44 minutes | Apr 13, 2021

Virtue and Expectation Names

Jennifer and Mallory discuss the new/old trend of giving babies "Expectation Names" names that imply an expectation on the child, a quality of their character, behavior, or success. Is it fair to give your child an Expectation Name? The answer is not so simple.We also report on the current celebrity baby news, the American Name Society Names of the Year, and take your questions on names and naming.Names mentioned in this episode: Lena, Corbin, Humility, Tace, Abstinence, Chastity, Faith, Hope, Keep-the-Faith, Loyal, Royal, Justice, Maverick, Tequila, Ryker, Harley, Sincere, Legend, Messiah, and more!Have a question for Jennifer & Mallory? Write us at podcast@babynames.com.__________________________Our sources:Christian Science MonitorNew England Historical SocietyThe News & ObserverAmerican Name Society Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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