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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 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.

Help! My Favorite Baby Name is Getting Popular!

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 su...Don't overreact -- if you confuse a run up the charts with true popularity, you might just talk yourself out of the perfect name.

Can Your Name Seal Your Fate?

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). Unf...Parents obsess over baby name choices, but do those choices really matter? Can the names we give our children really affect their life paths?

Baby Names: Share or Save?

You've got the baby name. Now, do you share it or keep it secret until she's born? Credit: Getty
In the Internet age, it's tempting to share everything from what you had for lunch to the most intimate details of your life, so it isn't surpris...

Is the Name I Love "Taken"?

I have always loved the name Jack, so when I got pregnant I chose Jack as a boy's name. My boyfriend and I never even considered other names. I've told all of my mom's family and my friends the name for four months now, but just found out that my c...

Dad's Favorite Name Doesn't Thrill Mom

My husband and I are expecting our 3rd child, and he wants to use his great-grandmother's name, Cora. When he first suggested it, I liked it, but now I'm having doubts. We've discussed other names, but I don't feel strongly about any of them, and...

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