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New Parents Apparently
Like First Lady's Name
May 11, 2018 4:33 PM CDT
New Parents Apparently Like First Lady's Name
'Melania' is rising quickly in popularity
- "Emma" may be the top name among baby girls in the US, but the first lady seems to have given "Melania" a real surge. In the annual rankings put out by the Social Security Administration Friday, "Melania" showed the fifth-best rise in girls' names from the previous...
Top 6 Names for
Baby Girls in 2017
All End in 'A'
May 11, 2018 12:02 PM CDT
Top 6 Names for Baby Girls in 2017 All End in 'A'
Emma took the No. 1 spot, while Liam was the top pick for baby boys
- Emma and Liam were the most frequently chosen baby names for 2017. For the fourth year in a row, Emma was the top girl's name, according to the annual list of the most popular baby names released by the Social Security Administration on Friday, the AP reports. Liam pushed...
Royal Baby's Name
Apr 27, 2018 6:01 AM CDT
Royal Baby's Name 'Confounds Expectations'
Meet Louis Arthur Charles, aka 'His Royal Highness Prince Louis of Cambridge'
- George, Charlotte, and … Louis. A name has finally been bestowed upon the youngest child of Prince William and Kate Middleton, reports
, ending four days of suspense since the baby's birth on whether the couple would go traditional or adventurous. Louis Arthur Charles is the boy's full...
10 Most Gender-Neutral
Baby Names in America
Mar 28, 2018 8:51 AM CDT
10 Most Gender-Neutral Baby Names in America
And you thought 'Charlie' was a boy's name
- Coming up with a baby name is no easy feat, with sound, meaning, and nicknames to consider. Coming up with two, a boy and a girl name in cases where the baby's gender isn't known, is even harder. Luckily, soon-to-be parents can avoid this. Gender-neutral baby names are...
Top Baby Names of 2017
Nov 29, 2017 2:44 PM CST
Top Baby Names of 2017
America adds even more Jacksons and Sophias
- BabyCenter released its list of the 100 most popular baby names of 2017 on Wednesday, and while Sophia and Jackson took the top spots for the eighth and fifth years in row respectively, a few more unique names made big gains,
reports. This past year, new parents appear...
Sweden Rejects Baby Name
From Beer-Loving Father
Nov 9, 2017 8:07 AM CST
Sweden Rejects Baby Name From Beer-Loving Father
'Pilzner' is a no-go
- A Swedish couple is fighting for the right to name their baby Pilzner, and, yes, it's because dad really likes beer. They plan to appeal a decision by the Swedish tax agency Skatteverket, which rejected the name as inappropriate for a child, reports the Local . "I only drink...
to Welcome Baby
Nov 1, 2017 9:42 AM CDT
Family 'Super-Excited' to Welcome Baby Frankenstein
Fla. baby's name is literally Oskar Gary Frankenstein
- A Florida couple got an extra treat on Halloween: a baby Frankenstein. Make that Oskar Gary Frankenstein, who made his entrance into the world four days late and after 14 hours of labor on Tuesday at Winter Park Memorial Hospital near Orlando, reports the AP . Parents Kyle and Jessica Frankenstein...
Baby Name Is a Villain
May 14, 2017 8:04 AM CDT
Fastest Growing Baby Name Is a Villain
Kylo is shooting up the charts of most popular names
- The most popular baby names every year are usually only debatable in whether Emma or Sophia will prove most common, but this year has kind of a fun fact among the fastest growing names: For boys, it's Kylo, presumably after
baddie Kylo Ren, which shot up from...
One Baby Name
Took a Huge Dive
in Just One Year
May 12, 2017 10:46 AM CDT
One Baby Name Took a Huge Dive in Just One Year
Caitlyn, its variants fell out of favor after Caitlyn Jenner came out as transgender
- Don't call me Caitlyn. A year after Caitlyn Jenner announced her new name and gender, the popularity of the name Caitlyn plummeted more than any other baby name, according to the Social Security Administration's annual list of the most popular baby names. In fact, the four names that...
Saudis Tell Dad He Can't
Call Daughter 'Ivanka'
May 9, 2017 2:45 AM CDT
Saudis Tell Dad He Can't Call Daughter 'Ivanka'
'I pleaded with them to accept the name,' he says
- "Ivanka" is not an acceptable baby name in Saudi Arabia, a father was told after trying to give his newborn daughter the same name as President Trump's first daughter. "The civil status department informed me that the name could not be approved because it was foreign,"...
Safe in Canada, Refugees Pay
Justin Trudeau a Sweet Thanks
May 8, 2017 10:03 AM CDT
Safe in Canada, Refugees Pay Justin Trudeau a Sweet Thanks
Afraa and Muhammad Bilan 'love' Canadian PM for their new life, name son after him
- At last count, more than 40,000 Syrian refugees had made Canada their new home since November 2015. Now the
reports that two of their number have thanked Prime Minister Justin Trudeau for his efforts with the ultimate compliment: They named their baby after him. Justin Trudeau Adam...
The Name That Ga. Doesn't
Want These Parents to Bestow
Mar 27, 2017 1:29 PM CDT
The Name That Ga. Doesn't Want These Parents to Bestow
ACLU files suit on behalf of couple who chose 'noble' last name of 'Allah' for baby
- A civil rights group sued Georgia over the state's refusal to allow a couple to officially name their 22-month-old child "Allah." The ACLU of Georgia filed the lawsuit recently in Fulton County Superior Court on behalf of the couple, Elizabeth Handy and Bilal Walk, the AP reports....
2 Babies and a Shakespearean
Coincidence in a SC Hospital
Mar 22, 2017 10:16 AM CDT
2 Babies and a Shakespearean Coincidence in a SC Hospital
Meet Romeo and Juliet, born hours apart in the same medical center
- A diaper by any other name would not smell as sweet to two "star-crossed" babies born earlier this week in a South Carolina hospital. CBS News reports on the birth of little Romeo Hernandez on Sunday at Coastal Carolina Hospital, and as the hospital's newborn photographer, Cassie Clayshulte,...
Top 10 'Posh'
Jan 7, 2017 4:07 PM CST
Top 10 'Posh' Baby Names for 2017
Figgy, Power, Fenston, and Yak are just the beginning
- Koala, Yellow, Npeter, Quail, Uxorious, Wigbert, Xman, and Scar. These are just a few of the "poshest" baby names for 2017, the
reports. The list was compiled by fancy-pants British magazine
, which claims that despite seeming "down-right odd" they're the "real deal" and "...
10 Most Popular Names
for Girls, Boys
Dec 7, 2016 10:03 AM CST
10 Most Popular Names for Girls, Boys
Sophia and Jackson take the No. 1 spots for their respective genders
- Lots of monikers ending in "a" and "n" top BabyCenter's 2016 list of top baby names , with Sophia taking the top spot for girls, while Jackson ascends to No. 1 for the little guys. Almost 400,000 parents sent in their picks for the year, which
Teen Has Made Almost $65K
Naming Chinese Babies
Sep 8, 2016 6:45 PM CDT
Teen Has Made Almost $65K Naming Chinese Babies
Her website idea is strange, but apparently it works
- A 16-year-old British girl came up with an odd, but apparently very good, idea: Start a website designed to help Chinese parents choose an English name for their babies. Her specialname.cn asks parents to pay a small fee, input their baby's gender, and choose five personality traits, out...
So Many Babies Are Going to
Be Named Simone This Year
Aug 17, 2016 2:40 PM CDT
So Many Babies Are Going to Be Named Simone This Year
Thanks to Simone Biles and Simone Manuel
- 2016 is the Year of Simone, at least as far as the Olympics and baby names are concerned. NBC News reports Google searches for "Simone baby name" are up 230% in August thanks to the Olympics success of swimmer Simone Manuel and gymnast Simone Biles. Apparently there hasn't...
The Top 10
May 6, 2016 10:20 AM CDT
The Top 10 Baby Names Revealed
Noah, Emma are most popular yet again
- Ludwig apparently didn't catch on . For the second year in a row, Emma was the most popular baby name for girls in the US in 2015, while Noah extended its streak as the top name for boys for a third year, according to the Social Security Administration. The top...
Jan 6, 2016 11:47 AM CST
Soccer Fan Tricks Wife, Names Baby After Team
Wife says she found out true inspiration two years later
- The fact that a soccer fan named his daughter after his favorite team is maybe not so exceptional. The fact that he managed to hide the inspiration from his wife for two years is. Clare Smith of New South Wales, Australia, wrote to a magazine to confess that she thought...
Dec 1, 2015 4:00 PM CST
Parents Now Naming Their Babies After Instagram Filters
And yet they laugh at our beautiful baby girl, Friendster
- In news sure to provoke heavy sighing and eye-rolling from people who like to complain about kids today: Kids today are now being named after Instagram filters,
reports. In fact, Today calls it "one of the hottest baby name trends of 2015." So who are these...
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