by Sophie Kihm

As the Future Baby Name Guru to the Stars, celebrity baby names are always on my mind. I keep my eye on all the pregnancy rumors (can it please be true that Kate Middleton is having twins?), and I’ve been known to react to birth announcements at inopportune times (sorry, Professor)—because yeah, I have starbaby push notifications on my phone.

So which celebrities am I especially excited about this month? For starters, Alec and Hilaria Baldwin (shown) . Their supersized sibset is so chic and well-coordinated (not to mention artistic!)—they’re basically my prognostication dream. I’m also looking forward to Rachel Bloom. She’s having a baby girl—her first!—and I think she’ll choose something fun and playful for her name.

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By Clare Green

This week’s news includes announcements from 90s pop icons, girls’ names honoring men, and spelling and pronunciation quandaries.

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16 Super Superhero Baby Names

by Emma Waterhouse

It’s a fact: superhero baby names have never been cooler.

Even without the meteoric resurgence of the Marvel film franchise over the past decade, superhero-inspired names encompass so many of the hottest baby name trends of the past few years: from celestial names (Venus, Nova, Orion) to badass names (Blaze, Rogue, Leviathan) to striking gender-neutral options for both sexes (Phoenix, Solstice, Raven).

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Best Boy Names Starting with C

By Linda Rosenkrantz

The category of boy names starting with C is one of the most bountiful and captivating in the alphabet.  There’s truly something for everyone, from classics to notable namesakes to names from nature, mythology, history and the arts and pop culture.

Here we pick some of the best boy names starting with C in various classifications.

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by Linda Rosenkrantz

Brilliant baby names sparkled once again on the September Birth Announcements forum.

There was one pair of perfectly paired twin names: Isabel Therese and Leo Henri. Unusual names included Winry, Geddy, Hercule and Woods, plus middles Obelia and Calloway, and sibs Blythe Lavender, Ignatius Peter, Indigo Robert and Hespera Catherine Ophelia. Wow!

Here’s the full contingent.

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