Colette: Baby Name of the Day

April 2, 2011

She’s saintly, literary, and on trend. Best of all, she’s been out of the US rankings for three decades. Colette is a special Saturday Name of the Day for expectant mom Laura.

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Baby Name of the Day: Lovett

February 14, 2011

It’s a heart-shaped surname worn by a singer who is best known for being jilted. Thanks to Nicole for suggesting Lovett as our Baby Name of the Day.

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Baby Name of the Day: Amoret

January 25, 2011

Take one part

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Baby Name of the Day: Miette

January 13, 2011

You might call your daughter Cupcake, but odds are there is something far more formal on her birth certificate.  But what if your first language isn’t English, and you just plain like the way Cupcake sounds for your daughter born in Borneo or Bahrain or Brussels? Thanks to Emiley for suggesting an option that might […]

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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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Sunday Summary: 1/2/11

January 2, 2011

Happy New Year!  The holidays are always a great chance to catch up with people you haven’t seen for a while.  I discovered an old friend is now dad to a daughter called Ada Maple.  And I heard that several friends-of-friends and cousins-twice-removed are expecting.  In every case, I made sure to offer my sincere […]

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Baby Name of the Day: Brietta

December 2, 2010

This might be the most unusual name inspiration featured here yet … and that’s saying something! Thanks to Colleen for suggesting Brietta as our Baby Name of the Day.

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Name of the Day: Juliet

March 4, 2010

She’s a doomed romantic teenager, an eternal reminder that teenagers fall in love hard. Thanks to Melissa for suggesting Juliet as Name of the Day.

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2009: Most Popular Girls' Names at AppMtn

December 30, 2009

If you’ve reviewed the Top 20 Boys’ Names of the Day, you might recall that it was a mix of names that are, indeed, rising in use for our sons and those that are probably mere curiosities. The girls’ list tends more towards the wearable, but there are a few surprises.

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Name of the Day: Bridget

December 5, 2008

On the heels of Deirdre, we have another Irish mythological choice – one we expect to gain modestly in the coming years. Thanks to Photoquilty for suggesting Bridget as our Name of the Day.

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