Nature Babes

Nova: Baby Name of the Day

January 1, 2015

View image | gettyimages.com Happy New Year!  Today’s choice is perfect for a baby born on January 1st. Thanks to Melanie and Kelly for suggesting Nova as our Baby Name of the Day.

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Briallen: Baby Name of the Day

December 29, 2014

This post was originally published on June 26, 2009.  It was substantially revised and re-posted on December 29, 2014. Don’t you love finding names rare with roots, ones that would work well in English today, and yet are almost completely unknown? Gold stars to Photoqulity for suggesting Briallen as Baby Name of the Day.

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Blaise: Baby Name of the Day

December 22, 2014

This post was originally published on January 3, 2009.  It was substantially revised and re-posted on December 22, 2014. Despite a bold, modern sound, this name has history galore. Thanks to Mariuccia for suggesting the Name of the Day: Blaise.

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Wilbur: Baby Name of the Day

December 17, 2014

Today is the 111th anniversary of the Wright Brothers’ trailblazing flight at Kitty Hawk – a date I always remember because it’s my son’s birthday!   Today’s post goes out with a Happy Birthday to my dearest Alex – and a wish that you take risks and fly and sometimes crash.  And then soar. A […]

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Chayton: Baby Name of the Day

December 10, 2014

#144915557 / gettyimages.com Take the classic Clayton, mix in a dash of Chase, and you’ll arrive at this unusual name. Thanks to Amy for suggesting her son’s name as our Baby Name of the Day: Chayton.

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Esmeralda: Baby Name of the Day

December 1, 2014

Eva Mendes and Ryan Gosling didn’t release their daughter’s name for weeks, but it was worth the wait! Celebrity Baby Name Week 2014 kicks off with Esmeralda as our Baby Name of the Day.

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Baby Name Help: Naming a Southern Babe!

November 8, 2014

Name Help is a new series at Appellation Mountain. Every Saturday, one reader’s name questions will be discussed. We’re relying on thoughtful comments from the community to help expectant parents narrow down their name decisions. Thank you in advance for sharing your insight! Giacor is expecting her first at the end of December.  They’ve chosen […]

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Baby Name Help: A Middle Name for Vincent

October 25, 2014

Baby Name Help is a new series at Appellation Mountain. Every Saturday, one reader’s name questions will be discussed. We’re relying on thoughtful comments from the community to help expectant parents narrow down their name decisions. Thank you in advance for sharing your insight! Colleen writes: We have one son, Zachariah Tom.  We are expecting a […]

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Starling: Baby Name of the Day

October 14, 2014

It’s a bird … and maybe a baby name, too. Thanks to Katie for suggesting Starling as our Baby Name of the Day.

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Elowen: Baby Name of the Day

October 13, 2014

#492213965 / gettyimages.com This post was originally published on February 4, 2010.  It was substantially revised and re-published on October 13, 2014. A foreign import, a nature name and an unexpected way to get to an all-the-rage nickname? What’s not to love? Thanks to Corinne for suggesting Elowen as our Baby Name of the Day.

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