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Monday, September 29, 2008

Baby Names News and Views

Names that Make You Feel Weird
Fife Misty Forester Oceana Geronimo Panther Gomer Peace Maverick Pity Oswald Precious Paris Promise Prince Purity Rebel Rain Stone Sweetpea Stormy Tree Welcome True Ziggy Vixen (taken from 50001 Best Baby Names by Diane Stafford)

Perfume-related baby names.
for perfume-related baby names! I thought it would be fun to ask: If you were starting a family now, what names would you pick for a boy and a girl that reflected your love of perfume? Mine might be ANTAEUS for a boy and ROMA for a girl ...

Big names vs family-based brands: which one would you choose?
Top Baby Names of 2007. Babies Online Baby Names for 2007 Baby namesare often the most debated decision among expectant pa... What’s In A Name? Shortly after my wife and I found out we were pregnant with our first child, ...

Why Top 100 Baby Names
While looking into search patterns I stumbled upon the fact that parents to be or other people that has an interest in baby names are divided into to major groups. Nothing special about the fact that people belongs to different groups ...

Baby Naming Issue: Should We Avoid Using the Name of a Sports Figure?
Melanie writes:. I'm due at the very beginning of October with our first, a boy, and though we're pretty sure of what we'll name him, I was wondering if you could help resolve some issues with your (and your readers') baby-naming ...

Worst Celebrity Baby Names
Being a celebrity gives your the right to get away with just about anything. This includes doing drugs, sleeping with anyone you want and even ruining your children’s lives. These are the TOP 10 Worst Celebrity Baby Names. ...

Celebrity Baby Names
Tama Leaver posted a photo:. Celebrity Baby Names. I still can't beleive there is a child out there really called Kal-El!

WHAT YOUR NAME SAYS ABOUT YOU
According to Richard Wiseman, a professor of psychology at Hertfordshire University in Great Britain, we subconsciously associate names with those of the rich and famous. To test his theory, he asked 7000 male and female volunteers to ...

What Does Each Letter of Your Name Mean?
What you do is find out what each letter of your name means. Then connect all the meanings and it describes you. If you have double or triple letters, just count the meaning once. Source: anvari.org.

What was your fake baby name?
The most recent Babble List features 33 of the dumbest celebrity baby names . This reminded me of something my wife and I had some fun with before our kids were born: fake baby names to torture the grandparents. While she was pregnant, ...

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Thursday, September 25, 2008

Baby Names News

Old Favorites
I went through an old box of diaries and other youthful crap last night, and one of my finds was a series of lists of my favorite baby names from 1984-1988. SCORE. I'm going to list all the names, along with each name's popularity ...

Baby Names
Hi all, Just for those of you at home waiting for your baby's to arrive.... like me!! this may pass time. What names do we have for our little ones? We're having a girl and like..... Isobella. Ella-Grace ...

Choosing Baby Names
Choosing baby names is such a responsible task. It is almost scary to think that your baby will carry the name you give it for the rest of it's life. Even after you are dead and gone your child will still answer to the name you are ...

Apostrophes in Baby Names for National Punctuation Day
In honor of National Punctuation Day, I thought I'd talk a bit about apostrophes. In English, the apostrophe is commonly used to mark omissions and form possessives. In names, the apostrophe can be used… ...

A Thorough Look at Bad Celeb Baby Names
Hip parenting site Babble today posted its listicle of the worst celebrity baby names. A lot of it's the usual suspects: "Blanket," Pilot Inspektor, Apple. But did you know Arthur Ashe's daughter is named Camera? ...

Crazy Celeb Baby Names
Babble has a funny article today about the "worst celebrity baby names". It's always fun to hear the unusual names people think up for their kids (remember the Seinfeld episode where George suggested the names "Soda" and "Seven"? ...

Celeb-Inspired Baby Names, Latest Trend - Oneindia
Oneindia. Celeb-Inspired Baby Names, Latest Trend Oneindia, India - 27 minutes ago A large number of them are calling their babies Brooklyn, after ace footballer David Beckham's son's name, according to new figures. …

The 33 Worst Celebrity Baby Names - Cautionary tales, from Audio ...
1. Tu Morrow (Rob Morrow). You just know that this name came up during a drunken pre-conception conversation. The tragedy is, they never thought of a better one. We just hope the kid likes that song from Annie, because people will be ...

The Most Popular Baby Names
... people stick with family names, others prefer less traditional ones. The most popular boys' names according to the birth statistics for 2007 include ones that originally come from Hebrew, English, Irish, Welsh, and American. ...

Samantha Harris on Breastfeeding and Baby Names
Any workaholic would agree that it can be hard to put your job on hold for life events. Samantha Harris knows firsthand -- she tried to postpone her delivery in order to host the fifth-season premiere of Dancing With the Stars last ...

Sarah Palin Baby names
Ever wondered what your name would be if (gasp) Sarah Palin was your mother? Find out here. This is by a Columbia graduate student with a very good sense of humor-- go figure. Just for an FYI, I am Mangle Blue Palin. ...

Picking the Perfect Name for Your Baby
Where is the name ranked on popularity lists like the one on BabyNames.com or the US Social Security Administration's baby names database? Take into consideration that names that are popular today may seem dated 30 years from now, ...

What's in a Name?
I looked at today's paper and check out some of this weeks baby names: Salil Rayann, Tracton Makai, Aubreeana Irene, Aaliyan Briona, Rosedina and Salestriest. Can you believe those names? Why do people do that to their kids. ...

The Top 10 Top 10 Lists
Top 10 Worst Celebrity Baby Names "Banjo" and "Wingspan" aren't on the list (fictitious yuppie names from Baby Mama) but I'm sure they'll appear on some birth certificates this year. Dave Letterman's Top Ten List Archive ...

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Friday, September 12, 2008

Baby Names News

Baby Name Trends - Traditional instead of Fashionable
Experts see this trend as a way for parents to revert to something beautiful and easy. But, they also warn that care should be taken when picking out a baby name. Some baby names can be hard to pronounce and spell and can only lead to ...

Interesting Names
And so they spend hours and hours scouring over encyclopedias and google search results for good baby names. But sometimes no matter how good they are, they can be rather bad when translated in another language. ...

Southern Baby Names Check Meanings Within Family Double Triple ...
The Southern baby names are often different from the rest of the nation, but there are some excellent reasons behind it. The names are different from the list of popular baby names. The Southern moms literally struggle to name their ...

Top Baby Names
Check out this article for the Top Swiss Baby Names. Perhaps some ideas on what to name your kid… Or not to name your kid if you don’t want them to have 7 other same-named kids in their school class! Interesting how names are getting ...

Double Names - Thomas Thomas, Lars Larsen, Gerald FitzGerald
I find it interesting that some people are given forenames that exactly match their surnames. A few historically significant examples include:. Henry Henry (1846-1908), Irish Catholic bishop; James James (1833-1902), composer of the ...

Call Me Baby
Here is a repository of those horrible baby names, with biting commentary to boot. Just about every entry made me giggle out loud, so unless you are made of stone, don't read the website unless you're prepared to laugh. --amanda ...

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Tuesday, September 09, 2008

Baby Names News

What are the Most Popular Baby Names in the Past 9 Years?
Jacob and Emily!

Odd Baby Names Unique Banjo Apple Ocean True Pilot Inspector Sky ...
The names like Banjo, Apple, Ocean, True, Pilot Inspector and Sky Walker are some examples of odd baby names. These unusual baby names help people to identify the child among all his mates. In the professional life, his colleagues and ...

Baby Names Suitable for Both Baby Boys and Baby Girls
With the number of baby names that can found in various references nowadays, some parents still opt to choose something different and unique for their babies. While some parents resort to unique names or choose names that are rarely ...

Oh baby! Popular baby names database
Kristi Tanner Sep. 8, 2008 (McClatchy-Tribune Regional News delivered by Newstex) -- Nationwide, Jacob has been the most popular boy name for the last nine years (1999 -- 2007), while Emily has topped the chart for girls for twelve ...

Palin’s Kids’ Names
If you had nothing to go on but the baby names and had to guess about who the parents were, you'd guess that that they lived in an idiosyncratic, sparsely populated region of the country...and that they were conservative Republicans. ...

Expanding Your Inspiration: Saints’ Names
You do not have to be religious to choose a saints’ name for your child. Many of the saints have a history anyone can appreciate, a history of bravery, ethical fortitude and above all – some really cool names. ...

Unique Baby Names Individuality Recognizable Gender Specific ...
The baby you have is the sweetest thing in your life. The name you want to choose should have the uniqueness, and special-ness. The name should be such that it should define your child not only as fifteen year old but also as a fifty ...

Top Fives Meme
5 favorite baby names I love: Samuel Josephine Evangelyn Benjamin (I love this name, but it doesn’t go well with Birkel) Eleanor. 5 songs I love: Before the Throne of God Above (old hymn…it’s absolutely the most beautiful summation of ...

Parents Magazine - Best Baby Names
In the September 2008 issue of Parents magazine, there is an article entitled “Best Baby Names 2009.” After reading it and forming my own opinions on the names, I wanted to get my Namefreak readers’ opinions. ...

Vintage Baby Names
It was an era of flappers, gangsters, speakeasies and Model T automobiles; and the names were just as spirited as the times. They included jewels, months of the year, flowers, and anything short-and-sweet. Here is a little inspiration ...

Celebrity Baby Names: Election Special
Of course one of the things I want to know about each candidate is what have they named their babies. And if you have more info (for example, if you know more of the middle names, which were harder to find), DO TELL. ...

Unique Baby Names
This site generates unique baby names. Click the link and get 5 original, or crazy, names. These are what it spit out for me:. Michenna. Kaitalka. Angabella. Sephtha. Kayana. Hmmm...

Baby Name Analysis Page
In my search for baby names I can across the name analyzer that I thought I would share. I put my my name in and found a resemblance in character but maybe not so much in other areas… decide for yourself ...

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Friday, September 05, 2008

Baby Names News

2009 Popular Baby Names
Bristol Piper Track Willow Trig.

Worst Baby Names
Personally, I don't mind babies being named after some fruit (yes, even Apple -- definitely not Banana), and places (Dakota -- not Timbuktu). I get.

Baby Named Yahoo! ... Really? Not!
It seems a Romanian couple was reported to have named their baby Yahoo because the couple met on the internet at Yahoo! (Thank goodness they didn't.

Celeb unusual baby names?
Do you think its okay for every day average people to take Celeb trend of baby names? Like I'm not going to lie I loved the name Shiloh but the only reason why I liked it was because it was Brad Pitts baby. ...

Baby Names and Place Names, Part II
As a follow-up to my previous post, I've compiled a couple of lists of place names that might make nice first names for a baby. With the introduction of VP-nominee Sarah Palin's son Bristol, this post is especially timely. ...

Political divides and baby names…
This is an interesting story about the names of Sarah Palin’s children and how they reflect American political and cultural divides.

International Baby Names
Some thoughts on choosing from International baby names for your baby and links to lists of foreign baby names.

Phone Book Fishing on Lanai- Febelyn, Laikealoha, Na’alehua, Vilmar
The bad news is that my time in Hawaii is almost over. The good news is that the phone book here on Maui (our last stop) actually covers three islands: Lanai, Maui and Molokai. So the phone book fishing has been quite good. :) ...

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Tuesday, September 02, 2008

Baby Names Update

Gold Medal Baby Names
The Olympic Games may be over for another four years but some Chinese parents have been swept up in the craze for Olympic names for their babies.

Brazilian Baby Names
629 Brazilian baby names ranging from Achuchi (boys name) to Zelia (girls name) and Zenobio (boys name).

Baby Names Suitable for Both Baby Boys and Baby Girls
With the number of baby names that can found in various references nowadays, some parents still opt to choose something different and unique for their babies. While some parents resort to unique names or choose names that are rarely ...

What's In A Name?
What is it with all the crazy celebrity baby names? I blame it on Bruce and Demi! I mean, come on...who names their daughters Rumer, Scout, and Tallulah? Perhaps it began even farther back with the Zappa family. ...

Phonebook Fishing on Kauai - Flordeliz, Kuuipo, Scottland, Zenichi
I’ve been on the Hawaiian island of Kauai for the past few days, and — between checking out various canyons, waterfalls, and lava-rock pools — I’ve had a chance to scan the phone book for cool first names. Here are the most interesting ...

Top Boys' Baby Names for 2007
Deciding on the right baby name can be difficult, but considering name popularity can be one way to narrow down the choices. Check out these top 150 male names of 2007.

Names that Work Until You are Over 65
Names have a lifespan that sometimes expires before the person wearing them is ready to hang up their dancing shoes and get off of the stage. As we grow older and tiny wrinkles make their way to our faces we need lipstick, ...

A few more interesting "celeb" baby names for you....
MAybe not exactly a celebrity, but interesting none the less:. Track, Bristol, Willow, Piper, Trig are the names of Sarah Palin's 5 kids. The girl names aren't so bad, but I'm totally NOT a fan of Track & Trig.

Top Girl Baby Names of 2007
Deciding on the right baby name can be difficult, but considering name popularity can be one way to narrow down the choices. Check out these top 150 female names of 2007.

Crazy Celebrity Baby Names
In following with the trend of giving children wacky names Gwen Stefani recently named her new son Zuma Nesta Rock Rossdale. Which of these celebrity kin names do you think takes the cake for the wackiest celebrity baby name?

TOP 10 Worst Celebrity Baby Names
TOP 10 Worst Celebrity Baby Names.

More Baby Names For Creationist Momzillas
Mandible Flex Crank Meth.

Give Importance To Caring For Baby, Baby Names
Perhaps one of the most exciting part of being a parent is when we are to choose for baby names and buying baby shower gifts. In fact, many parents are striving to search for the top 100 baby boy names and unique baby girl names full of ...

Most popular baby names last year
Jack and Sarah were the most popular babies' names in Ireland last year.

Traditional Baby Names Includes Alexander Charles Henry Elizabeth
Traditional baby names refer to those names that have been able to withstand the test over a span of time. However it holds quite a lot of difference in comparison to the names that are old-fashioned revival from an ancient culture.

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