[Ads-l] new unisex names

Ben Zimmer bgzimmer at GMAIL.COM
Sat May 9 16:57:15 UTC 2015


On Fri, May 8, 2015 at 6:41 PM, Jonathan Lighter wrote:
>
> > On Fri, May 8, 2015 at 4:40 PM, Jonathan Lighter wrote:
> >
> > There's Jedediah Bila (female), born in NYC in 1979. Currently with Fox
> > News.
>
> Watch for infant girls named:
>
> Obadiah
> Jeremiah
> Zacharia
> Zebulon
> Meschach
> Methuselah

In a previous thread I mentioned a girl I know, born in the early
aughts, named Nehemiah (Miah for short). Maybe her parents were
trend-setters.

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--bgz

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