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Artist Names: The ultimate comprehensive list, from Ayala to Zoffany – Baby Name Blog - Nameberry

Artist Names: The ultimate comprehensive list, from Ayala to Zoffany – Baby Name Blog - Nameberry | Baby Name News! | Scoop.it
A few artists' surnames, like Monet, have already been adopted, but here Kay Sheard offers an enormous selection of other arty options. - baby names

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Clare's curator insight, February 7, 2014 1:52 PM

What a miscellany of mellifluous monikers.  I can't stop saying "Merian".


If you like artists' names, see also:

http://www.namecandy.com/celebrity-baby-names/blog/2014/01/26/baby-names-inspired-by-famous-artists

I thought 'The Art of Naming' had a post about artists' names too, but I can't find it, so perhaps I imagined it!

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Saints’ Names: Patrons of the Arts–Cecilia, Clare and Celestine – Baby Name Blog - Nameberry

Saints’ Names: Patrons of the Arts–Cecilia, Clare and Celestine – Baby Name Blog - Nameberry | Baby Name News! | Scoop.it
From the patron saint of musicians -- that's St. Cecilia -- to the patrons of bookbinding, glass blowing, and comedians, these names might give heavenly inspiration to a budding artist. - baby names

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Clare's curator insight, January 2, 2014 10:29 AM

Featuring the patrons of poets, printers, piccolo players, and more.

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Baby Names Inspired by Famous Artists | NameCandy

Baby Names Inspired by Famous Artists | NameCandy | Baby Name News! | Scoop.it

"Artist names include everything from classic to quirky, but they are all a perfect way to express good taste and pass on some culture to the next generation. Here are some significant artists with names that might be perfect for your own little masterpiece."


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Clare's curator insight, January 27, 2014 9:54 AM

From Leonardo to Jackson.  (Probably sensible not to suggest Pollock as a first name.)