Sunday Summary: 5/15/11

May 15, 2011

Since I’ve starting writing AppMtn, I’ve learned that I can usually tell you why a name rose – hindsight is 20/20 – but I cannot tell you, with any certainty, which names will make the US Top 1000 in the year 2020. I can say, with some confidence, that the majority of the names in […]

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Starbaby News: Welcome Moroccan and Monroe!

May 4, 2011

The names are out!

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Sunday Summary: 2/27/11

February 27, 2011

I’m a television addict under the best of circumstances. But when I’m under the weather? I’m incorrigible. The TV stays on 24/7. I’ve just recovered from the sickest I’ve been in years, and here are my hastily scribbled notes from a few days’ with the remote in one hand and Puffs-plus in the other: A […]

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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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Starbaby News: Welcome Chaplin Haddow

August 13, 2010

Harlow made waves. Bardot was talked about everywhere. Ready for yet another Hollywood surname promoted to the first spot? Actress Ever Carradine welcomed daughter Chaplin Haddow on August 9. Carradine comes from a long line of actors, and her own given name is pretty unusual. But still, Chaplin seems likely to raise a few eyebrows. […]

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Name of the Day: Vita

January 20, 2010

A trio of starbaby sightings combined with that fashionable V calls the question: is this name the new Ava? Thanks to Photoquilty for suggesting Vita as Name of the Day.

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Starbaby News: Welcome Charlotte Grace

September 23, 2009

Just weeks after former vampire David Boreanz welcomed the outlandishly-named Bardot Vita, former vampire slayer Sarah Michelle Gellar and husband Freddie Prinze, Jr. bestowed the decidedly normal Charlotte Grace on their new arrival. Charlotte ranked #87 in the US last year; Grace has been in the Top Twenty in recent years, but last year slipped […]

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Sunday Summary: 9/6/09

September 6, 2009

The big news of the week? The birth of Bardot Vita Boreanaz, a sister for Jaden Rayne. Prepare to see Bardot featured in plenty of year-end lists of wacky celeb baby names. In other news: Did anyone catch the tiny baby name mention during last Sunday’s ep of Mad Men? When Jennifer Crane and Betty […]

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Starbaby News: Please Welcome Bardot Boreanaz

September 1, 2009

I like David Boreanaz. I liked him as a vampire, and I love him on Bones. So much that I graciously overlooked it when he named his son Jaden Rayne. But he and wife Jaime have just announced the birth of their newborn daughter. And her name? Is Bardot. Bardot Vita. Which leaves me wondering […]

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