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Daisy: Baby Name of the Day

March 13, 2013

She’s a lovely flower with a long history of use as a given name. Thanks to Kristin for suggesting Daisy as our Baby Name of the Day.

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Margaret: Baby Name of the Day

December 4, 2012

She’s an enduring classic, a name with ancient roots and a great meaning. Thanks to SoPeJo for suggesting Margaret as our Baby Name of the Day.

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Baby Name of the Day: Margot

August 5, 2011

She’s a medieval short form derived from a name made famous by a fourth century saint – and yet, she sounds completely at home in the 21st century. Thanks to Heather for suggesting Margot as our Baby Name of the Day.

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Baby Name of the Day: Greta

July 29, 2011

She’s a Hollywood legend, but parents have mostly left her alone. Thanks to Abbey for suggesting a choice that has long intrigued me. Our Baby Name of the Day is Greta.

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Sunday Summary: 7/10/11

July 10, 2011

Between writing about Scarlett the other day and finally reading The Help, I’ve had Southern names on the brain. Kathryn Stockett’s characters answer to names like Raleigh, Constantine, Eugenia and Mae Mobley – the “Southern double name” idea referenced by Nicole Kidman when explaining that her youngest daughter is called Faith Margaret, not just Faith. […]

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Baby Name of the Day: Polly

July 1, 2011

Nameberry called her freckle-faced, but she’s picked up an edge in recent years. Thanks to Claire for suggesting Polly as our Baby Name of the Day.

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Baby Name of the Day: Scarlett

June 29, 2011

She’s a vibrant name with a legendary literary namesake. Thanks to Ivy for suggesting Scarlett as our Baby Name of the Day.

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Baby Name of the Day: Annora

June 7, 2011

She’s a medieval rarity that would be right at home in today’s Top 100. Thanks to Christina for suggesting Annora as our Baby Name of the Day.

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Baby Name of the Day: Ileana

December 6, 2010

Looking for a Romanian heritage name other than Nadia?  Seeking an intriguing royal choice beyond Mary and Margaret? Thanks to Photoquilty for suggesting one option: our Baby Name of the Day, Ileana.

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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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