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Baby Name of the Day: Bethany

July 21, 2011

She’s a Biblical village, and a reality superstar. Thanks to Clio for suggesting Bethany as our Baby Name of the Day.

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Baby Name of the Day: Aveline

July 13, 2011

Depending on your perspective, she’s either a nouveau spin on current favorites, or a medieval rarity prime for a comeback. Thanks to Kayleigh for suggesting Aveline as our Baby Name of the Day.

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Baby Name of the Day: Linda

May 26, 2011

She skyrocketed from obscurity to the #1 spot in the US. Thanks to Kelly for this suggestion. With a happy birthday to Nameberry co-founder Linda Rosenkrantz, our Baby Name of the Day is Linda.

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Baby Name of the Day: Annina

March 28, 2011

She’s an operatic elaboration, instantly transforming Ann from straightforward classic to exotic appellation. Thanks to Emily for suggesting her childhood friend’s name for our Baby Name of the Day: Annina.

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Sunday Summary: 3/20/11

March 20, 2011

Here’s my absolute favorite thing to get in my email inbox: birth announcements. There were two last week, complete with pictures! I really, truly appreciate them and won’t pass them on unless you expressly note that I can share them here. Thank you! Speaking of birth announcements, I was scrolling through a random list and […]

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Sunday Summary: 2/6/11

February 6, 2011

This is all kinds of intriguing – check out The Board: An Unofficial Guide to The Bump’s baby name forum. First, because there’s great content. I watched Rant 55: All Your Kids Are Named the Same Thing twice. And, okay, I’m hugely flattered to be on their Best Blogs list. But it is especially interesting […]

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Baby Name of the Day: Gillian

December 14, 2010

She’s a medieval spin on the evergreen Julia, a name that first found favor in the 20th century. Thanks to Photoquilty for suggesting Gillian as our Baby Name of the Day.

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Baby Name of the Day: Annemarie

October 28, 2010

    She’s a traditional compound name, but she’s fallen out of favor in recent years. Thanks to Stephanie for suggesting Annemarie as Baby Name of the Day.

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Baby Name of the Day: Nan

September 10, 2010

She’s as simple as Mae, as retro as Nell. Thanks to Nan for suggesting her own appellation for Baby Name of the Day.

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A to Z: Single Syllable Names for Girls

August 14, 2010

Confession: I play name games. When stuck cooling my heels waiting for something, or in a meeting so deadly dull I think my soul might leave my body, I find my pen scrawling names. Here’s a recent one – an A-to-Z list of Single Syllable Names for Girls. I stalled out on a few letters. […]

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