Susanna

Susannah: Baby Name of the Day

April 28, 2014

Editor’s note: This post was originally published on September 4, 2008.  It was substantially revised and reposted on April 28, 2014. Susan is your aunt, but this vintage possibility would sound right at home in 2014. Thanks to Kim for suggesting today’s Name of the Day: Susannah.

Read the full article →

Baby Name of the Day: Susan

January 10, 2011

She was a Top Ten pick for more than two decades.  Can she still sound fresh today? Thanks to Kelly for suggesting Susan as our Baby Name of the Day.

Read the full article →

Baby Name of the Day: Shoshanna

August 16, 2010

If you saw box office smash Inglorious Basterds, you heard fictional Nazi bad guy Hans Landa call out this name in a grisly, memorable opening sequence. If Stella is a star, why not Shoshanna? Thanks to Serenity for suggesting our Baby Name of the Day.

Read the full article →

How Close is Too Close? Ten Factors to Consider

December 10, 2009

When we decided to call our daughter Clio, we forever closed the door on another favorite name – Theodore, nickname Theo. Or did we? For every family that decides Maya and Milo are too similar, another embraces the sound-alike names. Or insists that Alicia and Alina are totally different names. Perhaps it never even occurs […]

Read the full article →

Name of the Day: Sanne

October 15, 2009

Would you name your daughter Sue – just Sue? In the Netherlands, plenty of parents are opting for a related nickname name. Thanks to Kelleita for suggesting Sanne as Name of the Day.

Read the full article →

Sunday Summary: 6/21/09

June 21, 2009

Happy Father’s Day!

Read the full article →