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Angela Mastrodonato created Upswing Baby Names to celebrate names on the upswing. She is a big-time name watcher, and has a growing list of names she watches by tracking their popularity each year. Sign up here to get your copy of this Watch List.
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TV Names That Never Took Off: Felicity & Frasier

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Some TV character names become mega-popular, like Samantha from ‘Bewitched’–but Angela Mastrodonato takes a look at some that didn’t make it.

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The Matching Sibling Name Debate: Chloe With a Side of Zoe?

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Angela Mastrodonato lays out the lines on the matching-subset debate. Which side are you on?

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New Names that Sound Old: Eden, Paisley, Romilly

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Some of the freshest sounding names around actually have longer histories than you might imagine, says Angela Mastrodonato of Upswing Baby Names. Are Eden and Auden old or new?

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Baby Names that Bridge Generations: Allison and Kyle

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Angela Mastrodonato looks at generation-bridging names: names that would fit both mom and baby, such as Natalie, Allison and Kyle.

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Baby Name Flow: How First-Middle-Last Names Can Play Nice Together

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Great advice from Angela Mastrodonato on the role a middle name plays in the order of things, and offers a checklist of how best to get a name with optimal flow.

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