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: Ligeia

January 5, 2011

Hoping to raise a Goth supermodel?  This could bet the choice for you. Thanks to Emilie for suggesting Ligeia as our Baby Name of the Day.

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Starbaby News: Welcome Stella Zavala

October 24, 2010

Did you enter Nameberry’s Guess the Matt Damon Baby Name Contest? I didn’t check, but I’m almost certain someone got it exactly right. Matt Damon and wife Luciana have welcomed a daughter, Stella Zavala. Stella joins big sisters Gia, Isabella, and Alexa at home. I wasn’t expecting anything too daring from the Damons, but I’ll […]

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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: 9/20/09

September 20, 2009

There’s a theme to this Sunday Summary, methinks: First up, Hope Edelman guested over at Nameberry about seeing a name scrawled on a mailbox late in her pregnancy, and knowing that someone (other than the graffiti artist) was sending her a sign. Check out the whole story – Maya’s name was truly meant to be; […]

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Starbaby Summer Round-Up: Which Celeb Parents Made the Best Choice?

September 13, 2008

It’s still hot and humid in Metro DC, but Target has Halloween costumes in stock. Must be the end of summer. Now is as good a time as any to look back at the new little famous people who have joined the planet since Memorial Day – and try out Poll Daddy. So please vote […]

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Starbaby News: Please Welcome Gia Zavala

August 21, 2008

Matt Damon and his wife Luciana welcomed their new daughter, Gia Zavala, yesterday. Mom and baby are both doing well. Thanks to Another for the news alert! Gia joins big sister Isabella, as well as Alexia, Luciana’s daughter from a prior marriage. No word yet on the thinking behind the name. It’s less conventional than […]

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