Emma: Baby Name of the Day

May 14, 2014

She’s a medieval queen, an action hero, and among the most beloved of literary heroines. Top Ten week continues with our Baby Name of the Day:¬†Emma.

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Emmaretta: Baby Name of the Day

December 5, 2012

Emma is a huge hit, while this musical name is barely a whisper. Thanks to E.W. for suggesting Emmaretta as our Baby Name of the Day.

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Baby Name of the Day: Ella

July 7, 2011

Hello, Ella. Where did you come from? Thanks to Ivy for suggesting our Baby Name of the Day – the short, sweet Ella.

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In Defense of Riley Anne and Evan Marie: Ten Reasons Boys’ Names on Girls Are Not a Sign of End Times

July 2, 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: 6/19/11

June 19, 2011

Happy Father’s Day! Thanks to a gap between the end of the school year and the start of summer camp, we headed for Rehoboth Beach (Delaware, on the Atlantic) this past week.

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Baby Name of the Day: Annora

June 7, 2011

She’s a medieval rarity that would be right at home in today’s Top 100. Thanks to Christina for suggesting Annora as our Baby Name of the Day.

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Baby Name of the Day: Imelda

May 12, 2011

She brings to mind a shoe-shopping politician’s wife, but her roots are far deeper. Thanks to Christina for suggesting Imelda as our Baby Name of the Day.

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Baby Name of the Day: Akira

April 6, 2011

Expecting a little samurai?

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Colette: Baby Name of the Day

April 2, 2011

She’s saintly, literary, and on trend. Best of all, she’s been out of the US rankings for three decades. Colette is a special Saturday Name of the Day for expectant mom Laura.

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Baby Name of the Day: Emrys

March 25, 2011

Emmett is big for boys. Rhys, Reese, and Reece are on the rise for both genders. Here’s an obscure option that combines the best of both. Thanks to Shelby for suggesting Emrys as our Baby Name of the Day.

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