Baby Names


How to Choose a Great Middle Name

No sooner had we declared the death of such old-style middle names as Ann, John and Marie -- mere connective tissue between the first name and the las...Don't stick your baby with a bland, boring middle name.

Wildest Wildflower Baby Names for Spring

With the coming of spring, many prospective parents' fancies turn to thoughts of flower baby name possibilities. What's new and interesting right now ...April showers bring May flowers -- and floral-sounding baby names.

The 7 Biggest Mistakes Newbie Baby Namers Make

There are few things more thrilling in life than having your first baby. But newbie baby namers are prone to making some mistakes that more experience...Naming your first child? The rules may have changed since you were a kid.

Nostalgic 'Nickname' Names Make a Comeback

The Brits are often a little ahead of us when it comes to baby name trends, and they were the first to start reviving old-fashioned, Victorian-era "ni...These names haven't been heard in generations.

Baby Names That Will Make Your Child an 'A' Student

Watch A Related Video to This Article Want your newborn to pursue a path to Harvard? Hoping to set her up for a school career of top grades and acad...Want your child to earn straights As? Give her a name that starts with that letter.

Irish Names for Modern Babies

Lots of Americans have Irish grandmothers named Bridget and Grandpa Patricks, moms named Eileen or Kathleen, uncles or dads called Sean. But now, i...Just in time for St. Patrick's Day, here's a new generation of Irish names.
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Am I Too Young to Change My Name?

I'm a boy, and my dad thought Karmen was a boy's name when I was born. Now I'm called Karmen in all my official statements, school records etc. I real...You've run into an ugly truth about names in America: Gender matters. A lot.

What Baby Names Say About the Parents

A baby's name says a lot about the parents' values and tastes. Credit: Getty Images The name parents give to their newborn baby says mor...The name parents give to their newborn baby says more about them than it does about their child.


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