The Best Baby Names for Canadians

The Best Baby Names for Canadians

Book - 2007
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What are the most popular first names in the NHL? In Quebec? In the far North? There are shelves of baby books out there, but none that takes a uniquely Canadian perspective. The Best Baby Names for Canadians offers an A to Z listing of more than 10,000 girls' and boys' names drawn from the comprehensive Collins database of names. Each entry features detailed origins, meanings, short-forms and pronunciations. Then, for true added value and interest, The Best Baby Names for Canadians features fun-to-read lists, resources, trivia and facts on what Canucks arecalling their kids.

* The most popular names in Canada and in each province

* You Say Brianna, I say Tianna: Canadian vs. American names

* Your baby's name and the stars

* Endangered names and up-and-coming handles

* Nicknames to know about

* Names from the far North, Quebec and other distinctive regions of Canada

* First names first: the names of 1,000 well-known Canadians

* 2 minutes for name-calling: the most popular names of NHL players

* Choosing a name: 25 real-life stories from Canadian parents and children

From Aidan to Zoe, The Best Baby Names for Canadians will become the must-have baby name book for Canadian parents everywhere.

Well-known Cancerians: Actors Dan Aykroyd, Genevi#65533;ve Bujold and Pamela Anderson, and Supreme Court Justice Rosalie Abella were all born on Canada Day (July 1).

When it comes to naming girls, Canadian parents choose T-names more often than Americans. Taryn, for example, is four times more popular in Canada than in the U.S.

Canadian parents prefer boys' names with Celtic origins more than Americans do. Liam is five times more popular in Canada than in the United States.

Publisher: Toronto, ON : Collins, 2007
ISBN: 9780006391517
Branch Call Number: 929.44 BES
Characteristics: 262 p. : ill. ; 19 cm

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