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Should We Have Name Police?

Claire McCarthy, M.D. | Posted 04.16.2014 | Parents
Claire McCarthy, M.D.

Some unusual names can actually work -- and might be enjoyed. And, more importantly, it shouldn't matter what your name is. Or how you look, or where you're from, or your sexual orientation or whether you have disabilities. We are each as worthy as anyone else -- and deserving of respect and kindness.

12 Fall Foliage-Inspired Baby Names

nameberry | Posted 10.13.2013 | Parents

Written by Linda Rosenkrantz for It’s autumn. We know it by the delicious briskness in the air and the flaming colors of the leave...

13 Symmetrical Baby Names

nameberry | Posted 09.10.2013 | Parents

Written by Linda Rosenkrantz for Nameberry If you’re looking for a name with perfect symmetry and balance, nothing could fit the bill better than...

12 Wild Baby Names For Fierce Little Boys

Pamela Redmond Satran | Posted 07.04.2012 | Parents
Pamela Redmond Satran

These names suggest old school bad boys in a brave new world, one in which boys still throw rocks and ride dirt bikes but also wear earrings and headbands.

Sorry, My Name Is Not Tiffany

Darina Kagan | Posted 05.30.2012 | Parents
Darina Kagan

Growing up with a non-traditional name, I was exposed to the ignorant mocking of the cliche kids on the playground. I remember asking my parents, "Why couldn't you name me something common like Laura or Jessica?"

Baby Names 2011: The Hottest Trends

Pamela Redmond Satran | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Pamela Redmond Satran

For baby names 2011, we predict the merging of two major recent trends: very proper proper names -- think Louise and Arthur, Beatrix and Abraham -- with lighter-than-air, even silly nicknames: Lulu, Bee, Bunny, and Bram.

British Baby Names: Choices With Charm and Class

Pamela Redmond Satran | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Pamela Redmond Satran

Every few months, about as often as I allow myself to relish a hot caramel sundae and with about the same amount of delicious anticipation, I dip into the Telegraph birth announcements to see what the upper-crusty British baby namers are up to.

The New Bad Boy Names

Pamela Redmond Satran | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Pamela Redmond Satran

On the nameberry message boards, I saw word of a little boy named Vandal. Are these parents masochistic? Or do they just love the idea of launching a bad boy (or girl) into the world?