Esme: Baby Name of the Day

October 22, 2012

Editor’s note: This post was originally published on May 23, 2008.  It was substantially revised and re-posted on October 22, 2012. The bookshelf gave us this name, and the bookshelf could take her away, too. Thanks to Natalie for suggesting today’s Baby Name of the Day: Esme.

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Baby Name of the Day: Estée

July 11, 2011

As the search for appellations français continues, here’s a rarity that just might appeal. Thanks to Photoquilty for suggesting Estée as our Baby Name of the Day.

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Trends for Girls from the 2010 SSA Results

May 5, 2011

The Social Security Administration released their Top 1000 names today.

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Baby Name of the Day: Ismay

April 5, 2011
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Sunday Summary: 1/9/11

January 9, 2011

I had lunch with a mom-to-be friend of mine last week.

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Baby Name of the Day: Amance

December 1, 2010

Today’s choice is a rarity, a name all but gone – but Jennifer overheard her in a park a few weeks ago. Our Baby Name of the Day is Amance.

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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: 4/4/10

April 4, 2010

Happy Easter!

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2009: Most Popular Girls' Names at AppMtn

December 30, 2009

If you’ve reviewed the Top 20 Boys’ Names of the Day, you might recall that it was a mix of names that are, indeed, rising in use for our sons and those that are probably mere curiosities. The girls’ list tends more towards the wearable, but there are a few surprises.

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Name of the Day: Nola

December 11, 2009

She’s a big screen favorite and a world famous destination, too. Thanks to Tara for suggesting Nola as Name of the Day.

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