Here’s a fun little challenge for you! Take out a piece of paper and a pencil (or your tablet) ;), and write down the names you think are the 10 names we personalize ornaments for most often here at Bronner’s.
Here’s a little “Think” music from “Jeopardy” for you to play while you’re making your list. (You don’t have to write your answer as a question.) 😉
Here are the 10 names most often requested for personalization here at Bronner’s (in no particular order) :
ASHLEY is English in origin and means “lives in the ash tree grove.” The name is used for both males and females. A famous bearer of the name was the leading male character in Margaret Mitchell’s “Gone with the Wind.
CHRISTOPHER is English/biblical in origin and means “he who holds Christ in his heart.” The name is used for males. Well-known people with the name include actors Christopher Plummer and Christopher Walken as well as explorer Christopher Columbus.ETHAN is Hebrew/biblical in origin and means, “strong, constant/firm, strong.” The name is used for males. A famous bearer of the name was the soldier Ethan Allen, American War of Independence.EMMA has Danish, Latin-American, English and German roots and means, “whole, complete, universal.” The name is used for females. A famous bearer of the name was the character Emma Peel from the 1960s British television series “The Avengers.”ELLA has English, Spanish, French and German roots and means “beautiful fairy, she or all.” The name is used for females. American jazz singer Ella Fitzgerald is a famous bearer of the name.JAXON has English and American origins. In English it means “God has been gracious; has shown favor (based on John or Jacques),” and in American it means “son of Jack.” The name is used for males.MAX has Scottish and Latin-American origins. In Scottish it is the diminutive of Maxwell, which means “Magnus’ spring or Mac’s well.” In English, Maxwell means “great spring.” The name is used for males.OLIVIA has Spanish, Italian and biblical origins. In Spanish and Italian it means “olive,” and it’s biblical meaning is “peace or of the olive tree.” The name is used for females.SOPHIA has Greek and biblical origins and means “wisdom.” The name is used for females.RYLIE is Irish in origin and means “valiant.” The name is used for both males and females.
*information resourced from http://www.meaning-of-names.com/