popular topics in choosing a name

  • Names that Mean Peace
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    100 Names That Mean Peace for Your Baby
    When looking for baby name inspiration, peace is a lovely word to start with. It conjures up a sense of calm, serenity, love, togetherness, and tranquility. Your baby can bring peace to your life, your family, and one day, the world (maybe!). Mo...
    Jennifer Caffelle
  • 100 Greek Mythology Boy Names
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    100 Greek Mythology Boy Names
    Greek mythology has inspired literature, music, film, theater, and even Broadway for thousands of years. The Broadway musical Hadestown won the Tony Award for Best New Musical and received a slew of other awards and nominations. More: 75 Royal N...
    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 (& Why Middle Names Matter)
    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 Names that Mean Rebirth
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    75 Baby Names That Mean Rebirth or New Beginnings
    Whether you are looking for a fresh start or a new beginning, I think we can all agree that the birth of a new baby is the start of something new and exciting! If you are already a parent or if you are expecting your first child, you'll want to f...
    Stefanie Miller
  • 100 Warrior Boy Names
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    100 Boy Names That Mean Warrior (With Their Origins)
    Naming a child can seem daunting and there are so many popular names out there that may not seem like a good fit, especially for your baby boy. Luckily, we have compiled a list of baby boy names that are perfect for your little one. You will be a...
    Stefanie Miller
  • 75 Filipino Names
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    75 Filipino Names for Your Little One
    If you have a Filipino heritage and want a way to honor family members and ancestors, why not choose a Filipino baby name for your new bundle of joy? Whether you are expecting a baby boy or a baby girl, you will find 75 wonderful options below th...
    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 ...
  • Icelandic Names
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    75 Icelandic Names for Your Little One
    Choosing a name for your child in Iceland is a radically different process compared to other countries. First off, there is a list of approved names for you to pick from. If you are wanting a name that isn't on the list, you may submit it for app...
    Jennifer Caffelle
  • 75 Masculine Boy Names
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    75 Masculine Boy Names for Your Baby
    Masculinity is a term that is used to describe men, usually both with appearance and gender. If you are expecting a baby boy and are looking for a great name for him, then you may find one here. More: 75 Old Man Names that are Popular Again Bel...
    Stefanie Miller
  • Romanian Names
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    75 Romanian Names (& Meanings) to Inspire Your Baby Name Search
    Romania is a romantic and magical country in Eastern Europe and is home to nearly twenty million people. The mighty Danube River ends its journey in Romania, and it is home to the majestic Carpathia Mountains. More: 75 Gypsy Names for Baby Roma...
    L. Elizabeth Forry
  • 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
  • 75 Baby Girl Z Names
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    75 Baby Girl Names That Start With Z (& Meanings)
    The last letter of the alphabet doesn’t get a lot of notice on most baby name lists and Z names are not usually among the most popular baby girl names, but the truth is there are quite a few wonderful and unique baby girl names that start with ...
    L. Elizabeth Forry
  • 4 Letter Girl Names
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    75 4 Letter Girl Names (With Meanings) for Your Baby
    Short is always so sweet! When looking at baby names for the new addition to your family, you don't always have to choose one that is long or complicated for it to be unique and beautiful. Sometimes the simplest names are the most original and wo...
    Stefanie Miller
  • Tree Names
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    75 Tree Names (& Meanings) to Inspire Your Baby Name Search
    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
  • 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?...
  • Color Inspired Names
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    75 Color Baby Names (& Their Meanings)
    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
  • 75 Biblical Baby Names
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    75 Biblical Names (& Meanings) to Inspire Your Baby Name Search
    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