Brooklyn

Baby Name of the Day: Brooklyn

July 25, 2012

Two and a half million people call Brooklyn home, and in 2011, more than 7,000 baby girls were given the name.  I’m guessing that none of those 7,000 girls reside in New York – or at least not in Flatbush. The Hated Names series continues with a very popular place name.  Our Baby Name of […]

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Announcing Hated Names Week

June 30, 2012

Every year I take one week to choose all of the names, typically without input from anyone. This year, I had a slightly different idea.  I’ve really enjoyed writing about Cohen and Madison and Apple.  I typically discover there’s much to love aboutanyname, even one  that provokes strong feelings in others.  And so I’ve decided […]

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Starbaby News: Welcome Harper Seven Beckham

July 10, 2011

After speculation that they’d name their darling daughter Atlanta or Justice or Gucci or something startlingly unusual, the Beckhams, those ever-so daring baby namers, have dubbed their daughter Harper Seven. Harper wouldn’t be surprising most places in the US. Amongst the glamorous, she’s as average as Emily. Dave Grohl, Lisa Marie Presley, Neil Patrick Harris, […]

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Baby Name of the Day: Boston

July 4, 2011

Montana, Brooklyn, London. Is it a kindergarten roster or an atlas? Oh wait, Atlas is in the class, too … Thanks to Chantal for suggesting her son’s name as our Baby Name of the Day: Boston.

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Starbaby News: Welcome Moroccan and Monroe!

May 4, 2011

The names are out!

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Sunday Summary: 4/3/11

April 3, 2011

First, a long overdue congratulations to Carolyn on the birth of

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Baby Name of the Day: Verona

March 30, 2011

It’s the fair city of Romeo and his Juliet. How would it wear as a daughter’s name? Thanks to Fran for suggesting Verona as our Baby Name of the Day.

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Baby Name of the Day: Topanga

March 9, 2011

There’s Savannah and Brooklyn, London and Dakota, too. But Topanga? Thanks to Kristine for suggesting our Baby Name of the Day.

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Baby Name of the Day: Delia

November 18, 2010

She sounds like a nickname for Cordelia, but today’s choice has more in common with Delphine. Thanks to Haley and Caroline for suggesting Delia as Baby Name of the Day.

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Baby Name of the Day: Adelaide

November 12, 2010

She’s a regal antique boosted by her mega-popular nickname. Thanks to Annabel for suggesting Adelaide as Baby Name of the Day.

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