Baby Name of the Day: Citlali

July 14, 2011

There’s Luna and Stella. Skylar and Haley, too. How would this celestial appellation wear on a child? Thanks to Claire for suggesting Citlali as our Baby Name of the Day.

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Baby Name of the Day: Caleb

June 30, 2011

How can a Top 100 boys’ name borrowed from a faithful Biblical figure be so very controversial? Thanks to Kelly for suggesting the surprisingly complex Caleb as our Baby Name of the Day.

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Baby Name of the Day: Calyx

May 9, 2011

She’s a frills-free mythological choice with a certain flair. Thanks to Taylor for suggesting Calyx as our botanical Baby Name of the Day.

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Baby Name of the Day: Camden

February 28, 2011

Cross Cameron with London and you’ll end up with this rapidly rising choice. Thanks to Tracy for suggesting the only name her husband likes. Our Baby Name of the Day is Camden.

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Sunday Summary: 8/29/10

August 29, 2010

My week at the beach was spent listening for names (well, there was ice cream and sand and a giant waterslide called the Hippo) but I didn’t hear much. There was a Veronica nicknamed Vera, but mostly it was the pleasant Top 100 assortment of Ethan, Dylan, Emma, Riley, Noah, Chloe, Caleb, Jackson, Zachary, Ellie, […]

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Sunday Summary: 5/30/10

May 30, 2010

For those of you in the US, Happy Memorial Day weekend!

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Sunday Summary: 1/24/10

January 24, 2010

Before I move on to the weekly sum-up, one quick piece of business: I only approve comments written in English, regardless of whether or not I understand the comment. (Make that especially when I don’t understand the comment.) On to the names: I’ve finally spotted it on Yahoo!Answers – the dreadful, but inevitable marriage of […]

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Sunday Summary: July 5, 2009

July 5, 2009

For those of you in the US, I hope you had a firecracker of a holiday! The big starbaby news of the week was the reveal of Tobey Maguire’s son’s name: Otis Tobias, little brother to Ruby Sweetheart. Other celeb news: Cobie Smulders of How I Met Your Mother welcomed a daughter, Shaelyn Cado; Baywatch/Playboy […]

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Hurricane Names

June 3, 2009

It’s not really baby naming news – it’s meteorological, potentially catastrophic even. And yet I can’t resist posting the 2009 list of Hurricane Names.

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Sunday Summary: 2/15/09

February 15, 2009

Happy Valentine’s weekend. We’ve had a bumper crop of starbabies this past week: First, there’s the surprisingly restrained Sarah Brianna from KISS’ Paul Stanley; Then there’s the nickname-named Charlie Axel from Tiger Woods. Since his daughter is Sam Alexis, I suppose they pair together well. But I just can’t imagine not putting Charles and Samantha […]

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