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  • 25 creative nicknames for Margaret
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    25 Creative Nicknames for Margaret
    Choosing the right name for your baby can be a difficult decision. Jennifer Moss, CEO and Founder of Babynames.com recommends choosing a name that can grow with your child.  She advises you to remember that you’re not just naming a baby, you...
    Jennifer Caffelle
  • 101 Greek mythology names for baby girls
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    101 Greek Mythology Names for Girls
    Greek mythology is full of inspiration for a meaningful and unique baby name. Take a look through our list of names for girls inspired by Greek mythology.  More: 25 Celestial Names for Baby Acantha - a nymph loved by Apollo, the god of healing...
    Elisa Cinelli
  • 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 mermaid names for baby girls
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    75 Mermaid Names for Your Little Girl
    A lot of women and girls have dreams of being a mermaid. How could we not? Many millennial moms came of age watching Disney’s The Little Mermaid. Ariel has been an idol for girls ever since.  More: 50 Sassy Girl Names While you may never get...
    Sa'iyda Shabazz
  • 101 names ending in A for baby girls
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    101 Girl Names Ending in A
    There is something about names that end in the letter ‘a’ for girls. They have a certain sense of femininity, whimsy and they’re often a little cute. The ‘a’ sound is incredibly common, especially when it comes to names for girls. More...
    Sa'iyda Shabazz
  • 50 baby names that mean blessing
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    50 Names That Mean "Blessing"
    The word "blessing" is soaked in history and has been translated into a collection of languages and meanings. Throughout it’s journey over thousands of years, one thing still remains true: the symbolism and overall message that it breathes int...
    Miranda Altice
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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 ...
  • 75 Disney names for baby girls
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    75 Disney Girl Names
    Pass on the joy and magic that Disney brings into your life with these special Disney names, including your favorite Princesses, ducks, geese, robots and more! More: Game of Thrones Inspired Baby Names If you’re looking for a list of names wh...
    Jacqueline Weiss
  • 50 sassy names for baby girls
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    50 Sassy Girl Names
    Spice up your life with these sassy name options perfect for your little girl. Though it can be hard to tell exactly what their personality will develop to in the early days, shake things up with one of these fun choices. More: 75 Elegant Girl N...
    Jacqueline Weiss
  • 75 car names for baby boys
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    75 Car Names for Boys
    Finding the right name for your son can send you looking in a bunch of different directions. Sometimes you need to focus on a specific theme to help narrow down your selection. If you, your partner, or anyone else in your circle is a car enthusi...
    Sa'iyda Shabazz
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    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...
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  • Victorian Girls Names
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    The Ultimate List of Victorian Girl Names
    Looking for a name for your baby girl can be challenging. There are simply so many beautiful names. If you’re searching, looking at a certain point in history can prove to have wonderful results. The Victorian era is known as a time of elegan...
    Sa'iyda Shabazz
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    The Ultimate List of Three Letter Boy Names
    There are many reasons why you may want to find a shorter name for your baby boy. Perhaps, to match with a longer last name, or to make sure that their full name is not too bulky.   Jennifer Moss, founder and CEO of BabyNames.com, recommends th...
    Jennifer Caffelle
  • 75 car names for girls
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    75 Car Names for Girls
    When looking for a name for your baby girl, the options are endless. If you’re passionate about automobiles, a car-inspired name for your new leading lady might be the perfect solution. Or perhaps as Jennifer Moss, founder and CEO at BabyNames...
    Jennifer Caffelle
  • 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? N...
  • 50 baby names that mean "king"
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    50 Names That Mean King to Inspire Your Baby Name Search
    If you would like your child to possess positive, kingly qualities such as strong leadership skills, bravery, and a kind and just heart, consider a name that means “king.” Throughout history, nations have risen and fallen depending upon thei...
    Elisa Cinelli
  • The ultimate list of three-letter girls
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    The Ultimate List of Three Letter Girl Names
    Choosing the right name for your baby girl can be a challenging experience. There are no shortage of ideas and resources to help you narrow down your options, but there can be many factors that you are taking into consideration when choosing the ...
  • Inspiration for choosing a destined-to-be-famous baby name
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    The Ultimate Guide to Famous Names
    Will your child become the next A-list actor, Pulitzer prize winner, Olympic athlete, or world leader? Thanks to the How Famous is Your Name tool, there’s a way to find out. More: The Most Successful Baby Names Celebrity Names for Babies: How...
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