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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Baby Name of the Day: Ella

July 7, 2011

Hello, Ella. Where did you come from? Thanks to Ivy for suggesting our Baby Name of the Day – the short, sweet Ella.

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Sunday Summary: 7/11/10

July 11, 2010

Just when you think every name has been imagined, every option exhausted, pop culture surprises us. First, Cecily von Ziegesar’s novel Cum Laude tackles the lives of privileged college students (as opposed to the privileged high school students in her Gossip Girl franchise.) One of the main characters is a girl called Shipley, and a […]

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Starbaby News: Welcome Grace Margaret Wahlberg

January 13, 2010

Mark Wahlberg and Rhea Durham have welcomed their fourth classically named child, a daughter called Grace Margaret. (Hat tip to Celebrity Baby Blog.) If you’re keeping track, this brings the family to a 50/50 split. Firstborn Ella Rae was followed by two sons, Michael and Brendan Joseph. Who would’ve thunk it? Marky Mark turned out […]

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Sunday Summary: 8/9/09

August 9, 2009

My neighborhood is filled with expectant parents. A few know about my baby name obsession; others, not so much. I know that politeness dictates that I greet all joyful news of babies-on-the-way with the following: Congratulations! How are you feeling? Instead, I really want to say: Do you have names picked out? So I wonder, […]

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