Lulu: Getting to Lulu from Lucienne, Tallulah & More

December 15, 2011

A few weeks ago, we looked at Coco, a spirited short form of … what, exactly? You can visit that post to consider your options. Today, we turn our attention to another of the names so nice you say them twice: Lulu.

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Sunday Summary: 5/29/11

May 29, 2011
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Baby Name of the Day: Susan

January 10, 2011

She was a Top Ten pick for more than two decades.  Can she still sound fresh today? Thanks to Kelly for suggesting Susan as our Baby Name of the Day.

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Sunday Summary: 12/12/10

December 12, 2010

I’m always surprised when I realize that Valerie remains so popular.  She ranked #138 in 2009, not too far from her peak of #60 in 1959.  Nothing against the name – I know some lovely women who answer to Valerie – but it makes me think of The Monkees.  (Though the song title is “Valleri” […]

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Baby Name of the Day: Lucienne

December 3, 2010

Take the terribly current Lucy, add in some French flair and you’ll have today’s pick. Thanks to Darja for suggesting her daughter’s middle name as our Baby Name of the Day: Lucienne.

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Sunday Summary: 10/24/10

October 24, 2010

Is there a baby names arms race? I happen to be writing from New York City, just a week after the Health Department released their 2009 stats proclaiming Isabella and Jayden top of the charts. Yawn. But then the Wall Street Journal’s Metropolis blog interviewed Baby Name Wizard’s Laura Wattenberg on the results. Two things […]

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Baby Name of the Day: Lourdes

September 28, 2010

She’s a deeply spiritual place of pilgrimage, and a serious starbaby name. Thanks to Kelleita for suggesting Lourdes as Baby Name of the Day.

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Name of the Day: Louisa

March 12, 2010

She’s a gentle antique with a literary vibe, but her spunky nicknames lend her a thoroughly modern air. Thanks to Alicia and Kim for suggesting Louisa as Name of the Day.

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