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10 Timeless baby names for your baby girl

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Chloe Mooradian - published on 05/14/18

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5. Penelope

Penelope is the name of the heroine in Homer’s Odyssey who stays true to her husband while he is away adventuring; as a girls’ name, Penelope has been in use since the 16th century. Nicknames: Nell, Penny, Lola, Poppy or Pippa.

6. Lydia

Unlike most of the names on this list, whose origins are English, Lydia is a name that is found in Asia Minor. The name also appears in the Bible — Lydia converts to Christianity through St. Paul. In literature, Lydia is the youngest Bennett sister in Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice. Nicknames for Lydia could include Lydie, Dee, Dia, or Lyd.

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