Harbor: Baby Name of the Day

Jeanne Sager

Photo from Beth Scullion
When I found out my friend Beth had named her daughter Harbor, I confess I was confused.

We're completely landlocked -- was this wishful thinking?

Actually, yes!

"Kris is infatuated with water," Beth says of her husband's name choice. "Harbor means place of security and comfort."

For the middle name, the couple went for Mary, Kris' mothers name.

"Her initials are HMS -- which also stands for Her Majesty Ship --another throwback to the great waters and ships that travel them," Beth explained.

Not crazy about the name at the beginning, Beth says it's grown on her, and I can't see our neighborhood looking at this cutie any other way.

Do you like names that come from hobbies?



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