Monday, July 20, 2009

What's in a name?

Everybody's been asking what we're gonna name this kid, so I figured I'd give y'all the short list, and let you vote.

In no particular order:

Hepzibah (From the great novel, Silas Marner. I think this will give her a refined, intellectual air.)
Paprika (Great spice)
Pimenton (It's paprika, but smoked! From Spain! Exotic, no?)
Clytemnestra (From ancient Greek. And such good nicknames, too... Doesn't "Clytie" sound cute?)
Myrtle (She'd probably be the only one she ever meets. Also, rhymes with "turtle.")
Goneril (From King Lear. So many great names from literature!)
Pinky (She'll be small and pink at first, this seems appropriate.)
Bjorn and Ulv (Swedish for bear and wolf. This would probably work better if she turns out to be twin boys.)

What do you think?


  1. I've always been partial to Pimenton, but I probably don't get a vote. I'm just the father.

  2. Hepzibah... Hep... badass Hepcat.

  3. I've always favored Hrunting and Hrothgar, from Beowulf. But that's what I'm naming my kids, so you can't use them. Well maybe for a middle name.