6 Great Reasons to Use Family Names

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Once upon a time, family names were ever so common. Every Bill had a Billy. Mothers’ maiden names became firsts or middles. And in some circles, the idea of not naming your firstborn son after grandpa would have been just short of blasphemy. Those days are over, and for the most part, that’s a good thing. No […]

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John: Still the Number One Name?

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We all know that John was the #1 name for ages. A venerable classic, John’s history of use traces back to the New Testament. The name has faded over the last few generations, dropping from perpetual #1 to a still-common #26 in 2014. But if you look at the US Top 100, it could be that maybe – […]

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Look Back at 2013: New Names for Girls

New Names for Girls

In May 2015, the US Social Security Administration will release the official data on the most popular baby names given to children born in 2014. Let’s take a look back at the names that made their mark on the current list! First, the numbers: in 2013, 51 girls’ names and 45 boys’ names charted in […]

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Look Back at 2013: New Names for Boys

New Names for Boys

In May 2015, the US Social Security Administration will release the official data on the most popular baby names given to children born in 2014. Let’s take a look back at the names that made their mark on the current list! First, the numbers: in 2013, 45 boys’ names and 51 girls’ names charted in the […]

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