Baby Name of the Day: Chance

January 19, 2011

If you’re a gambler by nature, this single-syllable name might be just right for your son. Thanks to Emily for suggesting Chance as our Baby Name of the Day.

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Sunday Summary: 10/17/10

October 17, 2010

I’m on a reality television kick. (Right, well, it’s worse than usual.) How can I not, with names like Truely on Sister Wives and Bret Michaels’ daughters Raine and Jorja on his new series. Will the trio of real life monikers become the new Destiny, Skye, and Alivia? Or will the trends take us elsewhere? […]

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Baby Name of the Day: Soleil

June 1, 2010

Think June and Ruby are too retro?

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Name of the Day: Honoria

February 26, 2010

Some virtue names are simply words found in any dictionary.

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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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Name of the Day: Vesper

December 24, 2009

Would you name your daughter after a Bond girl? Thanks to Shelby for suggesting this seasonally appropriate choice.

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Sunday Summary: 12/20/09

December 20, 2009

‘Tis the season for popcorn.

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Starbaby Round-Up: Adele, Roman, Holden and More

July 14, 2009

I just can’t wait ’til Sunday! A few starbaby names popped up in the past few days: Molly Ringwald has welcomed twins Adele Georgiana and Roman Stylianos. They join big sis Mathilda Ereni at home. I’ve loved Molly since Pretty in Pink, and I like her naming style. And yet, may I just say – […]

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Alphabet: D is for Girls

May 4, 2008

It’s been some time since we tripped through our Naming Dictionaries searching for material for an alphabet post – too long!

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The Myth of the Normal Name

March 1, 2008

Visit nearly any baby name forum and it’s amazing how often you’ll hear variations on one comment: Give your kid a normal name! What’s more dazzling is that this criticism can be in response to nearly any choice – from a chart topper like Ava or Aiden, to standards like Henry or Beatrix. I’d like […]

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