Catherine: Baby Name of the Day

February 26, 2013

She’s a classic, with one of most fascinating tales in all of name-dom. Thanks to Jaimia for suggesting Catherine as our Baby Name of the Day.

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Baby Name of the Day: Catalina

August 26, 2011

She’s a spin on the classic Katherine, and a popular island destination, too. Thanks to Laura for suggesting Catalina as our Baby Name of the Day.

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Baby Name of the Day: Esau

May 24, 2011

His twin brother’s name has been on top since 1999.

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Baby Name of the Day: Rayna

May 19, 2011

Today’s name falls somewhere between trendy nouveau coinages and undiscovered gems. Thanks to Racheli for suggesting Rayna as our Baby Name of the Day.

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Is C the new K?

April 28, 2011

Even if you’re not even a teensy, eensy bit interested in the royal wedding, it would be pretty tough to avoid the topic today.

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Baby Name of the Day: Rachel

February 11, 2011

She rocketed into the US Top Ten thanks to a sitcom, but this Biblical choice has far more staying power than many pop culture hits. Thanks to Kelly for suggesting Rachel as our Baby Name of the Day.

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Baby Name of the Day: Basia

October 12, 2010

Barbara is your aunt, the mom who called her daughters Ava and Madison. But this exotic nickname spin might just revive her from a middle aged slump. Thanks to Jana for suggesting Basia as 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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Baby Name of the Day: Blythe

September 15, 2010

She’s as cheerful as Felicity, as brief as Blair. Thanks to Rocking Fetal for suggesting Blythe as Baby Name of the Day.

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3 Things I’ve Learned About Names in 1,000 Posts

September 4, 2010

Drumroll, please … this is post #1,000, written over more than two and a half years. More than 700 of those posts are deep dives into one particular featured Name of the Day. Here’s a quick look at what I’ve learned over the past two-going-on-three years.

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