Baby Name of the Day: Nolan

February 12, 2011

He’s a lively Irish surname associated with the most American of pastimes. Thanks to Carolyn for suggesting one of the options she’s considering for her baby on the way. Our Baby Name of the Day is Nolan.

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Sunday Summary: 2/6/11

February 6, 2011

This is all kinds of intriguing – check out The Board: An Unofficial Guide to The Bump’s baby name forum. First, because there’s great content. I watched Rant 55: All Your Kids Are Named the Same Thing twice. And, okay, I’m hugely flattered to be on their Best Blogs list. But it is especially interesting […]

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Baby Name of the Day: Zoltan

April 8, 2010

There’s Xavier and Zane and Zander, too.

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Name of the Day: Jesse

April 7, 2009

It brings to mind outlaws and athletes, but he’s impeccably Biblical, too. Thanks to Photoquilty for suggesting Jesse as Name of the Day.

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The Myth of the Normal Name

March 1, 2008

Visit nearly any baby name forum and it’s amazing how often you’ll hear variations on one comment: Give your kid a normal name! What’s more dazzling is that this criticism can be in response to nearly any choice – from a chart topper like Ava or Aiden, to standards like Henry or Beatrix. I’d like […]

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