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Abby Sandel is nameberry's Senior Editor and resident Name Sage. Look for her baby name news round-ups every Monday, and her Name Sage columns on Wednesdays. Abby is the creator of the baby name blog Appellation Mountain and mom to Alex and Clio.
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Fresh, Modern Girl Names

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The Name Sage ponders the perfect sister name for Everly Reed.

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Name Sage: Musical Boy Names

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By Abby Sandel This musical family has named three daughters, all inspired by song. But now that they’re expecting a boy, all the names sound flat! What fits with the theme for a son? Lisa writes: I have 3 daughters with musical names: Cadence, Melody, and Aria. I thought for sure we would be having […]

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Boy Baby Names: Can Remy Be Saved?

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The Name Sage’s wise advice on whether to use the family name Remy.

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Baby Naming Patterns: Can they be broken?

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Does the name of daughter #3 have to match her sisters’?

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Bold Boy Names: How about Thor?

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Should they name their son Thor? He’s big on the heroic heritage pick, but she fears it might be too much name for a mere mortal. Mary writes: I’m writing with an odd conundrum. My husband is dead set on naming our son Thor. My husband’s family is Norwegian and very proud of their heritage […]

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