Anouk: Baby Name of the Day

September 11, 2014

Anna is a classic, heard in plenty of smooshes, elaborations, and countless variant forms.  Here’s one of the most intriguing possibilities. Thanks to Witchgreens for suggesting Anouk as our Baby Name of the Day.

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Ciel: Baby Name of the Day

August 28, 2014

Nature names are a huge category for baby names these days.  So are all things français.  No wonder, then, that a handful of French nature names are attracting attention. Thanks to Jen for suggesting Ciel as our Baby Name of the Day.

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Carmen: Baby Name of the Day

August 26, 2014

She’s a tragic operatic heroine, and Alec Baldwin’s new baby girl, too. Thanks to C in DC for suggesting Carmen as our Baby Name of the Day.

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Owen: Baby Name of the Day

August 25, 2014

This post was originally published on December 18, 2009.  It was substantially revised and re-posted on August 25, 2014. He’s a friendly, upbeat name very much in vogue today. Thanks to Bevin for suggesting Owen as our Baby Name of the Day.

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Sadie: Baby Name of the Day

August 21, 2014

This name was among the fastest risers in 2013, and she brings with her an entire style category. Thanks to Elisabeth for suggesting Sadie as our Baby Name of the Day.

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Eloise: Baby Name of the Day

August 18, 2014

This post was originally published on November 21, 2008.  It was substantially revised and re-posted on August 18, 2014. One of the most memorable children’s books begins with the heroine introducing herself: I am Eloise. I am six. I am a city child. I live at the Plaza. Kay Thompson’s pint-sized, über-privileged whirlwind of a […]

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Vale: Baby Name of the Day

August 14, 2014

There’s a new baby in town, and she comes with a brand new name. With congratulations to NBC News journalist Savannah Guthrie and Michael Feldman, our Baby Name of the Day is Vale.

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August: Baby Name of the Day

August 4, 2014

This post was originally published on August 14, 2008.  It was substantially revised and re-posted on August 4, 2014. It’s summertime, and the perfect moment to examine this seasonal appellation. Thanks to Arthur for suggesting August for today’s Baby Name of the Day.

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Sailor: Baby Name of the Day

July 31, 2014

Taylor was huge in the 1990s.  But how ’bout this similar-sounding, equally-occupational choice? Thanks to Rebecca for suggesting Sailor as our Baby Name of the Day.

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Rowan: Baby Name of the Day

July 16, 2014

Today’s post was originally published on February 2, 2010.  It was substantially revised and re-posted on July 16, 2014. Today’s choice is a nature name with a distinctly Irish lilt. Thanks to Kelly for suggesting Rowan as our Baby Name of the Day.

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