The Baby Name Wizard

The Baby Name Wizard

A Magical Method for Finding the Perfect Name for your Baby

Book - 2013
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NEW 2019 EDITION * A fully revised and updated version of the classic baby name guide, featuring updated trends, facts, ideas, and thousands of enchanting names!

Your baby's perfect name is out there. This book will help you find it.

The right baby name will speak to your heart, give your child a great start in life--and maybe even satisfy your relatives. But there's no shortage of names to choose from, and you can't expect to just stumble upon a name like that in an A-to-Z dictionary.

Enter the revised and updated fourth edition of The Baby Name Wizard. This ultimate baby-name guide uses groundbreaking research and computer-generated models to create a visual image for each name, examine its usage and popularity over the last one hundred years, and suggest other specific and promising name ideas. Each unique "name snapshot" includes a rundown of style categories the name belongs to, nickname options, variants, pronunciations, prominent examples, and names with a similar style and feeling. This new edition also contains expanded sections on popular names and style lists.

A perfect, up-to-date guide to the modern world of names, The Baby Name Wizard will delight you from the first name you look up and keep you enchanted through your journey to finding the just-right name for your baby.
Publisher: New York, NY : Three Rivers Press, 2013.
Edition: Rev. 3rd ed., 3rd pbk. ed.
ISBN: 9780770436476
Branch Call Number: 618.24 WAT
Characteristics: xi, 532 p. ; 21 cm.


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May 17, 2016

One of the best baby names books around. My favorite aspects of the book include the popularity trends, common sibling names and the background of each name.

LMcShaneCLE Jun 27, 2013

A well-done and entertaining compendium - that compares popularity of names then-and-now.


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