• 75 Galaxy Names
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    75 Galaxy-Inspired Names for Your Little One
    If you’re passionate about astronomy and fascinated by everything galactical, consider a galaxy name for your new baby. Galaxy names reference the stars and planets as well as the Greek, Roman, and Egyptian gods and goddess of the heavens. Mor...
    Elisa Cinelli
  • 75 Southern Girl Names
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    75 Southern Girl Names
    Southerners are known for sipping sweet tea on their front porches while chatting with neighbors in that distinct southern drawl. There are also some beautiful and unique girl names in the South. Our favorite southern baby girl names include plac...
    Elisa Cinelli
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    80 of The Most Common Names in the World
    When thinking about baby names, many parents are interested in understanding what the most common names in the world are so they can either avoid them or choose from that list depending on preference. You can find the most common names in the wor...
    Charise Rohm Nulsen
  • The best baby names books for 2020
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    The Best Baby Name Books of 2020
    Editor’s Note: We know raising kids can be hard. That’s why we’re dedicated to making your life easier with the latest and greatest parenting advice and products. We wanted to let you know that if you chose to purchase one of the items feat...
    Jennifer Caffelle
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    The Most Popular Viking Names to Inspire Your Search
    If you want to give your fearless little explorer a Viking name, take a look through our list of names inspired by these Norse conquerors. Vikings were the seafaring Norse people of Scandinavia. They hailed from what is now Denmark, Norway, and ...
    Elisa Cinelli
  • Mother tenderly holding newborn baby girl with popular 2019 baby name
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    These Were the Top Baby Names and Trends of 2019
    It’s hard to believe 2019 is over. Now that the year is over, we can see it was quite a year for baby names. According to the Social Security Administration’s list, which they’ve kept since 1879, Liam and Emma are the most popular baby name...
    Sa'iyda Shabazz
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    75 Inspirational Names for Babies
    Choosing a baby name allows you to imbue your child’s life with both inspiration and meaning. An inspirational baby name can be a permanent reminder to both your family and your child that life is filled with potential and many ways to contribu...
    Charise Rohm Nulsen
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    Successful Baby Names: The Ultimate Guide
    As parents, all we want for our kids is to grow up and be happy and successful. There’s no solid way to ensure both, or else we’d all have it. But there certainly are ways that we can set them up for success by nudging them in the right direc...
    Sa'iyda Shabazz
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    50 Vintage Names Making a Comeback
    Sometimes the best baby names come from the past. Baby girl names that might sound old fashioned or retro or even “old lady”, like Alice, Clara, or Edith, are starting to sound good again. Baby boy names like Leo or Theodore that once sounded...
    Elisa Cinelli
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    Why Emma Has Been The Top Baby Girl Name For Five Years in a Row
    Recently, the Social Security Administration released their list of the most popular names given to babies born in the United States in 2018, and for the fifth year in a row Emma has nabbed the top spot on the list. More: 50 Unique Baby Names Yo...
    Jacqueline Weiss
  • 2018 Baby Name Trends
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    The Hottest (and Weirdest) Baby Name Trends for 2018
    There are some hot baby name trends out there, and some really weird ones, too (Kylo? Eleven?). We have our predictions on what's going to take off and what you should probably avoid. The most popular baby names last year were the traditional ...
    Colleen Hughes
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    Names that Ruled the Century: #1 Baby Names of the Last 100 Years
    Before baby names became quite so trendy, parents chose classic names that were en vogue for long stretches of time. Take a look back at the #1 baby girl and boy names from the late 1800s on in the U.S. You may be surprised to learn how long some...
    Erin Dower
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    Baby Name Trends for 2015
    Baby name trends are always evolving. What names will be popular for babies born in 2015? Here are some of our guesses. And remember, you can always visit the FamilyEducation NameLab for more baby name fun and Pregnancy Day by Day for resources f...
    Erin Dower
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    Popular Names and their Pros and Cons
    Popular Names and their Pros and Cons Popular names are exactly that—names that are popular or vogue at a specific point in time. These are the trendiest names, and they're the strongest reflection of the naming fashions that are in style at...