Olivia Ellen
Lyra
Aashi Bea
Eloise (2)
Coralie June
Tessa Jean
Elsa
Harriet
Nola Rowan
Hannah
Althea
Evie
Piper
Magnolia
Beatrix “Bea”
Evangeline Joy
Noelle

Boys:

Stefan
Jeremiah
Emiliano
Whitman Graham
Bowie
Henry
Felix
Rigoberto
Emerson
Tom
Pryor
Ezra
Romeo
Clark
Phillip
Alexander
Davis
Neil
Copeland
Holden
Fox and Dakota
Graham Lewis
Wesley
Fletcher
Sheldon Gray
Caleb
Eli
Bo
Tommaso (Mom is Rosandra)
Laef Owen
Casimir
Dexter
Xavier Dean
Sky
Arlo Beckett
Ike


Joaquin's Nursery

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