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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 find the perfect girl's name. I would like to find a name that matches our son's. I'm in love with old...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.
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 -- we could use our favorite name. However, on the NameVoyager and elsewhere, it seems like Archer is...Don't overreact -- if you confuse a run up the charts with true popularity, you might just talk yourself out of the perfect name.
Parents obsess over baby name choices, but do those choices really matter? Can the names we give our children really affect their life paths? That question is ostensibly asked by this promotional video for the new film "Freakonomics" (NSFW)....Parents obsess over baby name choices, but do those choices really matter? Can the names we give our children really affect their life paths?