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Can I Give My Daughters the "Same" Name?

My 2-year-old daughter's name is Elizabeth. Since Isabella is the Spanish version of the name Elizabeth, should I not name my new baby Isabella? The...Don't we all create lifelong problems for our children?

Will This Name Doom My Baby?

After years of trying, we are thrilled to be expecting a baby girl. I didn't think the naming would be hard ... I've always liked "Mallory" because ...I liked "Mallory," but I was horrified to discover that it means "ill-fated young woman." Now I'm a little unsure.

Help! My Favorite Baby Name is Getting Popular!

My husband and I have been holding onto the name Archer for a few years now, so no discussion was needed when we found out we were having a boy -- w...Don't overreact -- if you confuse a run up the charts with true popularity, you might just talk yourself out of the perfect name.

Can I Name My Baby After the Bad Guy?

If a rare name is well known for being a bad character in legend, mythology or a story, does it mean you can't use it? - Notorious Mom One cha...If a rare name is well known for being a bad character in legend, mythology or a story, does it mean you can't use it?

Is My Favorite Baby Name Really Off Limits?

My last name is Ritz. My husband and I really like the name London but every time I make a name poll, everyone scoffs at the combination because the...My last name is Ritz. My husband and I really like the name London but every time I make a name poll, everyone scoffs at the combination because they say it sounds like a hotel. Would this be something you really think she would be teased about in life, and would it be so bad?

Can Your Name Seal Your Fate?

Parents obsess over baby name choices, but do those choices really matter? Can the names we give our children really affect their life paths? Tha...Parents obsess over baby name choices, but do those choices really matter? Can the names we give our children really affect their life paths?

Should We Use Two Middle Names to Keep the Peace?

What are your thoughts on using two middle names? I have two boys who would both like to select the middle name for their new brother. Of course, they...So you promised your kids they could name your next born? Welcome to the family, Poopie-head Fartface Smith. It's The Name Lady to the rescue!

Can I Make My Family Accept My Baby's Name?

My husband and I are expecting a boy this November. Before we conceived him, we both fell in love with the name Bodhi. Now that we have informed our f...These parents fell in love with a name that their families hate. The Name Lady solves how to gently let their families know that the name is here to stay.

Miley Cyrus Ruined My Daughter's Name

In 1994, my husband and I had a daughter and named her Miley Elizabeth. Even though she was named way before people even heard of Miley Cyrus, people ...

Should the Child Who Inherited My Name Inherit Everything Else?

Each of my grandchildren have been given a family name for their middle names, two from the mother's family and two from the father's side. One of t...

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