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6 hours ago
Which do you prefer?  Big sister is Evelyn.

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7 hours ago
I'm 24 weeks pregnant with my first child. We are having a little girl but have absolutely no name ideas. Any help?

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Hi ladies, which name do you like better? I kind of prefer Chloe June, because it’s not as common as Emma? However, I think Emma is a pretty name. I can’t use Emma June because I casually know somebody’s child named that. The MN June is special as I would like to use that name to honor the baby I miscarried in June. Thank you for opinions!

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We've pretty much settled on Lucille for our DD2, but I'm not having any strong feelings for a middle name.Helen and Valerie would make meaningful names for us, but don't seem to flow well. OTherwise for middle names we like:MarieElizabethEliseRoseSimoneMae / MayDD1 is Jacqueline Deanna (pronounced Dee-na) and last name sounds like Win-delle)

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10/21/2018
I’m hoping I won’t get raked through the coals for a spelling question, but I’ve been here for a decade and should know better! We’re expecting our fifth bio baby at the end of December and we’ve finally settled with a name. I believe either way that this is to be his name but am unsure about spelling. Normally, I try to stick to the original spelling, aside from my oldest I was young and didn’t know better.We want to name him Zion Augustine. However, the name is Zion has a lot of weird...

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Boys should be powerful, furiously aggressive, and revered. Girls should be pretty, happy, cherished and indulged. That's the message American parents are sending with their baby name choices, based on a BabyNameWizard.com analysis of modern “word names.” Photos: Getty Images Word-based baby names like Thunder or Empress offer a unique window onto our culture, because they're the clearest signals in the usually complex realm of names. Every name from Aaron to Zora has its own place in our...

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It's not a secret that many of today's parents are choosing to steer away from tradition when it comes to naming their baby. But does that mean that the newest generation have little to no meaning behind their names? We don't think so! Parents have shared the cute, inspiring, and personal connections behind their name choices in our Namipedia. Here are 11 sweet name stories that have us sharing a collective "awww!" Juliette"I named my 3 year old Juliette after my very best friend. My friend,...

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Lydia is still in the running for DD #3, it is my favorite but I worry that it is popular or on its way to being really popular. I am from MI and only know 2- one is 20 something and the other is 3. So, my question is- how many Lydias do you know? (and your general region/location would be appreciated!) Thanks!

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Imagine a land where names like Harriet, Evie, Pippa, Angus and Arlo roam. Sound like your kind of place? Then take a trip with me to the names of New Zealand. The South Pacific nation boasts a dramatic landscape and one of the world's best-educated populations. Its official languages are English and Maori, and its naming style reflects a history of immigration from England, Scotland and Ireland. You'll find echoes of fashions far and near, such as Scottish names like Lachlan and Flynn that...

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If you’re looking for a name that embodies music, artistry, and innovation, why not explore the names of jazz legends? These individuals helped create our modern musical landscape, and left behind legacies of songs, performances, and cultural touchstones that are sure to inspire today’s families. These names range from the uncommon to the popular, with plenty of Anglo surnames and retro sounds. Stylish and substantial, these fifteen names are sure to hit all the right notes. Photo: Getty...

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So I’m thinking if two first names. Like Dean Marie Francis Spencer.  Any ideas what to go with Dean? Or Darcy?

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My husband and I have a first name, but are stuck when it comes to the middle name for our son. His first name will be Parker. We've come up with:Parker TheoAnyone have any other suggestions?

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We are expecting baby girl #3 in January and have been set on the name Ada James since we found out we were expecting, but now I kind of like Reese James. Does the second option sound too masculine? which do you like better? Background: We like Southern-sounding, double names. Both of our other girls have a masculine aspect to their names and are named after family. James is non-negotiable as the middle name.

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A is for Asher. Or is it Augustus? Ace? Axton? Name fashion has many faces, and we're going to show them to you from A to Z. We've selected four boys' names starting with each letter of the alphabet to represent current American baby name style: two traditional, and two contemporary. Traditional names build their impact off of deep roots and a sense of history, cultural connections, and continuity. Contemporary names take their spark from a sense of freshness, creativity, and the opening of...

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What's next in the baby name realm where Oliver and Olivia reign? The hottest rising names in England and Wales show some classic English style, but also point in new directions. The fastest risers of last year, according to the Baby Name Wizard Hotness formula:   RISING GIRLS         RISING BOYS 1  Dotty Albi 2 Alaya Hunter 3 Luna Albie 4 Harleigh Rory 5 Elara Greyson 6 Winter Maverick 7 Harley Ralphie 8 Alayah Matei 9 Hallie Bodhi 10   Winnie Atlas   Photo: Getty...

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It's still "olive" season in England. The UK Office for National Statistics has announced the most popular baby names in England and Wales, and once again, Oliver and Olivia top the charts. They continue a decade-long run of dominance, with at least one of the "olive" names ranking #1 in 8 of the past 10 years. Yet even with that stability at the top, there movers and shakers, and stories to tell. Let's meet the full top 20 in England and Wales in 2017.               read more

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One of the hottest trends in girls' names is hiding in plain sight. It's the letter v—not V, just v. The letter quietly powers fashionable names of every style, from a lowercase position in the middle of names. The initial V hit its popularity peak in the early 20th century era of Vera and Velma, and has been relatively uncommon since. This NameVoyager graph tells the story: Now take a look at the trend for names that don't start with V, but contain the letter within. The past decade has seen...

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Every mom knows that finding the perfect baby name can feel like an impossible task. We all wish the right name would simply come to us at the right time. That’s why we love hearing about when a name has done just that. Thousands of parents have shared their experiences in our Namipedia. We've collected ten stories of unexpected inspiration (edited for clarity only). Perhaps they'll have you looking in some unusual places for your baby’s name! Piper"We named our little sweet pea after the...

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It's time for the old-time gent names to take another turn in the spotlight. I'm not just talking about the ones with a light touch, like Emmett and Theo, or quirky charm, like Oliver and Felix, or dashing elegance, like Silas and Sebastian. Those ships have already come in.  I'm talking about the hardcore throwbacks, the names as weighty and dignified as granite pillars. Conrad, Frederick, Edmund, step on up. I know, these names may be a hard sell. Lightness and vowels have dominated the name...

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Based on first name only, do you still assume Rory is a boy? Or do you assume girl?

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