Baby Name of the Day: Livia

May 23, 2011

She’s a Roman

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Sunday Summary: 10/17/10

October 17, 2010

I’m on a reality television kick. (Right, well, it’s worse than usual.) How can I not, with names like Truely on Sister Wives and Bret Michaels’ daughters Raine and Jorja on his new series. Will the trio of real life monikers become the new Destiny, Skye, and Alivia? Or will the trends take us elsewhere? […]

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Sunday Summary: 8/8/10

August 8, 2010

It doesn’t matter if I’m at the dentist or the drugstore or Disney World, I’m always listening for names. One of my favorites namespotting locations is Franklin’s, our local brewpub/restaurant/toy store – is there any better combination? – because, of course, we’re all chasing our children around while we wait for a table. The other […]

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Baby Name of the Day: Aviva

April 1, 2010

Today’s choice sounds like an elaboration of the chart-topping Ava, but she also shares an intriguing quality with the equally popular

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In Defense of Isobel and Aiden: Ten Reasons to Embrace Variant Spellings

October 28, 2009

Head over to a baby naming website and suggest naming your baby-to-be Alivia. Or Jaxon. Some will applaud your choice and add that Alyveah and Jaxin are cute, too. Several will sigh, and ask what’s wrong with Olivia and Jackson. I’ll admit to a few snarky comments about Konner and Mackynzee. So maybe it sounds […]

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