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Cool Baby Names That Start With P

P, as in Peter, Paul, and....uh.... Patty, was a ubiquitous first initial at the middle of the last century. It's been keeping a low profile for a while now, but there are a lot of cool baby names that start with P. Here, our picks.
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  • Paulina

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    More stylish than either Paula or Pauline, it was given a glamour gloss by model Paulina Porizkova in the nineties.  Read More 

  • Pax

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    Pax, one of the variations of names meaning peace that are newly popular in these less-than-peaceful times, got a lot of publicity when chosen by Brad & Angelina for their Vietnamese-born son. Pare... Read More 

  • Paxton

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    Paxton stands out from a lot of other two-syllable surname names for two reasons: the dynamic letter X in the middle, and its admirable peace association, providing the great nickname Pax. Paxton ... Read More 

  • Pearl

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    Pearl, like Ruby, has begun to be polished up for a new generation of fashionable children after a century of jewelry box storage. The birthstone for the month of June, Pearl could also make a fres... Read More 

  • Penelope

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    Penelope's former image of an elderly British gardening lady in large-brimmed hat has of late been counterbalanced by the dramatic sensuality of Spanish actress Penelope Cruz. Penelope's popularity... Read More 

  • Penn

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    This simple, elegant name offers something for many kinds of parents, from writers and history buffs to photographers to Pennsylvania dwellers. Most famous bearers are comedian Penn Jillette and Go... Read More 

  • Percy

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    Percy is an adorable old name that is finally shedding its prissy image in this new era of boys with soft yet traditionally male names like Jasper and Elijah. Originating as an aristocratic Norman ... Read More 

  • Perdita

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    A Shakespearean invention for an abandoned baby in The Winter's Tale , Perdita's sense of loss has always been off-putting to parents. But her image was somewhat resuscitated by its association wit... Read More 

  • Perry

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    Relaxed male name occasionally used for girls; sounds novel compared to such shopworn former favorites as Kerry and Sherry.  Read More 

  • Persephone

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    Persephone is the esoteric name of the Greek mythological daughter of Zeus by Demeter, the queen of the harvest. After she was kidnapped by Hades to be Queen of the Underworld, it was decreed by Ze... Read More 

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