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Period that name originated from

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mummygow Wed 01-Jun-05 20:29:15

Hi guys, I am looking for some help I am not very good at looking for web sites through the search engine but I am looking for a site that I can find the period that my dd's name originated from to look at other names from that time for my baby in my tummy

jessicasmummy Wed 01-Jun-05 20:32:09

cant help, but would be interested to find out this too - bumo for you xx

mummygow Wed 01-Jun-05 20:36:22

JM cant beleive you replied as both our dd's have the same name - lol

jessicasmummy Wed 01-Jun-05 20:37:56


Also deliberating what to call next baby!!!

James for a boy at the moment but totally stuck for a girl!!!

I change my mind so often that i just have no idea what this poor little thing will end up being called!

mummygow Wed 01-Jun-05 21:35:13


AtHomeMum Wed 01-Jun-05 21:39:28

look at - the origin should help with age.
a school friend of mine had the same initial as her sister & so she always opened all post addressed to miss c ... caused hassles, so we decided to ensure our dds had different initials...
have fun choosing

aloha Wed 01-Jun-05 21:39:41

Jessica is a Hebrew name - ie Jewish. Maybe you could look at other Hebrew names, such as Leah, for example.
Or as Jessica is a character in Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice, you could look at Shakespearean names, such as Nerissa and Portia (also Merchant of Venice) or Miranda, Beatrice, Rosalind or Juliet.

bee3 Wed 01-Jun-05 21:40:39

This site tells you in which decade a name was most popular... goes from 1900. Might have more info if you look closer. Fun site to play with anyway

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