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The Baby Name Wizard: A Magical Method for Finding the Perfect Name for Your Baby    by Laura Wattenberg order for
Baby Name Wizard
by Laura Wattenberg
Order:  USA  Can
Broadway, 2005 (2005)
* * *   Reviewed by Ayesha Baumgartner

This is the most comprehensive baby name book on the market. Truly a wizard! Peruse the numerous girls' and boys' names, complete with definitions for each one that come with a graph showing popularity over the years. From the 'Hottest' new names to the 'Classics', this book will guide you in tracking down the right name to match the personality of your child, to honor your relatives, match ethnic heritage, or simply find a name that you would like to have yourself.

In The Baby Name Book, Laura Wattenberg has categorized names from different countries, as well as selections of 'wordly' names. There are Greek names and Italian names, or why not name your child after a hero? The choice is yours, and you will surely delight in flipping through the history behind these names, their meanings, and all their possible variations. Find a name that you would want to represent you, and start your child's life with personal expression. Care is taken in giving a selection of suggestions to match your child's name to their surname.

This is a wonderful book for new parents or for those seeking names for new additions to the family. It's also great book for actors who wish to delve into their roles through the meanings behind characters' names. And it's a gem of a book for anyone interested in finding out the meaning of their name, their child's name and even a friend's name.

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