Author Archives

I give an on-going perspective on the meaning and significance of given names. In addition to contributing to the arts, I am a researcher and analyst.

  • January Born

    Let’s Celebrate… This Month in History In 1793, Jean-Pierre Blanchard flew from Philadelphia to New Jersey achieving the first hot air balloon flight in the United States. In 1849, Elizabeth Blackwell became the first female in the U.S. to receive a… Read More ›

  • Nicholas

    Think of a time you needed help. Then someone suddenly somehow steps in. This is the embodiment of Nicholas. Its meaning personifies compassion for others and the first, most-noted name bearer was considered the people’s champion.

  • December Born

    Our birth is a beautiful beginning and every year that follows is a gift. No matter where we are in our journey. There’s a purpose waiting to be discovered. ..Enjoy every moment… This Month in History  Electric Christmas lights were first used… Read More ›

  • Jessica

    Name Meaning: She Sees ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ News broke… Someone tried to poison the Queen! It was England during the 1500’s. The Elizabethan era. Queen Elizabeth I was ruler and very influential. When news broke that her physician tried to kill her – there was public… Read More ›

  • November Born

    Let’s Celebrate… This Month in History  Nellie Bly challenging Jules Verne’s Around the World in 80 days – began her travels in 1889. Ultimately, traveling around the world in 72 days. Theodore Roosevelt became the first U.S. President to visit other countries… Read More ›

  • Erica

    Meaning of the name: Enduring, Leader, Useful, Appealing ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ “My name is Erica“… was the phrase of the day. While a group of women were conversing, one of them confused another with someone else. Calling her someone else’s name. And… Read More ›