Baby Name of the Day: Wayne

April 22, 2011

He was a workhorse of a name, once solidly established in the US Top 100, but now fading fast. Thanks to Lola for suggesting Wayne as our Baby Name of the Day.

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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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Baby Name of the Day: Vera

April 14, 2010

Can an Oscar-nominated actress take this choice from ditzy diner waitress to Hollywood glam? Thanks to

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Sunday Summary: 11/8/09

November 8, 2009

So not only did SJP and Matthew Broderick have twins, they’ve generated double the press with their name choices. First came the announcement that the girls were named Marion Loretta Elwell and Tabitha Hodge.

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Yea or Nay: Loretta

November 6, 2009

Remember when SJP and Matthew Broderick named their twins Marion and Tabitha and name fans everywhere went huh?

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Sunday Summary: 6/28/09

June 28, 2009

The big news from the week was the birth of the SJP/Matthew Broderick twins.

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Name of the Day: Mariana

March 29, 2009

She’s an intriguing place name and a poem by Tennyson, too. Thanks to Katheryn for suggesting Mariana as Name of the Day.

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Name of the Day: Marian

February 3, 2009

Sometimes a name manages to be both romantic and strong – but there aren’t many! Thanks to JNE and Emmy Jo for suggesting a Name of the Day that offers this rare combination: Marian.

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