Style: Ladies and Gentlemen, Last Names First, Nickname-Proof
Sisters: Florence, Jewel, Avery, Lina, Estella
Brothers: Newton, Freeman, Edison, Porter, Merritt
If you want a creative but serious-sounding name for your child, a strong historical namesake is a perfect solution. Ralph Waldo Emerson exhorted young people to "hitch your wagon to a star" and "always do what you are afraid to do." Those could be inspiring messages to grow up with.