Audrey: Baby Name of the Day

June 24, 2013

Editor’s note: This post was originally published on August 26, 2009.  It was substantially revised and re-posted on June 24, 2013. The most famous bearer of this name is a style icon and a noted humanitarian, too. Thanks to JNE for suggesting Audrey as Name of the Day – and to C in DC for […]

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Baby Name of the Day: Clark

July 27, 2011

First, he was a Hollywood leading man. Then he was Superman’s mild-mannered alter ego. Then along came the candy bar and the Griswolds … In honor of my dear dad, our Baby Name of the Day is Clark.

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Baby Name of the Day: Coco

July 25, 2011

Every year I take back the reigns during my birthday week and choose a few of the names to profile here at AppMtn. As it happens, my first pick was also suggested by Nicole. Today’s name of the day is Coco.

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Baby Name of the Day: Eliza

May 10, 2011

She’s the stylish short form of Elizabeth worn by the unforgettable Audrey Hepburn. Thanks to Lemon for suggesting Eliza as our Baby Name of the Day.

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Reader Baby Name Story: She Picked Her Own Name

May 7, 2011

My name is Courtney and this is the story about my daughter who is now eight months old. Her name is Sasha Lily. I had a girl’s name picked out years before I even got pregnant.Adelaide Helena. It’s so completely regal and seems like she could be a character in Canterbury Tales or a busty […]

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Baby Name of the Day: Humphrey

March 24, 2011

From a ninth century monk to a 21st century television show, with pit stops in Hollywood and the White House, this name has history aplenty. Thanks to Paul for suggesting our Baby Name of the Day: Humphrey.

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Baby Name of the Day: Marlon

March 21, 2011

He’s a Hollywood legend, but his first name is a little fishy. Thanks to Jennifer C. for suggesting Marlon as our Baby Name of the Day.

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Sunday Summary: 2/13/11

February 13, 2011

I took the kids to get their hair cut at our local Cartoon Cuts, which isn’t local at all – it requires a drive on the Beltway to Rockville Pike. While the kids were being coiffed, I flipped through a rack of personalized hair barrettes. The selection included the predictable Emma and Elizabeth, but also […]

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Baby Name of the Day: Hedy

December 27, 2010

It’s Liz’s week at Appellation Mountain! Her first choice is a sturdy German name mixed with a generous helping of Hollywood glam. Our Baby Name of the Day is the glamorous nickname Hedy.

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Baby Name of the Day: Ava

September 29, 2010

She’s Biblical, saintly, international, Hollywood-glam, and nature-themed, too.

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