From Posy to Cleo: Overlooked Baby Names We Love

(14 Photos)

Ronnie Koenig on Aug 20, 2010 at 10:56AM

chime in now
 
Old English Names

Getty Images

a Ronnie Koenig on Aug 20, 2010 at 11:00AM

What it is: The British Invasion is happening yet again, except this time its with baby names, not The Beatles. (Think: Emily and Robert.) All these baby names are spoken for, yes? Not so! Consider giving your child a hip, obscure Old English name. For boys, Laura Wattenberg, author of The Baby Name Wizard (Amazon, $12.99), likes Ramsey, which means “Raven’s island.” For girls, Marigold is a cute option that also comes with a great nickname -- Goldie.


More Overlooked Old English Names:
Calder, Fern, Ellery.

    Loading slides...
Best of the Web
Connect with Us
Follow Our Pins

Yummy recipes, DIY projects, home decor, fashion and more curated by iVillage staffers.

Follow Our Tweets

The very dirty truth about fashion internships... DUN DUN @srslytheshow http://t.co/wfewf

On Instagram

Behind-the-scenes pics from iVillage.