Baby Name of the Day: Guinevere

June 13, 2011

She’s the queen of Camelot, and the source of the #1 baby name of the 1970s. Thanks to Angel and Charlotte for suggesting Guinevere as our Baby Name of the Day.

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Trends for Girls from the 2010 SSA Results

May 5, 2011

The Social Security Administration released their Top 1000 names today.

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Baby Name of the Day: Ferris

October 21, 2010

Before young Mr. Bueller took a day off, this name was already associated with carefree risk-taking and the silver screen. But go farther back, and his roots reveal a surprising strength. Thanks to Angel for suggesting Ferris as Baby Name of the Day.

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A to Z: Single Syllable Names for Girls

August 14, 2010

Confession: I play name games. When stuck cooling my heels waiting for something, or in a meeting so deadly dull I think my soul might leave my body, I find my pen scrawling names. Here’s a recent one – an A-to-Z list of Single Syllable Names for Girls. I stalled out on a few letters. […]

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Baby Name of the Day: Sloane

August 12, 2010

Sometimes it takes a while for a name to catch on. We first heard this one in the 80s, but could 201o be her year? Thanks to Christy for suggesting one of the names from her list as our Baby Name of the Day: Sloane.

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Name of the Day: Chelsea

October 22, 2009

The rise of Michelle happened before the Beatles recorded their hit single. But this name owes her popularity to a song. Thanks to Photoquilty for suggesting Chelsea as Name of the Day.

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Sunday Summary: 5/17/09

May 17, 2009

She’s yet to crack the Top 1000, but could she be the next Isabella? Friends of friends recently welcomed their second child – a daughter called Esme, 2008’s most popular search name at AppMtn. What’s more, their firstborn is called Finn, 2008’s second most popular search name for boys here. In Namespotting News: My mother […]

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Starbaby Round-up: Marlo, Beau and Isabella

November 13, 2008

Despite our addiction to Celebrity Baby Blog, we don’t attempt to cover every starbaby to arrive. That’s their gig, and they’re brilliant about it. But we couldn’t help notice a flurry of interesting name announcements on the heels of Sunny Madeline yesterday. Just in case you missed them, here they are: Actor Rob Corddry, best […]

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Simple, Sweet and Stuck in the Middle

May 8, 2008

We’ve written about middle names before. But today, we’ve decided to offer a fairly simple list for your consideration. While many of these are gender neutral, this list was compiled with girls in mind. For decades, parents have stuffed an unimaginative Anne or Lynne between the first and last names. More recently, Grace and Rose […]

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