Sorry it took so long to add a second name but here is part two of my uniquely australian name series. Taj is an Arabic name meaning crown and it was most popular in WA because of Yalingup born surfer Taj Burrow. It currently ranks at 131 in NSW and 17 in Victoria. So… Continue reading Uniquely Australian names: Taj
Its grand final weekend in Australia and I can’t wait for it to be over mostly because I’m a Sydney supporter in a family of Freo supporters and I think I broke my dads heart by saying I’m supporting Hawthorn this weekend because they are my second team and I would be more of a… Continue reading Name of the week: Hawthorne
Braxton: Of course this is included, the one of the fastest rising names of 2012 at 41 in Australia and 34 in WA. This is of course inspired by the now four Braxton brothers, Darryl, Heath, Casey and Kyle. The names also rising in America and the UK but its only in Australia and… Continue reading What effect does Home and Away have on baby names?
I covered Ebony what seems like ages ago when I first started blogging, but after what Anna said and me struggling to find names from my childhood it seems like a good time to start a new series. And the first name in the series is rather arrogantly my own. Ebony has charted since the… Continue reading Uniquely Australian names: Ebony
The names of the Scott sisters in Home and Away’s names might sound dated but both are actually rising my guess is the show has something to do with it. April is currently at 110 in NSW, 45 in Tasmania, and 100 in Victoria and from the NSW data its the highest its ever been… Continue reading Baby name predictions: April and Bianca
One of my favourite artists are in Australia, MKTO, the californian duo consisting of Malcolm Kelley and Tony Oller, who met while filming the show Gigantic in 2010. Both of there songs Thank You and Classic reached the top 5 in Australia and both songs are in my iTunes top played. Classic with 110 plays… Continue reading Names of the week
I’ll admit I love hyphenated names my favourite? Amelia-Lily. One of the most hated there is. I just love the way it rolls of the tongue, though everyone seems to think its too tongue-twistery. This list is of the most popular for each letter and my favourite in England and Wales with the rank then… Continue reading Hyphenated names: Girls