Naming the Fishes

A Blog For Name Lovers Everywhere

The Many Names of Laurence Olivier

  A suave Shakespearian actor Laurence Olivier was touted as one of the best and is still remembered fondly long after his death for his iconic roles. As for the … Continue reading

January 17, 2014 · 2 Comments

The Many Names of Saoirse Ronan

I thought I might finally profile the names worn by an actor who basically the same age as I for once. Funny that. Saoirse Ronan is also a brilliant actress … Continue reading

November 8, 2013 · 1 Comment

Names Worn By Merfolk

This was originally going to be a post about mermaids, but I decided to switch it up and change it to all merfolk. Basically merfolk refer to creatures such as … Continue reading

October 10, 2013 · 3 Comments

The Names That I Simply Adore

I thought I might share with you today some of the names that I simply adore. These are the names that I cannot stop myself pondering about: their sounds, spellings, … Continue reading

October 10, 2013 · 5 Comments

All About Marillier

Juliet Marillier is a New Zealand born fantasy writer currently residing in Australia. She focuses mainly on historical fantasy, particularly Irish. And because of this the characters in her novels … Continue reading

October 10, 2013 · 3 Comments

The Many Names Of Nicole Kidman

Nicole Kidman is an Australian actress, singer and film producer with 63 on screen credits to her name. And as it turns out she has played a great deal of … Continue reading

October 4, 2013 · 1 Comment

Dortchen

Dorothea might be seeing a resurgence of interest in the near future due to its vintage cred, but how about its diminutive¬†Dortchen? In Northern Germany, diminutives typically end in -chen … Continue reading

October 4, 2013 · Leave a comment
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