Well dammit. My number one boy name has cracked the top 10 baby names of the year. Guess I will have to come up with a new name for my imaginary son. Find out if your favorite names made the list… [Newser]
I dare you not to cry while watching this autistic kid’s… More »
So, if the Facebook screenshot above is to be believed, someone decided to name their baby “Hashtag,” in honor of their obsession with Twitter (they’re also having some serious trouble spelling the word “weighs,” but that’s another story for another day). In honor of my constantly shrinking amount of faith in the world, I thought this… More »
Congratualtions to Adele! The 24-year-old singer just gave birth to her first, a baby boy, with her boyfriend, 38-year-old Simon Konecki.
No name has yet been released and we know some parents have a hard time picking that perfect moniker.
As we are experts in dumb celebrity baby names and the dumbest things parents… More »
Remember the days when people would name their babies after, say, their great-grandmother? Well, consider Kourtney Kardashian the great-grandmother of our nation. A list of the most popular baby names state-by-state put out by the Social Security Administration proves that people are watching the Kardashians.
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Jacob continues to dominate in the land of boy baby names, taking the No. 1 spot for the 13th year in a row. But there’s a new winner in the female category: After twoyears atop the list, Isabella has now been replaced by Sophia. Isabella was downgraded to second place, followed by Emma (which was… More »
It’s not a new trend to name your child after a favorite character from pop-culture but the last few years have lent themselves to trendy names from film making their way to the top of the list. For the last few years, “Twilight”’s Bella has been a popular name but this year it’s another young adult… More »
Celebrities tend to choose some very, er, interesting names for their offspring, but this year two names stood out: Bear Blu Jarecki, born to Alicia Silverstone, and Moroccan Cannon, born to Mariah Carey. Those two tied for the worst celebrity baby boy names of 2011 on a new BabyNames.com poll, ABC News reports. Read more… … More »
Everywhere you look there’s a John, Christian (Christie?), Daniel, Jacob, Sarah, Lily — names derived from the Bible, or at least credited that way. My Jewish friend chose the Hebrew name ‘Ethan’ for her son, and I”m sure many of you know people whose religious beliefs influenced their children’s names as well.
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Every year, celebrity baby name website Nameberry.com declares the hottest baby names of that year. The list is based on an analysis of the most searched names, particularly those which saw a strong and sudden increase over the last six months. This year, Nameberry says, the list was “driven by unexpected celebrities, rediscovered classics, and… More »
I could read about, talk about and dream about baby names all day long. Some people might call me obsessed. I truly get upset each time I hear a bad name… a bad name in my opinion, at least. Too trendy, spelled too ”Kreatively,” or a given name that sounds plain horrible when paired with… More »
The gossip blog Crazy Days & Nights claims Jay-Z has been two-timing Beyoncé with a French model. Somehow I don’t believe it. These two really seem in love. [Bossip]
Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel are giving their relationship another try. [Us Weekly]
Jennie Garth and “Twilight”‘s Peter Facinelli have allegedly separated. Kelly, no! [Celebitchy]
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Beware of pressing the “like” button on this story, as we may have created a monster. Lior and Vardit Adler, a couple in Israel, just had a baby girl and decided to name her … “Like.” Yes, as in the Facebook’s universal sign of approval, or as in a Valley Girl’s most frequently uttered word. More »
On Friday, Nick Cannon sat down on the “The Gayle King Show” to talk about being a new papa to twins. “It was surreal for me,” he said of being in the delivery room. “Of course, it had to be a production and I was the production manager. I had a camera in… More »
Celebrities come up the most insane baby names. Where do they ge their inspiration? Duh! From Gary Busey. In this sketch for “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” Gary consults with famous folk over the phone for $2.17 a minute to come up with names like “Papaya Aquarium” and “Snuggie Hammerhead.” “I’m Gary Busey and I… More »
Is there an unwritten rule that celebutards are required to name their babies something completely outrageous and idiotic? The kiddos will get enough flack for having a famous mommy and daddy, so topping it off with a stupid name is just cruel and unnecessary.
It was recently revealed that Mariah Carey and her toothpick-sized… More »
The list of top trending baby names in 2011 is further proof that “Teen Mom” may be ruining the next generation. The most popular boys and girls names so far this year are Bentley and Maci. (Bentley, of course, is the name “Teen Mom” Maci, ahem, gave her son.) Okay, if you say so, new… More »
Nick Cannon appeared on “Rachael Ray” this week, and naturally she asked him about baby names. “We always picked out a few [baby] names,” he said. “From the day we met, we picked out names … because ironically we have the same last initial—Carey and Cannon.” So the C-name that first popped into… More »