modern names for girls

Suri: Baby Name of the Day

December 9, 2013

She often makes the list of crazy celebrity baby names, but guess what?  As of 2012, this choice was poised just outside the US Top 1000. Our Celebrity Baby Name of the Day is Suri.

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Coco, Willow & Marlo: Girls Names Ending With O

January 11, 2013

Looking for a girls’ name with an unconventional sound?  Want something feminine, but frills-free?  Here’s a possibility: choose one of the many girls names ending with O. At first glance, girls names ending with O are too modern for many parents, too risky.  Juno was the poster child for teenage pregnancy and Coco is only […]

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Meridian: Baby Name of the Day

November 6, 2012

Looking for a word name with a subtle virtue vibe?  Here’s an intriguing possibility. Thanks to Mona for suggesting her daughter’s name as our Baby Name of the Day: Meridian.

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Baby Name of the Day: Vaela

June 21, 2012

A bunch of unusual v- names have come up over the years – Vada and Neva and Vesper, too.  Today’s choice is another intriguing possibility. Thanks to Shelby for suggesting Vaela as our Baby Name of the Day.

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Fetching Names: The Katnisses, Part II

March 2, 2012

To be a Katniss name is tough – literally. The name has to be strong and resilient, while also feeling modern and unexpected. Katniss names have an edge, but many of them have subtle ties to nature, too – just like the original. The first installment of this list included choices like Aderyn, Lux, and […]

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Baby Name of the Day: Haven

May 29, 2008

When this name was first profiled in 2008 she was an under-the-radar choice with spiritual overtones and a tailored sound. Then in the summer of 2011, she took her place on the playgrounds of Hollywood, and could be poised to catch on. Thanks to Bo for suggesting our Baby Name of the Day: Haven.

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