Baby Name of the Day: Esau

May 24, 2011

His twin brother’s name has been on top since 1999.

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Sunday Summary: 5/22/11

May 22, 2011

After the one-two punch of Mariah Carey’s twins and the release of the US Top 1000, May is finally settling down. What do Peighton, Promise, and Katia have in common?

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Sunday Summary: 3/27/11

March 27, 2011

First, I’m incredibly excited to see who wins March Madness! Thanks to everyone who voted so far, and if you have not, please remember to weigh in: Boys’ Final and Girls’ Final. I thoroughly enjoyed compiling Rock’n’Roll Baby Names for Nameberry last week. This week’s list is equally edgy. Here’s a hint: Buffy is on […]

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Baby Name of the Day: Eli

December 8, 2010

He’s one of the Biblical boys, an Old Testament figure found on every fashionable playground. Thanks to Melissa for suggesting Eli as Baby Name of the Day.

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Sunday Summary: 9/12/10

September 12, 2010

Let’s start a handful of picks from pop culture: first, True Blood’s werewolf Alcide. He joined the cast in Season Three and will be back in Season Four. If Sookie recently attracted attention, how about this romantic French spin on the Greek Alcaeus? I’m also intrigued by Katniss, the heroine of the bestselling young adult […]

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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: 5/16/10

May 16, 2010

Conventional media is still abuzz with news that Jacob and Isabella are the most popular baby names in the US for 2009.

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Baby Name of the Day: Ruth

May 3, 2010

She’s Biblical and brief, and she’s been part of the US Top Ten before. Is she due for a comeback? Thanks to Kelly for suggesting our Baby Name of the Day, Ruth.

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Name of the Day: Campbell

March 9, 2010

It’s a Scottish clan and an iconic can.

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Sunday Summary: 10/18/09

October 18, 2009

First, congratulations to reader Photoqulity for a successful showing of her work Fuzzhead by DP at the Newport News Fall Festival of Folklife. Her bibs rock! Now, back to our regularly scheduled programming. True fact: I can recite the original text of Where the Wild Things Are. From memory. (And yet I regularly forget my […]

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