Apartment Therapy Family Names: Meta Version

by You Can't Call It "It"! on December 12, 2012

This is my first post gathering children’s names from Apartment Therapy Family since they changed their name and I began writing for them  (search “Ohdeedoh” for older collections).  In a recent post, editor Carrie McBride notes that names on the wall is one of the biggest kids’ design trends of 2012.  It seems what we call our children has increasing weight, and we want to show off that choice (I too, have my children’s names above their beds).  The image above is from a child’s birthday party in Brazil.

Do you proudly display your child’s name somewhere?

Girls:

Aashi Bea

Agathe 

Alainn

Alice Mae

Althea

Amelie

Anais

Beatrix

Bruna

Carlotta

Clementine

Coralie June

Daphne

Elliot “Ellie”

Eloise (x3)

Elsa (2)

Emerson Kate

Emmeth

Etta

Gigi

Greta

Harper (x2)

Harriet

Jane

Juniper

Juno

Livvy

Lucia

Lyla

Lyra

Maelle

Matilda

Nola

Nora

Norah

Pippa

Ramona

Ruby

Sabrina

Sadie

Serenity

Stella

Tessa Jean

Violet

Wren

Boys:

Ari

Arlo

Asher

Basil

Bennett

Clark

Eben

Eli

Felix 

Finn 

Fletcher

Fox

Holden

Hudon

Iggy

Israel

Joaquin

Knox

Lennon

Leo

Levi

Mateo

Max

Miles

Milo

Neil

Oscar

Preston

Pryor

Rhys

Ridge

Roan

Rowan

Russell

Sawyer

Sheldon

Silas

Simon

Tama

Torsten

Wesley

Willow

Zé Luca

Image: via Apartment Therapy Family

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1 Matilda Magazine December 12, 2012 at 7:26 pm

What stylish choices. I love checking that site just to see the names.

I love Coralie June, Clementine, Daphne, Etta, Juno, Matilda (of course), Violet & Wren for the girls and Basil, Finn, Fox, Rhys, Sawyer, & Silas for the boys.

And wow, a boy Willow.

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2 m.e. December 12, 2012 at 8:04 pm

Hah! Funny. When I first read your post title, I thought “Meta Version, that’s a very unusual name…!”

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3 Natalie December 12, 2012 at 10:10 pm

*sigh* I miss reading Ohdeedoh so much, but I could never get over the awkward transition to Apt. Therapy Family. Plus, that “My partner watches porn” post was just so, so offbrand and awful. Ick.

Ah well, no blog works for everyone. I love Tessa Jean. :)

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4 Carley December 14, 2012 at 12:21 am

My daughter still has the wooden letters spelling out her name hanging up in her room. I’ll probably do away with them when we redo her room in spring. As a nameaholic, I still want her name somewhere in her room. We’ll probably do a monogrammed pillow or wall decal.

I like: Alice Mae, Clementine (one of my choices for my daughter!), Coralie June, Daphne, Elliot, Eloise, Elsa, Gigi, Greta, Harper, Jane, Lucia, Lyla, Lyra, Norah, Ramona, Ruby, Sadie, Tessa, Violet, Asher, Bennett, Felix, Finn, Fletcher, Holden, Leo, Levi, Milo, Preston, Russell, Sawyer & Wesley.

Emmeth is interesting. I kind of want to ponder that one.

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5 Courtney December 14, 2012 at 6:13 am

so not happy about Elliot being on the girls list. Why, oh, why must the girls steal all of the good boy names. My 2nd son’s name is Eliot.

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6 Waltzing More Than Matilda December 15, 2012 at 8:28 am

Some gorgeous names here: love Anais, Beatrix, Clementine, Juniper and Violet for girls, and Ari, Eben, Felix, Iggy and Rowan for boys.

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7 Emma December 16, 2012 at 2:21 am

Elsa twice? Noooo!

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8 Jaime December 18, 2012 at 1:40 am

I have a 6 year old named Norah so I love that one. And I have huge crushes on Daphne and Greta. Beatrix, Jane and Wren are also faves.

I have loved Eli and Milo for a long time but Arlo is a new crush. Also love Felix, Bennett, Max, Leo, Levi, Silas and Oscar.

All three of my kiddos have their name on their walls in wooden letters. Wouldn’t exactly call this a fresh, new trend. ;)

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9 Victoria January 29, 2013 at 11:42 pm

Ah some of these names so gorgeous! I’m literally cushing :)

I love for girls:
Alice Mae – so poetic and spunky.

Amelie – adore the soft European feel of this name

Anais – really spunky and has a lot of character great French name.

Beatrix – Ah I love Beatrix Potter and the name oozes a wholesome characterstic attitude it’s a great choice.

Carlotta – I have a soft spot for this name.

Clementine – This sounds beautiful and very fresh

Coralie June – How adorable is this combination? Ah so lush!

Eloise – a pretty name that’s getting really popular

Harper – I’m beginning to like this name the more I’m exposed to it also I do love Harper Lee.

Jane – A family name I’ve considered using in the first name slot for future possible daughters.

Juno – not my usual choice but it’s cool.

Matilda – Adorable!

Nola – I’ve always had a soft spot for Nola it’s just so simple yet intriguing

Violet – A great floral name really pretty

Wren – A sweet middle name I think Angelica Wren sounds great.

I love for boys:
Bennett – an interesting surname choice and I love the nickname Benny.

Clark – it’s handsome and has a really great southern vibe

Felix – On the Scottish side of my family I have an Uncle Felix thus I love this name.

Finn – It’s cute and has a wholesome Irish feel

Holden – catcher in the rye I think the name feels really inspired and poetic

Israel – I love Israel the sound of this name is great and also conjures up my mum as her father was Israeli and she grew up there

Lennon – A really cool surname style name with great associations.

Leo – A lovely classic

Levi – Ah my favourite boy’s name of all time! I adore Levi it’s just brilliant!

Max – great simple classic

Miles – A lovely wholesome rural sounding name it’s great

Milo – he’s very cute and endearing

Rhys – A nice Celtic name

Rowan – I like the feel of this name :)

Sawyer – A strong appealing name that feels really ‘hip’

Simon – A lovely classic that I still like even though all the people I know with this name are awful.

Great post :)

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