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When you're on the prowl for the perfect name, anything can be an inspiration. Colleges around the country provide an endless possibilities for noteworthy baby names. Check out this list of baby names, each derived from the name of a college or university:
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  • Albion

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  • Alfred

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    Alfred is up off his recliner! If you're looking for a path to Fred, you can go directly to Frederick or take the long way round with the so-out-it's-in-again Alfred. Alfred the Great, King of W... Read More 

  • Anselm

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    A somewhat solemn appellation, Anselm is a saint's name, connected to the twelfth century archbishop of Canterbury, and in modern times tied to the German neo-expressionist painter Anselm Kiefer.  Read More 

  • Arbor

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    Arbor is an original unisex tree-related choice we're sure to hear more of. Highly unusual now, Arbor takes its place alongside other new arborial names ranging from the mighty Oak (or Oakley) to ... Read More 

  • Auburn

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    With its rich aural relation to names like Aubrey and Audrey, this color name could be the next Amber, or Scarlett.  Read More 

  • Baylor

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    Baylor is a possible occupational alternative to the tired Taylor, especially for a horse lover. Read More 

  • Berkley

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  • Briar

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    Fairy-tale memories of "Sleeping Beauty" inspire some parents -- such as Rachel Bilson and Hayden Christensen -- to call their daughters Briar Rose. But Briar plus a different middle name might wo... Read More 

  • Bryn

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    Bryn is an up-and-coming gentle, yet substantial, Welsh name that would also be effective in the middle spot. In Wales it's more often heard as a boys' name. Bryn entered the U.S. girls' popularit... Read More 

  • Calvin

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    Calvin is a slightly quirky but cozy name that has a fashion edge thanks to Calvin Klein. It has been steadily on the popularity list since records were kept, never lower than Number 250, peaking ... Read More 

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