Names of the week #120

2 December 2017


Photo : @camillamio

Is your little one due to arrive in a few months but you’re lacking inspiration? Don’t worry! Each week, we put together a small selection of names for you: classic, retro, sophisticated, imaginative, timeless… there’s one for every taste.  We’ve been inspired by our friends, our ‘it moms’, our families and especially by you: here is your exclusive list!

Classic names

Adrien: Derived from Adria, the cit y of Veneto, which also gave its name to the Adriatic Sea, Adrien is an inspirational name widespread today in the Western world and Slavic countries.

Clotilde: Saint Clotilde , born in 465, was the wife of Clovis, the king of the Franks. The ancient name was therefore held by numerous queens and princesses. This charming name has always appealed to young parents, throughout the 20th century and until today.

Literary names

Valère: An ancient name, today very rare. Valère is the beautiful Elise’s lover in Molière’s L’Avare.

Marianne: The contraction of Marie and Anne, Marianne is a sweet and feminine name which refers in particular to the symbolic figure of the French Republic.

Retro names

Lucien: Very in fashion in the first part of the 20th century, Lucien is a joyful and likeable name!

Rosa: Derived from the Latin “rose” this name is particularly common in Hispanic countries.

Names from around the world 

: The Arabic version of the name Job, this biblical character left his mark on Judaism, Christianity and Islam.

Nadia: This charismatic name is very popular in Russia and Italy as well as Muslim culture.

And what are your inspirations of the week?

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