City Baby Names and other newsy names

City Baby Names and other newsy names »

7 Dec, 2017
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By Clare Bristow This week in the news we have babies named after cities, preachers and warrior queens, plus some new 2016

Anglo-Spanish Sister Names

Anglo-Spanish Sister Names »

6 Dec, 2017
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They’re naming a sister for Mila Aby. After finding a name rich with meaning and family significance for their firstborn, they need

Thankful Names for Thanksgiving: Graziella and Gwendolen

Thankful Names for Thanksgiving: Graziella and Gwendolen »

17 Nov, 2017
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By Linda Rosenkrantz Before we dig into our turkey and cranberry sauce, sprouts and yams and pumpkin pie, it’s always a nice

Baby Name News: Mabel Jane, Betsy-Blu and Next Baby Baldwin

Baby Name News: Mabel Jane, Betsy-Blu and Next Baby Baldwin »

16 Nov, 2017
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By Clare Bristow This week’s news includes Ninja Turtles, hyphenated names, and inspiration from Portugal and Iceland. Celebrity baby girl names: Mabel

The Fran Clan: Frances, Francesca and Frankie Return

The Fran Clan: Frances, Francesca and Frankie Return »

30 Oct, 2017
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By Linda Rosenkrantz

It’s almost as though the various members of the Fran-name family got together for a big reunion celebrating at the

Baby Name News from All Over

Baby Name News from All Over »

28 Sep, 2017
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By Clare Bristow

In the news this week: more on the British name data, colorful predictions for a Kardashian baby, and starbaby names

US vs UK Baby Names 2016

US vs UK Baby Names 2016 »

26 Sep, 2017
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By Eleanor Nickerson

With the 2016 England and Wales data fresh off the press, it’s always interesting to have a look at how

British Baby Names: Top Picks in England and Wales, 2016

British Baby Names: Top Picks in England and Wales, 2016 »

22 Sep, 2017
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By Eleanor Nickerson

Once again getting out later and later in the year, The Office of National Statistics has finally released the top baby

Popular Baby Names Around the World

Popular Baby Names Around the World »

21 Sep, 2017
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By Clare Bristow

This week’s news includes statistics from England, Wales and Israel, names inspired by musicians, title names, and boats.

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Baby Name News: Hurricanes, royals, middles and multiples

Baby Name News: Hurricanes, royals, middles and multiples »

7 Sep, 2017
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By Clare Bristow

This week’s news includes names damaged by hurricanes, baby names fit for a prince or princess, matchy first and middle

Baby Name News: Royals, middles and multiples

Baby Name News: Royals, middles and multiples »

7 Sep, 2017
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By Clare Bristow

This week’s news includes names fit for a prince or princess, matchy first and middle names, and how to handle

Baby Name News: August, Jones, and Kit

Baby Name News: August, Jones, and Kit »

31 Aug, 2017
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By Clare Bristow

This week’s news includes a high-profile starbaby, cool surname names for brothers, and names inspired by the Middle Ages and

70 Super Swedish Names You Should be Using

70 Super Swedish Names You Should be Using »

7 Aug, 2017
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By Linda Rosenkrantz

I was recently reading an article about Noomi Rapace, the Swedish actress who starred in the original version of The

70 Super Swedish Names You Should be Using

70 Super Swedish Names You Should be Using »

1 Aug, 2017
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By Linda Rosenkrantz

I was recently reading an article about Noomi Rapace, the Swedish actress who starred in the original version of The

Baby Name Popularity: Changing perceptions

Baby Name Popularity: Changing perceptions »

27 Jul, 2017
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By Clare Bristow

Popularity isn’t what it used to be. That’s something that’s said a lot in baby name discussions, usually to reassure

Baby Name News of the Week

Baby Name News of the Week »

22 Jun, 2017
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By Clare Bristow

This week’s news includes a wealth of names from Canada, lots of celebrity boy names, and naming stories from the

Best Unusual Girl Names: Twyla, Thora, and Lake

Best Unusual Girl Names: Twyla, Thora, and Lake »

29 May, 2017
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By Abby Sandel

If you’re expecting a daughter soon, the new most popular baby names stats for the US might be getting a lot

12 Awesome Arabic Names

12 Awesome Arabic Names »

23 May, 2017
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By John Kelly, MashedRadish

During Ramadan, the ninth month of the Islamic calendar, Muslims across the globe—about a quarter of the world’s population—fast

February Celebrity Baby Names: Amalia to Zen

February Celebrity Baby Names: Amalia to Zen »

9 Mar, 2017
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By CaraMichelle

Celebrity baby names make news this month. Two Oscar contenders became new parents in February: Natalie Portman (‘Jackie‘) named her daughter

African Baby Names: 14 Great African Names for Your Baby

African Baby Names: 14 Great African Names for Your Baby »

22 Feb, 2017
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By Todd Tarpley

African baby names come from the more than a thousand languages spoken natively in Africa–Nigeria alone has over 500! That

Unique International Baby Names »

16 Feb, 2017
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By Linda Rosenkrantz

If you’re looking for an unusual baby name, you don’t have to go to the extreme of inventing a new

14 Great African Baby Names

14 Great African Baby Names »

15 Feb, 2017
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By Todd Tarpley

African baby names derive from a wide variety of languages and cultures, from Ethiopian to Nigerian, Yoruba to Xhosa. Here