Fiona

Baby Name of the Day: Fiona

January 25, 2012

She’s the princess-ogre in Shrek, an Irish(ish) option with an appealing sound. Thanks to Melissa for suggesting Fiona as our Baby Name of the Day.

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Sunday Summary: Happy Fourth of July!

July 4, 2010

For those of you in the US, Happy Independence Day! There will be no Baby Name of the Day on Monday, but national-holiday/great-excuse-for-a-cookout or no, I couldn’t let a Sunday go past without the news. I’m going to flip the starbaby info to the top. If you recognize Diego Luna, he of Milk and Y […]

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Baby Name of the Day: Winola

March 30, 2010

She’s a true rarity with a disputed meaning but a strangely appealing vibe. Thanks to Emma for suggesting Winola as Name of the Day.

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Miss World 2009

December 12, 2009

If you happened to be channel surfing early Saturday morning (on the East Coast of the US, anyhow), you might’ve caught Miss World 2009, broadcast live from South Africa. Or was that just me? I’m not into beauty pageants, but I stopped and watched, eager to hear contestants’ names.

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The Yea or Nay Round-Up: Lucky Seven Edition

November 14, 2009

As I looked at the stats from last week’s Yea or Nay: Loretta post, I wondered – how have the featured names performed?

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Name of the Day: Phaedra

July 15, 2009

If Phoebe and Daphne are on the rise, why not this equally phabulous choice? Thanks to Mia and Nescharia for suggesting Phaedra as Name of the Day.

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Spotlight: Fiona

January 25, 2008

Let’s suppose that you’re expecting a new baby girl in 2008, and you’ve always liked Sophia. But you’ve just learned that Sophia cracked the Top 10 last year, and shows no signs of slowing down. If you call your new little dear by this pretty and meaningful name, she may very well be one of […]

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