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Baby Name of the Day: Tennyson

March 31, 2011

The saintly Dennis had his day, but if you’re looking for a fresh spin on that classic appellation, here’s one option. Thanks to Amanda for suggesting the poetic Tennyson as our Baby Name of the Day.

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Baby Name of the Day: Cedric

December 31, 2010

Innogen became Imogen, and Amabel was whispered down the alley into Annabel.  Today’s choice is yet another name transformed over time. Liz’s week wraps up with the literary, heroic Cedric as our Baby Name of the Day.

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Sunday Summary: 9/18/10

September 19, 2010

Let’s begin with a random, rag-tag assortment of thoughts sparked by the arrival of a boy called Buddy Bear Maurice: Bewildertrix listed a bunch of possible names for the littlest Oliver, including Tex.

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Sunday Summary: 7/25/10

July 25, 2010

First, Happy Birthday to me. Well, actually, my birthday is tomorrow. And so I’ll be doing something I haven’t done since shortly after I started writing Name of the Day posts in May 2008 – I’m choosing the names. All week. And I’m starting with my discarded given name tomorrow. But enough about that. The […]

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Baby Name of the Day: Harry

June 17, 2010

British parents are mad about him. Will American moms and dads follow suit? Thanks to Charlotte for suggesting her father’s appellation as our Baby Name of the Day: Harry.

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Baby Name of the Day: Harold

May 4, 2010

Henry is hot.

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Baby Name of the Day: Dawson

April 27, 2010

The evergreen David has never left the US Top 50.

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Name of the Day: Samson

December 2, 2009

Delilah is hot, with her lilting l sounds and the chart-topping Plain White Tees single.

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Name of the Day: Harris

July 21, 2008

With so many parents putting last names first, it’s tempting to toss out your baby name book and pick up the White Pages instead. Granted, Tyler and Taylor are more expected – and easier to wear – than, say, Kowalski. But there’s a cluster of surnames that work particularly well as first names, precisely because […]

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