Sunday Summary: 3/20/11

March 20, 2011

Here’s my absolute favorite thing to get in my email inbox: birth announcements. There were two last week, complete with pictures! I really, truly appreciate them and won’t pass them on unless you expressly note that I can share them here. Thank you! Speaking of birth announcements, I was scrolling through a random list and […]

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Baby Name of the Day: Cindal

December 15, 2010

Any name as popular as Cynthia is bound to have spin-offs.  Here’s one of the more obscure. Thanks to Aimee for suggesting our Baby Name of the Day: Cindal.

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Sunday Summary: 11/14/10

November 14, 2010

I used to spend lots of time at Yahoo! Answers, dismayed at the number of posters planning to name their triplets Maddasynne, Mykailee, and Madduxx.  Or so they said.  Now I try to stay away, but every now and again, I slip.  During my last lurking foray, I found a lengthy list of names one […]

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Baby Name of the Day: Newton

October 15, 2010

He was fairly common in the nineteenth century. But today, with surnames and place names so in favor, why is no one using this brainy choice for their sons? Thanks to Sara A. for suggesting Newton as Baby Name of the Day.

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Sunday Summary: 9/5/10

September 5, 2010

For those of you in the US, hope you’re having a happy Labor Day weekend! There won’t be a Name of the Day post tomorrow, but there is something else headed your way. Fall brings with it the return of network television, which means lots of new character names to consider. Hellcats – heavily advertised […]

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Name of the Day: Kennedy

October 27, 2009

The family is American royalty. But does this surname still wear well in the first spot on a girl? How ’bout a boy? Thanks to Sara for suggesting Kennedy as Name of the Day.

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Name of the Day: Kendall

September 9, 2009

Ken was once big for boys. From Kenneth to Kent to Kennedy, the Ken-cluster was solidly masculine. But ever since the 90s, file today’s choice in the gender neutral column – if not gone to the girls entirely. Thanks to Laney McDonald for suggesting Kendall as Name of the Day.

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