Bristol: Baby Name of the Day

Jeanne Sager
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Sarah Palin and her crew certainly have made news with their unusual name choices, but eldest daughter Bristol Palin has a name sister in my neck of the woods.

The first Bristol I met is now in her early teens and unlike one of our nation's best known pregnant teens, was not named for an Alaskan bay.

And taking away the relationship, I love the name.

Bristol for a girl in particular is certainly unique (not ranked on the Baby Name Finder), and has a British ring to it -- and I'll cop to being a total Anglophile.

The Baby Name Wizard suggests B, Bri, Tolie, Bris as nicknames, but the latter gives me all sorts of circumcision jokes.

What do you think of this one?

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