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June 26, 2006

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The Freakonomics guys did a good chapter on the sociology of name trends, of course. The whole business of naming a new babys is so fraught with personal, familial, and societal implications that it's a wonder that children manage to get named at all. :-)

In Latin, Drusilla means, "Descendent of Druses." Druses, "The Strong One," was a Roman warrior who killed the Gallic chieftain Drausus in combat. In Greek, Drusilla means "Watered by the Dew." One out of every thousand baby girls in the U.S. is named Drusilla making it the 2,589th most popular female name in the country. For more info, go to www.drusilla.net.

Best Wishes,

Drusilla

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