A baby name expert has recently coined the term ‘raindrop names’ for certain monikers, and honestly we could not love it more. Not only does ‘raindrop names’ sound beautiful – the names themselves have some specific guidelines to ensure they can truly be considered ‘raindrop’.
“A ‘raindrop name’ shows its liquid form by packing two or more syllables into four or fewer letters. Its consonant sounds maintain a smooth and tranquil surface. No hisses, no sharp stops, just M, L, N, R and Y,” Laura Wattenberg says.
Here are some of our favourite raindrop names that have been popular in recent years.
This much-loved Arabic name has power-packed meanings – ‘supreme’ or ‘exalted’. It passes the liquid-sounding raindrop test in just three letters.
This post was originally published on 31 May 2018