How to Name a Baby - Are the meanings of a name important?
On the whole, the meanings of names are not that important -
after all, do you know the meaning of your names?
Most people only check this out when they are searching for babynames. And the meanings of individual names are certainly not common
knowledge - the only meanings of names that you might know are
usually family names.
How to Name a Baby - Are the origins of a name important?
The origins of a name can be extremely
important. The origins of names can reflect the heritage, ethnicity
or religious beliefs of a person. The heritage of your newborn is
always of importance and he or she will enjoy listening to the
stories of ancestors and close relatives.
How to Name a Baby - Nicknames
A nickname is a
familiar forename for a person that is quite often a shortened version
of given names. Nicknames are frequently use if the forename is
quite long, Jonathon will often be referred to as Jon, William as
Will or even Bill. To avoid the use of nicknames just make sure that
your child is addressed by the name that you prefer by politely
correcting anyone that uses a nickname for your newborn.