Baby Name of the Day: Nevaeh

July 23, 2012

She’s among the most hated of baby names, one that can prompt pages of accusations.  But where, besides the skies, did she come from? Our Baby Name of the Day is Nevaeh.

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Announcing Hated Names Week

June 30, 2012

Every year I take one week to choose all of the names, typically without input from anyone. This year, I had a slightly different idea.  I’ve really enjoyed writing about Cohen and Madison and Apple.  I typically discover there’s much to love aboutanyname, even one  that provokes strong feelings in others.  And so I’ve decided […]

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Baby Name of the Day: Mirabelle

December 7, 2010

Miracle has been in the US Top 1000 for over a decade.  So why not this subtle alternative? Thanks to Elena for suggesting her daughter’s name as our Baby Name of the Day: Mirabelle.

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Sunday Summary: 10/17/10

October 17, 2010

I’m on a reality television kick. (Right, well, it’s worse than usual.) How can I not, with names like Truely on Sister Wives and Bret Michaels’ daughters Raine and Jorja on his new series. Will the trio of real life monikers become the new Destiny, Skye, and Alivia? Or will the trends take us elsewhere? […]

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Sunday Summary: 5/23/10

May 23, 2010

Thanks to everyone who has submitted their Baby Name Stories.

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Baby Name of the Day: Grace

May 14, 2010

She’s the ultimate virtue name, a choice that is both simple and versatile. Thanks to Melissa for suggesting Grace as Baby Name of the Day.

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Baby Name of the Day: Temple

April 23, 2010

And you thought Nevaeh was over the top! Thanks to Joy for suggesting daring noun choice Temple as Baby Name of the Day.

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Sunday Summary: 3/7/10

March 7, 2010

First, thanks to Pam and Linda at Nameberry for running my guest post on Movie Award Names: Looking beyond Oscar.

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