Monica Beyer is a mom of four and has been writing professionally since 2000, when her first book, Baby Talk, was published. Her main area of interest is attachment parenting and all that goes with it, including breastfeeding, co-sleepin...
From a variety of different languages and cultures, these names capture those first feelings of intense love you feel for your child (whether it's the sort of fairy-tale "instant love" that some moms experience at their child's birth, or that which develops over time). The sometimes overwhelming love a parent feels toward her child cannot be bottled up, sold or bartered for — but will likely be something that she always feels, and definitely never forgets.
From beloved traditional names like David to those that have a more exotic flair like Erasmus, try these baby names on for size and see if one makes its way to your baby name list.
Adal: This name with Old German roots means "noble, precious"
Adalgiso: This name is similar to Adal, but has a deeper meaning: "noble, precious promise"
Alain: Meaning "precious," this name also has Old German roots
Alan: A traditional name we're familiar with, this means "precious"
Almanzo: This name is a little more unique and means "precious man"
Alvin: This name means "elf, friend" but may also mean "precious friend"
Amadeus: While this name isn't used often, it means "God's love"