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Does My Baby Need a Whole Name?

I want to name my baby boy J.R. as his first name. My grandfather was nicknamed J.R. and I want to name my son in honor of him. Since my husband and I...Well, that's a creative solution to a naming deadlock: Not choosing a name at all!
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Do I Have a Boy's Name?

My name is Tracy. I have been told by many that it is the male version of the name -- that the female version is supposed to be either Treacy or Trace...Sorry, Tracy, but you've fallen victim to America's love-hate relationship with androgynous names.

Spain Finds New Way to Push for Gender Equality

Who gets to name the baby? Credit: Getty Images MADRID (AP) - Spain's reform-minded Socialist government wants to e...Spain's reform-minded Socialist government wants to erase male bias in the country's double-barrel last names.
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How Can We Compromise on Baby Names?

I'm currently in my second trimester with twins, a boy and a girl. We settled on our son's name easily, Nathaniel James. However, we can't seem to fin...Compromise is a tricky word when it comes to baby names. To find real middle ground, you have to understand the styles on each side.

5 Easy Ways to Judge a Baby Name

When it comes to choosing a baby name, trust your instincts. Credit: Nicole Hill, Getty Images This article is courtesy of Pamela Redmo...Many of us spend an entire nine months -- or even longer -- weighing the relative merits of names for our babies, but here are some tips for making the decision easier.
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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?
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Baby Name Map Puts a Global Spin on Your Search

Matias or Valentina may be more your cup of tea. Credit: Baby Name Map
If you've ever read through the published lists of hottest baby names an...
If you've ever read through the published lists of hottest baby names and thought, "really?" then this cool Baby Name Map may help you put things in perspective.

American Baby Names: The Melting Pot

American baby names span the globe. Credit: Corbis
Mirroring the diversity of America's melting pot society, American baby names often reflect the...
Mirroring the diversity of America's melting pot society, American baby names often reflect the makeup of our nation. But, like a carnival fun house, some of those reflections often distort the true nature of the original image.

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