Heptune's Baby Name Polls
I am testing out
a new polling system, since the old one was cumbersome and slow. For this
new Bravenet poll, you can read about the names on this page, and then
go to the poll at Bravenet and vote for everything at once. It should be
faster and easier, I hope!
Do you have
a name you'd like to test out in the poll? E-mail
me and I'll include it! Be sure to tell me whether it's a girl's name
or a boy's name, and anything else you know about it, such as origin and
Poll of names derived from trees
Tree names are increasingly popular
as names for babies. Since most of these are new, they are not well established
in terms of boy name/girl name. I have found all of these in use for both
boys and girls, and the following assignments are somewhat arbitrary. If
you see a name listed as a boy's name that you would love for a girl (or
vice versa), go with it! No one can say you are wrong.
After you have looked over the names
and their meanings listed below, click on the Cast Your Vote button.
Plumeria: (English) a beautiful tropical
tree with shiny leaves and large, sweet-smelling white and pink flowers.
Juniper: (English-Latin) a small evergreen
shrub with spicy-smelling berrylike cones.
Willow: (Middle English) a tree with
long, flowing, pliable branches that have traditionally been used in weaving
Aspen: (Old English) a type of poplar
tree whose leaves flutter and tremble in the slightest breeze.
Sequoia: (English-Cherokee) a giant
evergreen tree found in California
Linden: (Old English) a tree with fragrant
yellow flowers and thick, heart-shaped leaves.
Alder: (Middle English) a small tree
of the birch family that likes a cool, moist climate.
Ash: (Middle English) a tough mountain
tree with wing-shaped seeds
Rowan: (Old Norse) a tree with bright
Thorn: (English) a tree or shrub with
Now, click on this button to vote!
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