The arrival of a new baby girl in the family brings with it a deep sense of joy and happiness to one and all. This is specially true for the father because the uniquely enchanting place daughters have for Dads is legendary. Choosing a baby girl name for your newly born miss isn't really as complicated as it seems. We share our fleeting moments of thought with you on this most interesting subject with the hope that you will come up with a really pretty baby girl name for your little one.
Beyond the Obvious
The fact that you are taking the time to read this short treatise on baby girl names tells us something about you and the seriousness with which you have taken on the role of responsible parenting. It is therefore not unfair for us to expect that you have made the rounds of the baby name web sites, read all the famous baby name books and perhaps even have carefully perused Parade and Village Voice looking for interesting and unique baby girl names. There is one last thing you can do. Visit three of your neighbourhood elementary schools.
Once you have schedule an appointment to meet with the school counsellor, visit the school in the morning after giving the children enough time to settle down. During the course of the conversation, request the counsellor to share with you a couple of attendance registers or any document which lists the names of the children without the contact information. You can always be looking to see if any of the children from your neighbourhood study at that school. Since this harmless access to information does not include any copying or transferring of any privileged information, school counsellors are bound to entertain your simple request. Do not copy anything. Simply look at the roll register to see if any of the girl names catches your fancy. If you find a suitable baby girl name, chances are that you are sure to remember it. You can always write it down in the car on your way home.
Narrowing your Choices for that Perfect Baby Girl Name
Assuming you have jotted down half a dozen names as a result of your baby naming adventure, you shouldn't really jump at the first name that jumps out at you from your list of baby girl names. There are several factors to consider. Here are a few.
Does the name rhyme with your last name. It better not otherwise it will sound like a nursery rhyme. If your last name is "Lenny" then "Jenny" is perhaps not suitable. Imagine being called "Jenny Lennie" for the rest of your life. Your girl shouldn't have to endure that. Also, the name you eventually select should not have a complicated spelling such as "Daffodils" or "Veronica." Try not to alter the regular spelling of the name you choose for uniqueness and effect otherwise teachers, friends and later, colleagues will repeatedly misspell your daughter's name.
The Perfect Baby Girl Name
There are many creative ways of doing things and selecting the most appealing baby girl name with meaning for your little one is certainly no exception. If you adopt this approach with success, you will benefit from the extensive research conducted by others, get a flavour of what is popular in your nick of the woods and not have to worry about its pitfalls and overuse. Be sure, however, not to choose a name that is either too difficult to pronounce or too easy to forget. Look for a name that is both distinct and meaningful. Good luck with your baby girl name hunt!