"Nevaeh" hits top hundred!

Amy West medievalist at W-STS.COM
Sat Mar 17 15:28:25 UTC 2007

I hadn't heard the name until recently: a friend just had a baby and
that's the middle name they've given the baby. They said the name
came from/was popularized by a country song/singer. I know someone my
age (40) named "Nevenah".

---Amy West

>Date:    Fri, 16 Mar 2007 07:22:39 -0700
>From:    Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at YAHOO.COM>
>Subject: "Nevaeh" hits top hundred!
>Baby names for girls, that is!  And why?  'Cause it's "Heaven"
>spelled backwards!
>   http://www.babycenter.com/refcap/pregnancy/babynaming/1506939.html
>   Can "Nineveh" be far behind? Kootchy-kootchy-koo!
>   P.S.: Scroll down for 45 ways mom & dad are spelling "Mackenzie."
>Then learn about "Jhordyn"!
>   JL

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