December 22nd, 2012
Big ups for Claire Danes and Hugh Dancy on the birth of their bouncing baby boy. Well-named themselves, Claire and Hugh resurrected the inimitable Cyrus from pop stardom. Then there was a celebrity baby Magnus. Magnus again. The new boy at our school is called Atticus. My husband is absolutely obsessed with Cassius, and friends have a Linus. ”-Us” names for boys are hitting the big time, and replacing ‘en’dings and ‘O’ Boys at a quick clip. I love how divergent their origins are: Persian, Swedish, Ancient Roman and Scottish, to name a few.
More stylish “-us” possibilities include:
I could happily choose a name off this list. Could you?