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  1. Baby
    A new one is on the way, and you are constantly racking your brain to find the perfect name. But did you know that there may be a bit of subconscious selection, and that whether you're right or left-handed could determine the name you choose for your baby? In a world where QWERTY is an everyday...
  2. Baby
    Are you curious to see where your child's name ranks in the most (or least) most popular baby names in the United States? The most common names of the DECADE have been compiled. Does your name make the list? Does your baby's? Is making the list something you aspire to or something you purposely...
  3. Baby
    The Social Security Administration has provided its annual list of popular baby names. The list is compiled from data on all U.S. births in 2018 and gives stats on the top 1000 baby names of that year. Most commonly used girls' and boys' names were chosen by as many as 20,000+ families - while...
  4. Baby
    What's in a name? Well, a lot, actually, and parents are often looking at the meanings of names just as much as they are the popularity of names when it comes to giving their wee ones lifetime monikers. So just what are the most popular names of the last century? Odds are, you have someone in...
  5. Baby
    Scientists in England have found that it's getting harder and harder to find unique baby names for little ones. Names are important, and when we decide on what to give our bundles of joy, we want to be as personal, specific and often unique as possible. Admit it...you've heard some pretty...
  6. Baby
    While the world has its share of Blue Ivies and Norths, it seems like what was old is new again, as more and more babies are taking on more traditional and down-right old-fashioned names! Names are important. They make statements and they conjure images even without seeing an actual person...
  7. Baby
    The Social Security Administration has released 2016's most popular baby names, and once again, Noah and Emma top the lists! Every year, the U.S. Social Security Administration releases its list of most popular baby names based on social security number/card applications. For the fourth year in...
  8. Baby
    If you have a new baby arriving in the winter time, or just love the idea of a wintery-themed named, there is plenty of inspiration to be found in the frosty outside. The winter solstice has passed and, in most places, chilly winter weather is now in full swing. And though it lacks the peppy...
  9. Pregnancy & Birth
    Looking for some unique baby names? Think Fall. Though the first official day of Autumn has yet to arrive, signs of this plentiful season are beginning to crop up all around. Maybe it's the nights growing a little cooler--or perhaps the light of the sun as it takes a different path across the...
  10. Baby
    Boy or girl? Maybe it doesn't matter. As our culture shifts to one that's more open, diverse, and equality-minded, it seems as if baby naming trends are following suit. According to the data crunched by the naming experts at popular baby-naming website Nameberry, the popularity of unisex names...
  11. Pregnancy & Birth
    Eager to begin the name hunt--but not sure if you're having a boy or a girl yet? Or maybe you'd like to find a special name for your new little one that isn't linked to a particular gender? Here are 20 gender-neutral names (from much-loved to barely used) that would suit a girl--or a...
  12. Pregnancy & Birth
    There's nothing like a some fresh air and sunshine to rejuvenate and inspire--so why not let nature do the same for your name search? From trees to water to flowers: these 12 picks range from common to nearly unheard of--but all of them are naturally lovable. Hazel - Wildly popular at the...
  13. Pregnancy & Birth
    Don't like the idea of bestowing your boy with an overly common name, but not quite ready to go off the map either? Check out this list of unique sounding names that fall below the top 50 but above the top 200 (based off of the Social Security Administration's top 1000 list for 2015)...
  14. Baby
    The results are in... The Social Security Administration has released their list of the top baby names of 2015 and--drumroll please--they were Emma and Noah. Again. In fact, the top three most popular names remained unchanged from last year with Liam and Mason taking the second and third spots...
  15. Baby
    It's always interesting to see how baby name trends have shifted over the decades. Last week we shared a fascinating look at popular monikers from the 1950s that was created by the family history site Crestleaf. This week they've utilized their Historic Records Database to dig into baby names...
  16. Baby
        With the birth of the royal baby all over the news and news of new babies in my own life every time I answer the phone, I have become nostalgic thinking back to those first days as a new mama. In honor of all the new mamas out there, I figured I would share a list of the top...
  17. I'm Pregnant
    <p>I am the child of a very unique name and all my (3) sibs are unpopular names as well with the same theme. My parents didn't have the internet, though managed to come up with some pretty good names. </p> <p> </p> <p>My DH made the baby naming process particularly difficult for me while...
  18. I'm Pregnant
    I'm considering names for our 5th child (so, yes, I've done this once or twice!) and am considering a name that I'm pretty certain would tend to be misspelled when heard (it sounds like a more common name, but a name that doesn't have the same origin or meaning). I tend to think people would be...
  19. Baby
      Boys   Aquila eagle Latin   Duarte wealthy guardian Portuguese   Elsu flying falcon Native American   Faolan wolf Irish   Gaagii raven Native American   Lywanu growling bear Moquelumnan   Myllyn charm Aboriginal   Peeta rock Scandinavian   Turaku comet...
  20. I'm Pregnant
    <p>I know you're out there, you ladies who love to comment on baby name threads. Since the DDC's are all social groups now, you have all been lurking about with no where for your baby name opinions to go. Well, now it's your turn to help (me, mercilessly begging for ideas). Please help me name...
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