While some moms give their daughters monikers after their own, it's not nearly as common as it is for fathers. Many traditional families name their sons after their fathers simply adding Junior, the third, etc. after the name.
Famous chef Giada de Laurentiis is considering naming her daughter–to–be Jade, which is the American way of saying Giada. While it's the same meaning, it's different enough to stand on its own.
Would you make your child your namesake?
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