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Unique Baby Names—Literally!

by Sophie Kihm

So you’re looking for a unique name for your baby. Some well-meaning friends and colleagues will offer you their picks—maybe Tallulah or Phineas! But no—you want a name that is truly unique, something no one else is using.

Is the search in vain? Are one-of-a-kind baby names a lemon market? Aren’t people rejecting these names for a reason?

Actually, no. There are plenty of baby names that practically nobody is using simply because the mainstream is unaware of their existence. From exotic names from other cultures to unusual word names, it is possible to choose an attractive and stylish name with guaranteed rarity.

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Starbaby Predictions: Latest picks

by Sophie Kihm

Do you have a particular approach when it comes to naming your children? Maybe a pattern or a theme, or some guidelines you like to follow? Many of the celebrity parents featured this month have their own methods, as seen in our latest starbaby predictions.

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Baby Name Ideas: For your Cancer baby

By E. Wittig

Summer has just arrived, and with it, the celestial Crab. Cancer is the fifth sequential sign of the Zodiac and spans from June 21st to July 22nd. Crabs are sensitive, loyal homebodies and imaginative dreamers, inspiring a plethora of baby name ideas. They are ruled by the moon and the element of water. Blue-green, silver, and white are the sign’s colors, and rubies and pearls are its gems, all of which serve as inspiration for names for Cancer babies. 

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By Linda Rosenkrantz

It’s the summer solstice—the longest day of the year—heralding the sun-drenched days of the season after what was to many a particularly harsh and seemingly endless winter. To welcome the sunniest season, let’s look at some summer baby names that start with the syllables Sun and the Sol—even sneaking in a couple that don’t relate directly to the sun.

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Baby Name Trends: Technology and more

By Clare Green

This week’s news includes name ideas from books and technology, babies named after hospitals, and trends in Ireland and the Isle of Man.

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