Kalan: Baby Name of the Day

May 28, 2014

Invent a name, and you might find it surprisingly rich with meaning. Thanks to Melissa for suggesting her son’s name as our Baby Name of the Day: Kalan.

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Florin: Baby Name of the Day

May 27, 2014

Looking for a botanical name for a boy?  Here’s an intriguing idea. Thanks to Bertram Bergamot for suggesting Florin as our Baby Name of the Day.

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Vienna: Baby Name of the Day

May 21, 2014

Take a storied European city, add a reality show twist, and this place name becomes a possibility. Thanks to Lila for suggesting Vienna as our Baby Name of the Day.

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Edelweiss: Baby Name of the Day

May 20, 2014

I hear this one and immediately think of The Sound of Music.  But lately, it’s on the list of daring possibilities for baby namers. Thanks to Simone for suggesting our Baby Name of the Day: Edelweiss.

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Oda: Baby Name of the Day

May 8, 2014

Short names are all the rage, but this one hasn’t been heard from since the 1910s. Thanks to Colleen for suggesting Oda as our Baby Name of the Day.

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Evolet: Baby Name of the Day

May 6, 2014

A hit movie can launch a name, but so can an obscure, not terribly successful one. Thanks to Christine for suggesting Evolet as our Baby Name of the Day.

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Millaray: Baby Name of the Day

May 1, 2014

At first glance, she’s a smoosh of two girls’ names on the rise in 2014.  But there’s much more to this possibility. Thanks to Bertram Bergamot for suggesting Millaray as our Baby Name of the Day.

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Gwyneth: Baby Name of the Day

April 30, 2014

Odds are that you see this name and immediately think: What’s Apple’s mom up to now?  But there’s so much more to this name! Thanks to Erin for suggesting Gwyneth as our Baby Name of the Day.

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Sylvie: Baby Name of the Day

April 24, 2014

A while back, I asked if Sylvia was ready for a comeback.  My favorite response was from Liann: “I like Sylvia, but I LOVE Sylvie.” Thanks to Elise for suggesting our Baby Name of the Day.

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Tansy: Baby Name of the Day

April 21, 2014

Editor’s note: This post was originally published on August 30, 2011.  It was substantially revised and re-posted on April 21, 2014.   She’s a floral choice as dear as Daisy, as unexpected as Azalea. Thanks to Fran for suggesting Tansy as our Baby Name of the Day – and to Bertram Bergamot for suggesting she […]

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