Trends for Girls from the 2010 SSA Results

May 5, 2011

The Social Security Administration released their Top 1000 names today.

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Sunday Summary: 1/9/11

January 9, 2011

I had lunch with a mom-to-be friend of mine last week.

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Baby Name of the Day: Eli

December 8, 2010

He’s one of the Biblical boys, an Old Testament figure found on every fashionable playground. Thanks to Melissa for suggesting Eli as Baby Name of the Day.

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Baby Name of the Day: Tracy

July 22, 2010

Is it a boys’ name appropriated by girls?

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Baby Name of the Day: Bridger

July 19, 2010

If kids can be Brooklyn and River, why not this one? Thanks to Urban Angel for suggesting Bridger as Baby Name of the Day.

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Sunday Summary: 6/20/10

June 20, 2010

Happy Father’s Day!

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Sunday Summary: 4/25/10

April 25, 2010

The price of a blog with growing readership?

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In Defense of Atlas and Apple: Ten Reasons Unusual Names Aren’t a Problem

April 5, 2010

Last February, I posted In Defense of Emma and Ethan: Ten Good Reasons to Use a Common Name. While reviewing what I’d written in 2009, I realized that I’d never laid out the case for uncommon names. Need I state the obvious? I rather like names that you don’t hear everyday. And so here are […]

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Baby Name of the Day: Beau

March 31, 2010

He’s an old school fashionista, a gambler and a Southern gentleman, too. Today’s Baby Name of the Day is Beau.

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Name of the Day: Olwen

January 8, 2010

If Olive and Opal are fashionable choices, why not this Welsh appellation? Thanks to Hanalise and Corinne for suggesting Olwen as Name of the Day.

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