Bruce Lansky compiled more than 37,500 names from 250 countries in 160 languages, so your search for the best name needn't be hampered by limited choices. A glance at girl names beginning with I shows Ilona (Hungarian, a form of Helen), Ilse (German, a form of Elizabeth), Imala (Native American, meaning strong minded), Iman (Arabic, meaning believer), Imena (African, meaning dream), Imogene (Latin, meaning image), Ina (Irish, a form of Agnes), and Indira (Hindi, meaning splendid). And that's just from 1 out of 1,000 columns. You want only the best for your child, so start with his or her name.
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YOU'VE GOT THE WHOLE WORLD OF BABY NAMES IN YOUR HANDS!
This book will help you go beyond Tom, Dick, and Harriet in your search for just the right name for your baby. It has more than 37,500 names from 250 countries in 160 different languages, including:
Names from every corner of the globe.
Popular African-American names.
Unique names whose origins are distinctly American.
Popular and unique alternate spellings.
Traditional "male" names used by females.
Traditional surnames used as first names.
Exotic names that convey romance, adventure, and sophistication.
Names popularized by movies and television. Finding a name for you baby has never been more fun!