Book Description: This newly revised edition features the history and meaning of thousands of names, popular variations, and nicknames. Includes highly original names, traditional and unusual names, names with historical or religious significance, and hundreds of newly discovered names. The ultimate guide to one of the most important moments in a parent's life: choosing their newborn's name. Organized alphabetically and by gender, this guide contains hundreds of additional names to our 1998 version, and includes ethnic origins as well as similar and derivative names. In addition, fun inserts of interesting celebrity names, trendy names, cool names, common names, and invented names appear throughout. Accessible and comprehensive––the one baby name book that has it all.