popular topics in choosing a name

  • Tree Names
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    75 Tree Baby Names
    Nature inspires us with its beauty. Trees, woods, forests, and glens all evoke magical imagery and wonder; they are the stuff of fairytales and far off places. Therefore, it is little wonder there are so many baby names related to trees and natur...
    L. Elizabeth Forry
  • Color Inspired Names
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    75 Baby Names Inspired by Colors
    Few things in our lives are more inspiring and meaningful than colors. Specific colors evoke memories and thoughts of favorite holidays and traditions. We all have our favorites and seeing them can bring us joy. Some even say our favorite color s...
    L. Elizabeth Forry
  • The ultimate guide to choosing a middle name for your baby
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    The Ultimate Guide to Choosing a Middle Name
    When it comes to choosing baby names, deciding on a middle name can be an exciting challenge. You can use a middle name for so many purposes. The first thing to consider is your intention behind choosing a baby name that includes a middle name. I...
    Charise Rohm Nulsen
  • 75 Biblical Baby Names
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    75 Biblical Baby Names for Your Little One
    If faith plays an important role in your life, choosing inspiration from The Bible when picking a name for your little one is a great place to start. Whether biblical characters from your favorite stories, or names with meanings that are powerful...
    Jennifer Caffelle
  • Puerto Rican Names
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    75 Puerto Rican Names for Your Little Girl
    Puerto Rico is a Caribbean island and an unincorporated territory of the United States and is home to nearly three million people. This beautiful, lush island is approximately 1,000 miles southeast of Miami. The culture and language have been hea...
    L. Elizabeth Forry
  • Funny Girl Names
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    75 Funny Girl Names for Your Little One
    By now you have probably been through countless baby names, trying to find the perfect one for your baby girl. It may seem unconventional, but why not choose a funny baby name? What makes these silly is some of their origins or because they are a...
    Stefanie Miller
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    Ethnic Variations of Names
    Ethnic Variations of Names Many names in common use in the U.S. today can be linked to a foreign heritage merely by using the form of the name that relates to a specific country. While this approach doesn't work for every name, you'll find that ...
  • Artist Inspired Names
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    75 Baby Names Inspired by Famous Artists
    You don't have to be an art expert to know many of the most famous artists in the world. There is art all around you if you know where to look. If you are looking to pay homage to your artsy side, why not choose one of these wonderful names for y...
    Stefanie Miller
  • 80s Girl Names
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    The Top 80s Girl Names
    In recent years, many parents have sought to choose a more unique name for their children, resulting in some of the most timeless, classic names getting overlooked. However, this can allow you to bring one of those names back and give it new popu...
    Stefanie Miller
  • New York Inspired Names
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    50 Baby Names Inspired by New York
    New York is iconic for so many reasons, which is why it's one of the top tourist destinations in the country. If you were born there or just love to visit, you may consider a name for your baby inspired by something that makes New York special. ...
    Stefanie Miller
  • Parenting Tools Printables
    Printable List of Top 100 Baby Names for Girls
    A printable PDF version of our current top 100 baby names for girls in the U.S. from the Social Security Administration. Click on each name to see its meaning, and check off the heart next to the names you like (assign one column of hearts to eac...
    erin.dower@pearson.com
  • Names Meaning Grace
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    75 Names Meaning Grace for Your Little One
    There are many ways to gain inspiration when choosing a name for your little one, especially if you want to bestow characteristics you hope your baby will have. Grace indicates elegance, poise, and honor, all lovely attributes for a child to have...
    Jennifer Caffelle
  • Steampunk Names
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    75 Steampunk Names for Your Little One
    If you are not familiar with the term steampunk, it is a genre of science fiction with a historical setting usually involving steam-powered machinery. It has morphed over the years to include a fashion and design style that includes historical in...
    L. Elizabeth Forry
  • 50 Weird Celebrity Baby Names
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    50 of the Weirdest Celebrity Baby Names
    We have all seen our fair share of strange baby names, and most of the time they come from celebrities. To be unique and claim their own identities, their famous parents chose names that could be seen as all their own. More: 75 Celebrity Baby Na...
    Stefanie Miller
  • Religious Names
    Old Testament Boys' Names
    Old Testament Boys' Names Of the many names included in the Old Testament of the Bible, these are the ones that have found the most favor over the years: Name Dropping Are there any biblical names in today's name pool that should be avoided?...
  • 75 Goddess Names
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    75 Moon Goddess Names for Your Little Girl
    Few things are more magical and mythical than the moon. The moon has inspired and awed humankind for as long as there is written history, and likely much further back. The full moon is something to awe, and personification of the moon has a deep-...
    L. Elizabeth Forry
  • Names Meaning Love
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    75 Names Meaning Love for Your Little Love
    When choosing a name for your new addition, love is a great inspiration. Love is a universal language, and when you meet your little one you will be filled with unconditional love like nothing else. More: 50 Names that Mean Blessing These 75 na...
    Jennifer Caffelle
  • Philosopher Inspired Names
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    75 Baby Names Inspired by Famous Philosophers
    Philosophers are some of the most influential people and thinkers of our lifetime. They have laid down the framework for important progress in areas such as mathematics and physics. More: 75 Inspirational Names that Exude Positivity Below is a ...
    Stefanie Miller