Friday, January 15, 2016
The Complete Book of Christian Baby Names
This is one of the most comprehensive books on baby names that I've seen in a while. The author begins with an introduction and a brief explanation on how to use the book. The girls are first, followed by the boys. She first begins with Old and then New Testament names. But also listed are Christian concepts and virtues, Martyrs, and Saints. Each name has several aspects - Origin, Significance, Popularity, and also things like related names, or spelling variations.
First I loved the cover. What a precious way to start the book. But the depth and layout of the book was also great. I love looking at baby names and learning of their origins and meanings. While soon to be parents are obviously the target audience, this book would also be wonderful for authors who are trying to name their characters. Definitely a fun book to own.
I received this book free of charge from Goodreads in exchange for my honest review.