Baby Name of the Day: Arabella

July 22, 2011

Nicole requested this frilly, feminine confection ages ago – and she’s very much in the news this week. With congratulations to Ivanka and Jared, today’s Baby Name of the Day is Arabella.

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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: Frederica

June 3, 2010

It’s a name so clunky it might just be cool. Thanks to Paul for suggesting our Baby Name of the Day: Frederica.

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Sunday Summary: 1/3/10

January 3, 2010

It’s the first Sunday Summary of 2010. Happy New Year! Congratulations to Chanara and her family as they celebrate their first New Year’s Day with new daughter Rosemary Amelie Belle. Now, on to the random name spotting: Hat tip to Photoquilty for the heads up on Today’s story about bizarre baby names, including Marijuana Pepsi. […]

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Yea or Nay: Belsante

November 23, 2009

I can’t remember where I first spotted Belsante, but she sometimes appears among rare medieval variants for Isobel.

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Sunday Summary: 10/4/09

October 4, 2009

As part of our Birthday Fun Weekend, we took the kids off to Build-A-Bear Workshop. Actually, Aly built a bear dog. There was stuffing and fluffing and convincing us that yes, his bear dog absolutely needed ice skates. And then we got to the moment – naming the bear dog. After several suggestions were rejected […]

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Simple, Sweet and Stuck in the Middle

May 8, 2008

We’ve written about middle names before. But today, we’ve decided to offer a fairly simple list for your consideration. While many of these are gender neutral, this list was compiled with girls in mind. For decades, parents have stuffed an unimaginative Anne or Lynne between the first and last names. More recently, Grace and Rose […]

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