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Linda Rosenkrantz’ Article About Greek and Roman Mythological Names Is Worth a Read

I enjoyed reading Linda Rosenkrantz’s article comparing Ancient Greek and Roman mythological names, even though it doesn’t contain many names you’re likely to choose for your next baby. 142 more words

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Baby Post Offers 10 Names that Supposedly Celebrate Spring; Most of Them Don't

Altogether, Baby Post lists 10 “spring” names, most of which are tributes to wells or water. The few names which have some connection to spring (the season) are, for the most part, names you’d be unlikely to consider using. 653 more words

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A Most Amazing Trend: The Rise of Boy's Names Ending in "N" from 1960 to 2012

I just read an article on Baby Center by Stacie Lewis which revealed an amazing statistic. She claims that 36% of boys’ names end in the letter “n.” This came to the attention of several people in the year 2009 because Robert T. 135 more words

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"Every Generation's Baby Names Are the Refuse of Terrible Literature"

After spending almost a week in California (and not writing any new blog posts), I decided to get back to work and write some new posts. 316 more words

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Mike Myers’ Baby Daughter Was Born on Friday, So He Named Her Sunday Molly.

I’m not the best-informed guy when it comes to Hollywood gossip. Truth is, I haven’t seen a photo of Mike Meyers since he was cracking me up in “Wayne’s World” and then he starred as Austin Powers, back in the 90s.  113 more words

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Surprise: Game of Thrones Fans are Naming Daughters Daenerys and Khaleesi (as Well as Arya)

It’s no surprise that Game of Thrones fans are making Arya a fast-rising name. Last year more than 700 Throne’s fans gave that name to their own daughters in 2012, … 227 more words

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Dear Bruce: Do You Often Hear "It's in the Bible" as a Justification for an Awful Name?

Dear Bruce,

Do you often hear “It’s in the Bible” as a justification for an awful name? A relative of mine named a daughter Tierza Joy. 425 more words

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