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Celine Dion gave birth to her twin boys on Saturday. But the little dudes still don’t have names yet. “I’ve read nearly 15,000 names,” the singer, 42, tells French magazine Gala, “and nothing has stuck.””Because [my other son] René-Charles goes to school in the United States, he’s suggested English first names. My mother, on the… READ MORE »


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Move aside, Apple Martin—your name is old news. Especially when you consider the brand-spanking-new moniker that Jamie “Naked Chef” Oliver just gave his son. He and his wife Jools welcomed Buddy Bear Maurice Oliver into the world this week. James explained that Maurice is to honor Jools’ late father, but has no explanation for the… READ MORE »


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Mazel tov, Alanis Morisette! The queen of broken relationships has announced in US Weekly that she is expecting her first child with rapper Souleye. The happy couple are getting right down to business after wedding in May.

Obviously, this baby will need a colorful and stupid-sounding name just like his papa. We’ve got some… READ MORE »


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I consider myself quite the name game-changer by having an “i” instead of a “y” at the end of “Kelli.” But I have nothing on the crop of kiddies that we can expect in the next nine months. The baby name website Nameberry.com recently released their list of the top 100 girl names searched for… READ MORE »


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Clearly, the new moms in 2009 are on “Team Jacob.” For the 11th year in a row, the name topped the list of most popular boy names, while Isabella — the full name of Bella Swan, Twilight’s heroine — pushed Emma out of the top slot for girl names. No word on where Edward falls… READ MORE »


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What’s in a name? Plenty, at least if you care about race, socioeconomic status, and educational background. That’s according to Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner, whose chapter in their best-selling Freakonomics, “Perfect Parenting, Part II; or: Would a Roshanda by Any Other Name Smell as Sweet?” examines the socioeconomic patterns of naming children… READ MORE »


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We poke a lot of fun at celebrities who give their kids wacky names like Apple and Pilot Inspektor and Sparrow Midnight, but normal people give their kids — and themselves! — ridiculous monikers as well. “Today” had a hilarious segment this morning about average Americans with wacky names like “Marijuana Pepsi.” Soooo, following… READ MORE »


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Last Tuesday, Gisele Bundchen and Tom Brady had a baby boy who will probably grow up to be way too cute for his own good. Only, they’re not sure what to name him. “It’s kind of back to the drawing board,” Tom said in a radio interview yesterday. “We thought we had a name picked… READ MORE »


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“It reminded me of the Johnny Cash song ‘A Boy Named Sue.’ My worry raising a son in Hollywood is what will he have to struggle for? I wanted to give him a name that he’s going to have to stand up for. I love it; I think it’s a beautiful name.”– Joel Madden on… READ MORE »


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Writer Laura Wattenberg was issued a challenge by Parents magazine: Predict the top baby names for boys and girls in … 2019? The thing is, the majority of popular baby names are the same as those a decade before. There are just some names that are always in fashion — Jacob and Zoe, for example… READ MORE »


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Nicole Richie gave birth to a healthy baby boy this morning. She and boyfriend Joel Madden named the little tyke … wait for it … Sparrow James Midnight Madden. Now, Sparrow might have been cute for a little girl, but for a little boy? That s**t won’t fly (heehee) on the playground. Whatevs. Congrats! [DListed]… READ MORE »


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A new study published in The Social Science Quarterly completely backs up Johnny Cash’s story in “A Boy Named Sue.” As it turns out, calling your baby boy something uncommon, unpopular, or feminine will most definitely “increase the tendency toward juvenile delinquency.” There’s a greater chance he’ll wind up in the slammer … or playing… READ MORE »


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TheBabyWebsite.com has released what are considered to be Britain’s most unfortunate baby names. Seymour Butts and Ivana Tinkle aren’t on the list, but some of the names include Mary Christmas, Paige Turner, and Doug Hole. Isn’t this a form of child abuse? Anyway, this got the Frisky girls and I talking about what we’d do… READ MORE »


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Seraphina Rose Elizabeth, according to People.com. Seraphina is the “feminine form of the Late Latin name Seraphinus, derived from the biblical word seraphim which was Hebrew in origin and meant ‘fiery ones.'” Might the little girl have red hair? The name may not be in line with what we predicted — colored, floral, or elderly… READ MORE »


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As Amelia mentioned earlier, Jennifer Garner gave birth yesterday to her second baby girl by Ben Affleck. This child is going to be the second cutest kid in Hollywood, because Violet is the most adorable of all the famous couple spawn. But what will Jen and Ben name her? When a couple has more than… READ MORE »


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Bristol Palin and her baby daddy Levi Johnston gave birth to healthy boy on Sunday. His name? Tripp Easton Mitchell Johnston. Say what? Is that the name of a new nail polish color? Was little Bristol trippin’ when she bought her baby books? Or perhaps she was paying homage to many “famous” “Tripps” on TV… READ MORE »


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I’m still laughing about little Bronx Mowgli Simpson-Wentz. It made me wonder what delightful combination of NYC Neighborhood and Disney Character Ashlee and Pete would name ME if I was lucky enough to be their spawn? So I created a baby name generator! Check it out here and then come back and put in the… READ MORE »


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Male and female plants “converse” with the molecules in the pollen (male) and the pistol (female). [EurekAlert]
A woman in Alton, IL, was arrested for bartending in the nude. She faces a misdemeanor charge of “lewd entertainment.” For such a naughty act, isn’t “lewd” a wonderful word? [AHN] … READ MORE »


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Do you remember when you were a child and it was cool to have a cup, key chain or T-shirt with your name on it? Well, I never had that luxury, you see, because I have a rather unique name. I learned early on in life that I would never be able to walk into… READ MORE »


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“There’s nothing weird about calling your baby Chewbacca, if that’s what you want to call your baby. It’s no weirder than Sarah – it’s just that people aren’t so used to it.” — Chris Martin [AHN] … READ MORE »