Ellis: Baby Name of the Day

April 1, 2014

He’s a stylish surname name, with great meanings and an on-trend sound. Thanks to Emily for suggesting Ellis as our Baby Name of the Day.

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Sunday Summary: 7/3/11

July 3, 2011

Feeling feisty? Head to a message board and announce that you’re naming your daughter Addison. Or Quinn. Or Mason. Then run for cover. Sure, some people will respond positively. But depending on the forum, you could also find yourself accused of thievery, trendiness, and general bad taste. I’m sympathetic to parents who feel they can’t […]

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Sunday Summary: 1/23/10

January 23, 2011

Have you ever been someplace where you were supposed to be thinking about something entirely different, but your mind wandered and you found yourself pondering names instead? Please tell me I’m not the only one. I was at a memorial service for a lovely man on Saturday, a man whose life was jam-packed with adventure […]

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Baby Name of the Day: Mariska

December 21, 2010

She’s a Hungarian import boosted by a starbaby-turned-star. Thanks to Jen for suggesting her middle name as our Baby Name of the Day: Mariska.

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Baby Name of the Day: Cornelia

October 29, 2010

Not every nineteenth century name has made a comeback. Thanks to Photoquilty for suggesting the undiscovered Cornelia 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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Sunday Summary: 10/3/10

October 3, 2010

The longer I write, the less judgmental I become about names. Don’t get me wrong – many still astound me. While researching the upcoming Tate, I stumbled across Tatelyn, a name that seems appropriate only for the firstborn daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Potato Head. And yet, Charlotte recently mentioned Lecandro – surely the invention […]

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Sunday Summary: 3/28/10

March 28, 2010

Yesterday morning was The Great Magruder Park Egg Hunt in our town.

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Name of the Day: Theophilus

December 4, 2009

Think Dorothea and Theodosia are a bit much for girls?

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Sunday Summary: 11/1/09

November 1, 2009

I hope everyone had a spooktacular October 31.

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