Baby Name of the Day: Travis

June 28, 2011

He’s an Americana option with an intriguing meaning. Thanks to Heather for suggesting Travis as our Baby Name of the Day.

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Baby Name of the Day: Darwin

June 23, 2011

He’s a brainy surname with a quirky, cool vibe. Thanks to Silent One for suggesting Darwin as our Baby Name of the Day.

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Baby Name of the Day: Crew

June 17, 2011

There’s Chanel and Armani and Brooks. How would this linked-to-a-label name wear? Thanks to Chantal for suggesting one she’s considering for a child. Our Baby Name of the Day is Crew.

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Sunday Summary: 5/15/11

May 15, 2011

Since I’ve starting writing AppMtn, I’ve learned that I can usually tell you why a name rose – hindsight is 20/20 – but I cannot tell you, with any certainty, which names will make the US Top 1000 in the year 2020. I can say, with some confidence, that the majority of the names in […]

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Baby Name of the Day: Emrys

March 25, 2011

Emmett is big for boys. Rhys, Reese, and Reece are on the rise for both genders. Here’s an obscure option that combines the best of both. Thanks to Shelby for suggesting Emrys as our Baby Name of the Day.

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Baby Name of the Day: Humphrey

March 24, 2011

From a ninth century monk to a 21st century television show, with pit stops in Hollywood and the White House, this name has history aplenty. Thanks to Paul for suggesting our Baby Name of the Day: Humphrey.

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Baby Name of the Day: Greil

March 23, 2011

You might find this name on the pages of Rolling Stone or The Village Voice. How would it look on your child’s birth certificate? Thanks to Janelle for suggesting Greil as our Baby Name of the Day.

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Sunday Summary: 11/21/10

November 21, 2010

Congratulations to Kate of My Kids Eat Off the Floor on the birth of Juno Kate!  The amazing Kate has already sent in Juno’s name story, so look for it soon. So I’ve been doing more lurking, this time at Babyzone: Aven suggested for a boy, like Gavin without the G; McKelyn for a girl, […]

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Baby Name of the Day: Conrad

November 1, 2010

He’s been worn by a German saint, a famous hotelier, and a fictional pop star – and he’s showing the faintest signs of revival for newborn boys, too. Thanks to Annabel for suggesting Conrad as Baby Name of the Day.

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Baby Name of the Day: Otto

June 11, 2010

It’s a great choice for a German ruler, but what about a little American boy? Thanks to Emma for suggesting the surprisingly wearable Otto as Baby Name of the Day.

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