Piper Annabelle Snow is my daughter, born 9/16/09. She was named after the genus of plants, Piper. Piper methysticum, Kava kava and Piper nigrum, black pepper are two well known plants of this genus. My husband and I are plant lovers and lovers of all things green. Therefore we wanted our daughter to be named […]
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My mother, Rita, told me she chose my name when she was 12-years-old and a small, poor girl being raised by a single father in a working class neighborhood in an industrial town in northern England. She got a scholarship to attend a fancy private British school thanks to her good grades and the charity […]
It is becoming less and less common that people ask me if I was named after the movie star Eva Marie Saint. People used to ask me that frequently, but not so much anymore. I wasn’t named after her anyway; my name is a combination of Eva, which was my great-aunt’s name, and Marie, which […]
Growing up I always thought my name was Jewish. When I had my bat mitzvah we couldn’t find it in Hebrew, so we made up a feminine version of Jesse. gabon One day I found the origin of my name: Shakespeare made it up! He needed a girl’s name for The Merchant of Venice. That […]
I was named Priscilla after my mother’s mother. All her sisters named their first born daughter after their mother. I received a card from a cousin: Dear number 6, happy birthday from number one. Years later I changed my name to Brydie so I would have a name of my own.