Monday, November 02, 2009

Famous Baby Names 1970-1984 by Tom Tessin

The girl's name of Jennifer is pronounced Jen-ee-fer is of Welsh origin and it means "fair one." The name is a variant of Guinevere in Mythology known as Arthur's Queen. The name is famous today because of some of the popular people who brought it to the public eye. Such famous celebrities as Jennifer Jones, Jennifer Gray, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Jennifer O'Neil, Jennifer Connelly, Jennifer Garner and Jennifer Lopez made the name popular. The name has about 21 variant forms such as Genna, Genni, Gennie, Gennifer, Gennivre, Genny, Jen and Jenny to name just a few.

The popular boys name James is used as a girl's name in certain parts of the world. James pronounced Jayms and it is of English origin. One of the popular variants of the name James is Jacob. The name means "he who supplants". James was one of the 12 apostles of Jesus and possibly a cousin of Jesus. The Bible was named The King James is in reference to James I of England during the 16th and 17th century. The Spanish version of the name James is pronounced HYE-may, while the Scottish version is pronounced JAY-mee. There are many famous people who have the name James such as writer James Joyce, actors James Mason, James Caviezel, James Gandolfini, Jimmy Stewart and entertainer Jimmy Durante. We have had famous Presidents with the name of James such as James Buchanan, James Garfield, James Madison, James Polk and Jimmy Carter. James was very popular during 1940-1952 for baby boys still holds popularity today being in the top five choices for baby names.

When you're ready to name your child, there are some things that you should keep in mind in order to come up with the best name that is possible for your new baby. Since there are literally thousands of names out there, it's going to be very tough to find the name that you're looking for, but with these tips, you'll be able to find a name that suits your needs.

Explore websites - When you explore websites, you're going to want to check out a ton of names. You're going to want to make sure that you either register on these websites, or you have a pad of paper nearby. This is going to help you remember what names that you like, and which ones that you don't like. If you have a list of the great names that you like, it's going to make it a lot easier down the road.

Analyze the name - When you finally get that list, you'll want to get together and explore what you like, and don't like about each and every name. By doing this, you're going to find which one you truly desire. Since you'll probably have a lot of names, you want to explore the downsides, and upsides. By doing so, I can almost guarantee you that you're going to pick out the best baby name that suits your baby for the near future. Try these tips and more, and you should get a great name!

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