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Are You Ready for Some Football?

By Amy Soukup and Melinda Carstensen |

Are You Ready For Some Football? Names inspired by the American sport


Origin: English
Meaning: God will increase

With a name like Joe Montana, how could a guy not become an American legend? Now a retired football quarterback, Joe spent most of his NFL career with the San Francisco 49ers. Montana won all four of the Super Bowls he started in — who else can boast that? Give your little guy the name of this football great, and maybe he will adopt one of Joe’s many awesome nicknames — Joe Cool, Golden Joe, or Comeback Joe.

About Amy Soukup and Melinda Carstensen


Amy Soukup and Melinda Carstensen

Launched in December 2006, Babble has a National Magazine Award nomination for Best Overall Website (opposite and a Folio magazine award for Best Online Magazine (beating out everyone but Time magazine named it one of the Top 50 websites of 2010. Babble was acquired by The Walt Disney Company in November, 2011. Read bio and latest posts → Read Amy Soukup and's latest posts →

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