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Rae: Baby Name of the Day

February 14, 2013

Spell it Ray, and it’s been worn by notable creative men, and of course, rays of sunlight.   Swap the y for an e, and suddenly this name leans feminine. Thanks to Jaimia for suggesting Rae as our Baby Name of the Day.

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Starbaby News: Welcome Skyler Morrison

March 24, 2011

I thoroughly expected the taste-making, trend-setting Rachel Zoe to choose a thoroughly fashion forward name for her firstborn. When I saw the birth announcement for Skyler Morrison Berman, my initial reaction was “surely, there’s some mistake.” Skyler peaked for boys back in 1994, and for girls in 2000. Variant spellings abound, from the original Dutch […]

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Baby Name of the Day: Rachel

February 11, 2011

She rocketed into the US Top Ten thanks to a sitcom, but this Biblical choice has far more staying power than many pop culture hits. Thanks to Kelly for suggesting Rachel as our Baby Name of the Day.

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Sunday Summary: 2/6/11

February 6, 2011

This is all kinds of intriguing – check out The Board: An Unofficial Guide to The Bump’s baby name forum. First, because there’s great content. I watched Rant 55: All Your Kids Are Named the Same Thing twice. And, okay, I’m hugely flattered to be on their Best Blogs list. But it is especially interesting […]

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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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Sunday Summary: 8/8/10

August 8, 2010

It doesn’t matter if I’m at the dentist or the drugstore or Disney World, I’m always listening for names. One of my favorites namespotting locations is Franklin’s, our local brewpub/restaurant/toy store – is there any better combination? – because, of course, we’re all chasing our children around while we wait for a table. The other […]

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Baby Name of the Day: Hypatia

August 2, 2010

She sounds like an exotic botanical or a minor goddess, but her story is far more intriguing. Thanks to UrbanAngel for suggesting Hypatia as Baby Name of the Day.

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Baby Name of the Day: Irene

July 12, 2010

Thanks to Lea for kicking off Lurker Week by suggesting Irene as our Baby Name of the Day.

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Baby Name of the Day: Bethia

June 14, 2010

If Moses is a pleasing starbaby choice, why not this name worn by his stepmama? Thanks to Samantha for suggesting Bethia as Baby Name of the Day.

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Sunday Summary: 2/21/10

February 21, 2010

If you watched Thursday’s Project Runway, you spotted the mini models for the “Little Bit of Fashion” challenge.

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