What Is Jake Short For?

what is jake short for?

One tactic for coming up with a name for a baby is to think of any short names or nicknames you like the sound of first. Maybe you’re inspired by a nickname of a friend you had at school or a character from your favourite TV show? Jake is one option you might want to … 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

Bilingual Boy Names

bilingual boy names to consider

If you and your partner are of different nationalities and you’re expecting a baby soon, congratulations! However coming up with a name that sounds good in both languages can be difficult. I know this situation all too well. My wife is Russian and I’m from the UK, and one of the biggest issues we faced … Read more

Bilingual Girls Names

bilingual girls names

If you’ve read some of my other blog posts, you’ll know that I’m from the UK, and my wife is from Russia. We have two wonderful children and we’re raising both to become bilingual (hopefully). It’s certainly hard to do this while living in the UK as they are exposed to English a lot more … Read more