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January 17 2007 Baby Names Newsletter

Baby Names Newsletter #2, 2007

This week's baby name article:

Beware of Bad Baby Name Definitions
(Some baby name sites are riddled with errors -- how can you tell which meanings are made-up and which are matter-of-fact?)

Names of the Week:

--Oedipus (male; Greek) - "swollen foot"
--Rigel (male; Arabic) - "foot"
--Olwen (female; Welsh) - "white/blessed footprint"

In the mood for a game? The following name games are now being played in the BellaOnline baby names forum:

Name a Family

Adopt the Quads (boys)

Name Chain (girls)

~Nancy R. Callahan, Baby Names Editor -

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