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Pippa Gaining Ground on Top Baby Name List in 2011

Pippa Middleton. Credit: Getty Images
She's been capturing headlines all over the globe since her famous sister Kate became British royalty, and now Pippa Middleton is sparking a baby naming trend, too.
Reuters reports the baby name...
Parents are saying "Pip, Pip, hooray" over Pippa as a baby name.

Need a Celeb Baby Name? Gary Busey Can Deliver

Isabella? So common. Jacob? Snoozeville. It's basically a requirement for celebrities to give their babies bizarre names. Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon recently named their twins Moroccan and Monroe. Alicia Silverstone went with Bear Blu for he...Forget Moroccan and Monroe. The new hot name: Papaya Aquarium.

Mariah Carey Names Twins Moroccan and Monroe

Watch a video announcing Mariah Carey giving birth to twins!
Mariah Carey and hubby Nick Cannon have named their twins Moroccan and Monroe. Credit: Getty images Continuing the unusual celebrity baby name trend, Mariah Carey and hubby ...
Marilyn Monroe, an area of Carey's home, serve as inspiration.

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 keep insisting that she was named after her and call her mean names because they do not like the Cyr...

Is the World Ready for Another Grace Kelly?

My daughter has always wanted to name a baby girl Grace, and it's especially nice because her great grandmother's name was Grace. However, she has married a Mr. Kelly, making a prospective baby girl Grace Kelly. She is wondering if this would targe...

Most Popular Baby Names of 2009: Jacob & Isabella

The U.S. government has announced the nation's most popular baby names. America, here's your Top 10: Boys: 1. Jacob 2. Ethan 3. Michael 4. Alexander 5. William 6. Joshua 7. Daniel 8. Jayden 9. Noah 10 Anthony Girls: 1. Isabella 2....

Top Baby Names of the Decade in Canada

If you had a baby between 2000 and 2010, chances are they have a classmate named Ethan or Emma (or they will in a couple of years). The Globe and Mail reported that the Top 5 most popular baby names in Canada this past decade were Emma, Ava, Emi...

Company Charging to Decode Your Baby's Name

Today Translations will tell you what your baby's name means in 100 languages - for a price. Credit: BalaGopalanA, Flickr
Worried about what your little one's name means in other languages? A London company called Today Translations is charging t...

Celebrity Baby Name Update: Will Nicole Richie's Sparrow Fly?

What makes celebrity baby names strike a nerve? Sometimes they're cutting-edge stylish, like Maddox, Angelina Jolie's litte boy. Sometimes they're offbeat, like Gwyneth Paltrow's daughter named Apple. Once in a long while they're truly eye-popping,...

Those Dreamy Jonas Brothers Names

If I had three boys I would name them after the Jonas Brothers! Is that wrong? I love those names and what they mean, even their last name, Jonas. -j.n. If you're wrong, you're certainly not alone. In fact, I can almost hear the voices of othe...

Embarassing Names May Lead to a Life of Crime

Ashlee Simpson and Pete Wentz aren't the only celebrity parents who gave into the temptation to name their precious newborn something cute, trendy and unusual. Bronx Mowgli, Nakoa-Wolf Manakauapo Namakaeha Momoa, and Huckleberry Edward Jocelyne wi...

Baby names: Then and now

This week we saw two celebrity babies born -- Sunday, daughter of Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban, and Levi, son of Matthew McConaughey and Camila Alves. We hardly even blinked at the somewhat unusual names, because by celebrity standards, they're pret...

Jennifer Lopez trotting out the babies on TLC

After Jennifer Lopez' high-profile relationship with Ben Affleck went so publicly wrong, she got smart about her personal life. Post-Bennifer, she kept a much lower profile and seemed to have learned that her private life is best kept private. She qu...

Nameless newborns: celebrities have problems naming babies too

I was talking to a woman at a party once, when the subject of unusual names came up. She said she went to school with a girl named BeBe, which was pretty exotic and European sounding for a little girl growing up in Wisconsin in the 1960's. It turned ...

Halle's Baby Name Released

Halle Berry and her boyfriend Gabriel Aubry aren't being shy about releasing the name of their newborn daughter. The daughter of the Oscar winner is............. Nahla Ariela Aubry. The couple didn't explain the meaning or reasons why they chose th...


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