In honor of this extra day, I'll be looking at names associated with the traditions and quirks of February 29th. Let's have some fun!
Notable February 29th Birthdays
Emmeline Wells - American activist
Jimmy Dorsey - American musician and bandleader
Balthus - Polish-French artist
Khaled - Algerian musician
Ja Rule - American rapper
St. Oswald's Day
Oswald: "divine power", nicknames Oz or Ozzy
Variations: Osvaldo, Ožbalt, Oswell, Ox
Names associated with Saint Oswald: Oda, Osulf, Frithegod, Osgar, Germanus, Oskytel, Æthelwine, Dunstan, Edgar, Benedict, Otto, Ethelred
Chinese Zodiac - 生肖
Leap years only occur in the years of the monkey, dragon and rat!
Names that mean "monkey": Hari, Harisha, Kapila, Hanuman, Harita
Names that mean "dragon": Draco, Drake, Long, Ryuu, Kaida, Tatsu
Names that mean "rat": Couldn't find any! Tell me your discoveries in the comments :)
Names associated with "jump": Pakuna, Springer, Alula, Horst, Sacheverell, Tallulah, Zophar
Enjoy your extra day!