Name News
161.3K views | +22 today
Follow
Name News
News about baby names, adult names, fictional names, and more. To search: click on the filter-shaped icon on the grey bar at the top of the page.
Curated by Clare
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by Clare
Scoop.it!

Name of the Week

Name of the Week | Name News | Scoop.it
Origin: Samantha is a given name with obscure origins. The common meaning often given is that it is a feminine form of the Hebrew name Samuel. This doesn't however seem very likely, given that Samuelina or Samuela have often been preferred as feminisations. Some suggest that it is a blending...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Clare
Scoop.it!

My immigrant father shortened our family name in the 1970s to help us fit in

Priya Elan: My newborn son has a different surname because I've lengthened it again. Good luck, son
No comment yet.