Elegant British baby names. These beautiful baby names for boys and girls would all feel at home lighting the stage in an Oscar Wilde play, or gracing a rural stately home. In fact, stick "Lady" or "Lord" in front of any of them and see how they just roll off the tongue.

These elegant British names would all feel at home lighting the stage in an Oscar Wilde play, or gracing a rural stately home. In fact, stick "Lady" or "Lord" in front of any of them and see how they just roll off the tongue.

All names above were British baby names during the Victorian era.                                                                                                                                                     More

All names above were British baby names during the Victorian era. The Gothic revival was one of the foremost trends of the Victorian era. Love of medieval, classical and biblical myths and legends permeated all aspects of life.

I would spell is Mazie. My favorite name!!

21 Of The Most Ridiculously Cute British And Irish Baby Names

This chart gives many differences in British and American English. They are the same language, but the choice of words are sometimes different due to location in the world. It is interesting to see the differences between what we use for some words that others do not even though we both use the same language.

British Vs American English: 100+ Differences Illustrated

British Vs American English: 100 Differences Illustrated: I seriously need to keep this on hand, because I can never remember which spelling to use for some of these words

There have been 8 King Henrys (though the name is be tarnished by all the wives), 8 Edwards (the last one abdicated),6 Georges, 4 Williams (assuming Prince William rules as King William), 3 Richards (though Blackadder invented a 4th) 2 Jameses, 2 Charleses (before Prince Charles) and a Philip.  With sons taking precedence over daughters in previous times there are fewer queens to copy,  2 Elizabeths and Victoria. There has also been 1Anne, 2 Marys, and disputed claims from a Jane and a…

Royal baby name poll: Vote for what YOU think William and Kate should call the Prince of Cambridge

Royal baby names infographic - the history behind the most common royal names

33 British Girls' Names That Americans Haven't Discovered Yet!

33 British Girls' Names That Americans Haven't Discovered Yet! - Well, I'm sure a lot of these names are used in the States, but they still come across as unique when push comes to shove ;

British English versus American English; I'm sure you could come up with alternative meanings for the British words as well, e.g. fur tube, dummy, jam. ;)

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So yeah, I'm an English teacher and I'm from Britain and I really enjoy all of the little differences between our version . British English v American English

You got: Poppy Your British name is Poppy, which is the name for the bright red flower found in England. You are beautiful and passionate.

What's Your British Name?

17 French Baby Names That Are Prime for an American Takeover. Stop picking British names. If you're looking for a name for your baby, these are really taking off.

17 French Baby Names That Are Prime for an American Takeover

Elize, Mathis: 17 French Baby Names That Are Prime for an American Takeover. Stop picking British names. If you're looking for a name for your baby, these are really taking off.

British Dog Names: More than 101 British Names and Meanings for your Puppy

British Dog Names: More than 101 British Names and Meanings for your Puppy

Explore more than 101 British dog names and meanings, have fun hunting, and discover thousands more names to fit any breed of dog.

A family tree of the kings and queens of England (and later, of Britain) as well as several other royal houses of Europe. Starts with Charlemagne and goes to the new Prince George of Cambridge. #britishmonarchy #royalfamily

European Royal Family Tree

A family tree of the kings and queens of England (and later, of Britain) as well as several other royal houses of Europe. Starts with Charlemagne and goes to the new Prince George of Cambridge who now has a little sister named Charlotte

Geographic Distribution of the Historical Origins of English and Welsh Surnames (Source: englishfellowshipandculturalsociety.org.uk)

English place names have many origins, including Anglo-Saxon, Celtic, Norse, and even Dutch & Huguenot.

Appropriate as we are about to celebrate the day we declared we didn't want to call our food any of these things!

Bangers & biscuits: your guide to translating British food slang

"American language vs the British language. People of Britain call items weird things compared to here in the United States. The creators of the ENGLISH language can call things whatever the fuck we want, thanks!

Ordering awkwardly named menu items. YES IKR sometimes I purposely not order those

I either read this in an incredibly British accent or a southern American one. There is no inbetween

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