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About A Name: Ginger (or, Would You Crowdsource a Baby Name?)

It’s been a bit of a big week for trendiness in baby names. There’s Marissa Mayer, new CEO at Yahoo!, who is crowd-sourcing baby name suggestions for her new son, born Sunday night. 980 more words

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Bad Baby Namer: Levi Johnson

To those of you making your first visit thanks to my first guest post at Nameberry (which I’ve been squeeing about since they asked me!!) – Welcome! 622 more words

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About A Name: Maple

If there was a celebrity baby name that was going to pull this proud Canadian name blogger out of a self-imposed, quasi-hiatus while the demands of my real life job owned my life for the past six weeks, it’s… 1,021 more words

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Is Kevin the World's Most Unattractive Baby Name?

If not in the world, Kevin certainly is the most unattractive baby name in Germany. Two studies in less than three years have cited Kevin as the most unattractive name imaginable. 1,080 more words

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About A Name: Storm

Storm. It’s Old English for “tempest,” which pretty much means that today it means what it says, since no one calls a storm a tempest these days. 1,033 more words

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About A Name: Aleph

It’s not really a surprise that Natalie Portman gave birth to a gorgeous baby. Son Aleph (pronounced AH-lef), with French ballet dancer/model Benjamin Millpied, was born in June in New York City, and his unique name is the first letter of the Hebrew alphabet, much like “alpha” is the first letter of the Greek alphabet. 512 more words

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About Two Names: Moroccan & Monroe

After plenty of teasing, Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon introduced their twins, Moroccan Scott and Monroe, in an interview with Barbara Walters this week. Mariah, whose gorgeous name and popularity has made her a name inspiration – Mariah shot like a bullet into the US Top 100 as a young Mariah Carey emerged on the music scene. 991 more words

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