Mae

Mae: Baby Name of the Day

May 6, 2013

Editor’s note: This post was originally published on March 15, 2010.  It was revised and re-posted on May 6, 2013. She’s small but mighty, packing serious style into a mere three letters. Thanks to RockingFetal for suggesting Mae as Name of the Day.

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Fetching Names: Modern Spins on May

May 4, 2012

There have been plenty of posts about names inspired by the month.  And why not?  May is a great name, as is the more popular spelling Mae.  Nameberry’s recent list included any name that started with the sound, from Mabel to Macy.  And British Baby Names included all of the saints and symbols associated with […]

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Baby Name of the Day: Maple

February 20, 2012

Rowan, Willow, Linden, and … Maple? Yup, thanks to Jason Bateman and Amanda Anka, our Baby Name of the Day is Maple.

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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: Ziva

February 7, 2011

Today’s choice combines a zippy Z and a vibrant V, plus a great meaning. Thanks to Tara for suggesting Ziva as our Baby Name of the Day.

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Sunday Summary: 1/30/11

January 30, 2011

It strikes me that I’m now into my fourth year of writing at AppMtn.

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Sunday Summary: 12/19/10

December 19, 2010

I’m fascinated by names, but equally intrigued by the process we use to arrive at a name.  You can find countless real life conversations on message boards, but here are a few I spotted on parents’ personal blogs: Aidan at Ivy League Insecurities has a great list going for a third daughter, but my favorite […]

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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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Sunday Summary: 11/21/10

November 21, 2010

Congratulations to Kate of My Kids Eat Off the Floor on the birth of Juno Kate!  The amazing Kate has already sent in Juno’s name story, so look for it soon. So I’ve been doing more lurking, this time at Babyzone: Aven suggested for a boy, like Gavin without the G; McKelyn for a girl, […]

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Baby Name of the Day: Nan

September 10, 2010

She’s as simple as Mae, as retro as Nell. Thanks to Nan for suggesting her own appellation for Baby Name of the Day.

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