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TV doctor names

By Meagan Burke, TulipByAnyName 

The doctors are in and they have some fabulous names!  So let’s explore the great names of famous TV doctors past and present for a healthy dose of name inspiration!

Jack Shephard

Dr. Jack Shephard was a spinal surgeon on Lost played by Matthew Fox. There are countless notable associations to Jack, from author Jack London to president Jack Kennedy. Jack is currently Number 41 in the U.S, and is mega popular worldwide, ranking in the Top 5 in Australia, England & Wales, Ireland, New Zealand, Northern Ireland, and Scotland.

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Nickname Names on the Rise

Nickname names on the rise

By Linda Rosenkrantz

Our British cousins have long been nuts for nickname names, and now we’re seeing in the latest Social Security stats the increased use of vintage nicknames on their own in the US as well. No jumps for UK faves Alfie and Archie yet, but here are some others that are moving up, all of which rose at least 20 places, arranged with highest climbers first.

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Welsh literary names

By Clare Bristow

Welsh names can be divisive. Some people love them for their look, sound and cultural associations, while others run screaming from the unfamiliar spelling and pronunciation.

In this post we’ll look at some of the oldest Welsh literary names, and I hope you’ll find them surprisingly usable.

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Star Baby Names of April

Starbabies of April

By CaraMichelle

Some extremely imaginative names on the April starbaby list, including girls named Adora Borealis and Winner.

The most unusual sibset: Heiress Diana, King, Major and Messiah.

High-profile, less off-the-radar choices include John Legend and Chrissy Teigen’s Luna Simone and Kelly Clarkson’s boy Remington Alexander.

Here’s the complete list:

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Powerhouse celebrity baby names

By Abby Sandel

Not every celebrity name catches on – Apple and Suri remain rare, as do Saint and North. But from today’s Top Ten to the newest names on the rise, it is clear that the picks of celebrity parents have boosted some of our favorites.

With the new US popularity data just out, here’s a look at the most popular baby names – and the celebrities that helped put them there.

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