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Baby Name of the Day: Indie

March 10, 2011

It’s a versatile nickname, likely to bring to mind a fictional daredevil archeologist. Thanks to Carrie for suggesting her daughter Ingrid’s nickname. Our Baby Name of the Day is Indie.

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Sunday Summary: 10/31/10

October 31, 2010

Happy Halloween! More proof that I truly have a one-track mind: let’s start with two name-related thoughts, prompted by my kids’ costumes: There will be more little boys named Anakin in the future. Nancy tells us there were 117 in 2009 alone. Despite my insistence that Aly is Luke Skywalker, he keeps correcting me – […]

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Baby Name of the Day: Mozelle

September 20, 2010

At first glance, she’s Southern-fried, nearly Hee Haw.

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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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Sunday Summary: 6/21/09

June 21, 2009

Happy Father’s Day!

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Name of the Day: Minerva

November 29, 2008

She’s the goddess of wisdom, but would it be smart to choose this name for a child? Thanks to Photoquilty for suggesting our Name of the Day: Minerva.

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Name of the Day: Wilhelmina

August 29, 2008

Some names just scream regal. Today’s choice has been worn by queens aplenty and sounds quite lofty – maybe too lofty for a child. But when you consider all the darling diminutives associated with this mouthful of a moniker, the list may make you say, “Hmmm … maybe it could work for a daughter.” Thanks […]

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