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.