An authoritative compendium of more than fifty thousand names offers parents a vast array of selections to help them find the perfect name for their new baby, along with information on meanings and derivations, celebrity baby names, international variations and new alternatives for popular names, ethnic names, helpful symbols, and more than two hundred lists. Original. 250,000 first printing.
How can you tell if a name is too popular or not mainstream enough, wonderfully creative or just plain weird? How can you find the name that is perfect for you and your baby? America's baby-naming experts, Pam Satran and Linda Rosenkrantz, are here to help. They've packed all of their unique wit and wisdom into the best, most complete baby-name book ever, which includes• More than 50,000 names, with their meanings and derivations• Expert opinions on every name• Unique symbols that highlight unisex names, starred recommendations, and names that are on their way up or down• The latest celebrity-baby names• Ethnic and international names• Fresh alternatives for popular names • More than 200 fascinating lists, from "Cool Biblical Names" to "Names Headed for Harvard" to "Names Kids Love Having"...and more. Informative and inspiring, entertaining and enlightening, The Baby Name Bible is the only book that offers such far-reaching advice on the full range of classic, multicultural, and creative choices to help you figure out what's hot, what's cool, and what's right for your baby.