The word Savannah means “treeless plain” in Spanish, but there’s nothing plain about this Southern belle of a name. Savannah is a romantic and historical place name for a city known for its bustling riverfront, stately squares, Spanish moss and Southern hospitality. Look for the hidden Anna in Savannah, or gather inspiration from names in its colorful history and locales, like Tybee Island. Or take a page out of "Desperate Housewives" actress Marcia Cross's book and simply stick with Savannah for baby girl.
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This great-granddaughter of Queen Elizabeth II and daughter of Peter Phillips, and his wife, Autumn, inherited the royal family’s love of horses: The youngster rides and regularly attends equestrian events, just as her grandmother Anne and aunt Zara Tindall do. Savannah, who was born on December 29, 2010, has a name that sounds more modern than the traditional British names of her cousins, like George and Charlotte. Savannah, which mans “tall grassy plain,” has a little sister Isla, an equally unusual name.
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