What Is Barry Short For?

what is Barry short for

One thing many parents overlook when they’re thinking of baby names is all the possible nicknames their boy or girl may be called. Some are so common that it’s likely the full name will never be used, except in more formal situations. ‘Barry’ is one such example. However, while it can be a boy’s name … Read more

Noble French Last Names

list of some noble French last names

Bonjour! France is a beautiful country with a long, fascinating history. In addition, the French language is considered to be one of the most romantic languages in the world. I remember studying it at school and even as part of my degree, so I’ve always liked the sound of the language (it’s a shame I … Read more

Old Money Last Names

old money last names for your children

I’ve often wondered what it would be like to have an old money surname that is associated with wealth, tradition and status. Here in the UK, and I’m sure around the world as well, who you know is often more important than what you know. So having anything which makes you stand out from the … Read more

Snowman Names

snowman names

My daughter must be growing up. She’s just turned six and for the past two years, she’s been obsessed with Frozen. I’ve lost count on the number of times she’s dressed up as Elsa when she’s had a play date with her friends. However, in the past month she seems to have moved on to … Read more

Old Money Names

old money names for your child

Years ago I worked at a boarding school in the UK and I was struck by the names of some of the pupils. Private school education in the UK is very expensive so it’s normally only reserved for wealthy families who often name their children differently do what you may find in a standard state … Read more