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Kai: Baby Name of the Day

October 2, 2013

He’s part-surfer boy, part-medieval knight, an unusual single syllable turned modern staple. Thanks to Clio for choosing Kai as our Baby Name of the Day.

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Hezekiah: Baby Name of the Day

April 24, 2013

He’s an Old Testament appellation staging a modest comeback in the twenty-first century. Thanks to Kaeli for suggesting Hezekiah as our Baby Name of the Day.

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Sunday Summary: 6/12/11

June 12, 2011

Is it me, or was the coverage of Jennifer Connelly’s new daughter rather restrained?

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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: 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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Baby Name of the Day: Conrad

November 1, 2010

He’s been worn by a German saint, a famous hotelier, and a fictional pop star – and he’s showing the faintest signs of revival for newborn boys, too. Thanks to Annabel for suggesting Conrad as Baby Name of the Day.

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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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Name of the Day: Bede

January 19, 2010

He’s a seventh century monk, but his name sounds surprisingly modern. Thanks to Bewildertrix for suggesting Bede as Name of the Day.

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Elsewhere Online: Translate Your Choice for Just $1,678

November 17, 2009

According to Reuters, a new translation service is available for expecting parents. For just 1,000 pounds – that’s about US $1,678 – the firm will translate a name into 100 languages. The firm suggests this service will prevent parents from naming their kids things like Suri.

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Sunday Summary: 11/8/09

November 8, 2009

So not only did SJP and Matthew Broderick have twins, they’ve generated double the press with their name choices. First came the announcement that the girls were named Marion Loretta Elwell and Tabitha Hodge.

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