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2012′s Top Baby Names: Is Your Name On The List?

January 5, 2012

And The Worst Celebrity Baby Name Of 2011 Was…

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…

48 Pagan Baby Names Perfect For Your Little One

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.

My own kids’ names, Rowan and Aurora, definitely have some religious meaning for me as well, being Pagan, but Pagan kid names are often a little more complicated. Well, or less, depending on how you look at it.

If you’re looking for a Pagan or Wiccan-themed baby name, there’s a lot of different things to consider. Read more…

Pippa, Hadley & Arlo: The Hottest Baby Names Of 2011

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 the year’s most compelling events.” So, which names made the list? Let’s find out. Keep reading »

Why Ridiculous Celebrity Baby Names Suck

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 the child’s family name, are the kind of naming no-nos that really tick me off. I’d share examples of my least favorite baby names but those friends will eventually read this…

But when it comes to awesomely horrendous names bestowed on the babes of celebrities, I just don’t care. None of us should, really. I’m convinced that most of them do it for publicity, which is all sorts of wrong. The others, like Shannyn Sossaman who named her baby Audio Science, are probably nuts. And who am I to judge the decisions of crazy people? Keep reading »

Morning Quickies: Jay-Z Cheating On Beyoncé? And Natalie Portman’s (Maybe) Baby Name

  • 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]
  • Add Miley Cyrus to the list of celebs who tweeted about Casey Anthony’s acquittal: “You know the world is skewed when people get away with murdering children but we can’t get gay marriage legalized in the state of California.” Damn straight. [Gossip Cop]

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