Just for fun...(not as a reflection of your political beliefs or anything), what are some of your favorite names from history?
I Alexander Graham Bell
Ooh that's a tough one
I also wanted to add Jacqueline Bouvier ...
edit: I can't read.
Charles "Chuck" Yeagar
Frank Lloyd Wright
Charles Rennie Mackintosh
Frederick Lord Leighton
Francis Scott Fitzgerald
Lucy Maude Montgomery
Louisa May Alcott
Lyndon Baines Johnson
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
Robert Francis Kennedy
Hillary Rodham Clinton
I like a lot of names already listed.
Walter Elias Disney
William Makepeace Thackeray
Elizabeth Cady Stanton
Susan B. Anthony
George Washington Carver
Frederick Douglas (which I think was already mentioned)
Maria Theresa, ruler of the Hapsburg monarchy back in the mid 1700's.
Maybe that's a little bit of an obscure historical famous person, but still! Lovely name.
Eleanor Roosevelt, Rosa Parks.
kelnyc:Ella (as in Fitzgerald), though it's crazy popular now.
This would be one of mine. When I used to hear it I thought of here and love it but now i think of how popular it is!
Miles Davis is a great one too. I love jazz in general so I'm drawn by how I associate the names.
AlphabetFish:Maria Theresa, ruler of the Hapsburg monarchy back in the mid 1700's. Maybe that's a little bit of an obscure historical famous person, but still! Lovely name.
I know of her! It is a pretty awesome name. My pick is Theodore Roosevelt. DS's fn is Theodore.
Virginia Dare. Always wanted to give a daughter the middle name of Dare.
mother of Eleanor of Aquitaine
jburdet1:DH wanted to add Stonewall Jackson....
I also love Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Louisa May Alcott!
Frank Lloyd Wright
Ophelia from Hamlet- literature not history
Henry David Thoreau
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Maria Antonia (Marie Antoinette's original name)
Alexander (the name we picked for our boy!)
Elizabeth (after the queen and my favorite movie star, Elizabeth Taylor)
Vivien Leigh (she was a total bada** in "Gone With The Wind")
Christina Georgina Rosetti
Fra Filipo Lippi