Baby Names


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My Daughter's Name Matches Her Birthday!

Our favorite girl's name, the only one we can agree on, is June. We picked it before we got pregnant and now we are due in June! Is it too tacky to na...June is a classic. October or November? Now, those might be weird.
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Is My Favorite Baby Name Too Weird?

I've been having a love affair with the name Calypso since I was 16 years old! I love the name, I love the sound, I love the Greek mythology and I lov...This name may make people think "Day-O," rather than Greek nymph.

Best and Worst Celebrity Baby Names of 2010

Mark Wahlberg and Rhea Durham, with daughters Ella, left, and Grace, get kudos for Grace's name. Credit: Robyn Beck, AFP/Getty Images ...From Aviana Olea to Buddy Bear Maurice, check out this year's crop of celebrity baby names.
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Does My Brother Have Dibs on My Favorite Name?

I am having my third child and plan to name the child (if it is a boy) after my father. My older brother has two daughters, and he is recently remarri...This question takes us beyond the realm of baby naming rules, into the twisty world of family traditions.
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Is My Daughter's Name Too Confusing?

We named our daughter Kennedy for her first name and Devyn for her middle name. We now realize that when just hearing her name, no one knows if she is...If you decide that the confusion isn't worth it, the good news is that you only need to change the middle name.

Are Babies Named After Werewolves Just a Blogosphere Legend?

Are werewolves really leading the pack when it comes to names for boys? Credit: Corbis
Trend alert! More and more parents are naming their kids af...
Blogs are howling over werewolf names for babies, but are they just baying at the moon?
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Can I Avoid Nicknames?

I am due in December, and my husband and I like the name William. The problem is our last name, which ends in "ll" as well, rules out the nickname Wil...As many Name Lady readers have told me, nicknames have a life of their own. Parental control only goes so far.

Most Popular Baby Names of 2010

What's your name, baby? Credit: Getty Images BabyCenter released its list of Top 100 Baby Names of 2010 today and there's a new queen i...New babies are 'Glee'ful!


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