Articles by Nick

June 18th, 2017

Heroes vs Villains in Baby Name Land

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Could it be that baby namers are preferring villainous names to those of heroes?

April 13th, 2017

Inventive Baby Names for your Tech-Savvy Tot

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Inventive inventor and other tech-savvy baby names.

February 16th, 2017

Presidents Day Baby Names: The Veeps

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The most interesting vice presidents’ names in US history–see if you agree with Nick Turner’s faves..

December 1st, 2016

Coming Attractions: New Star Wars Names

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Cassian? Lyra? Bodhi? Which names from the new Star Wars movie will get a baby name bounce?

October 2nd, 2016

Nickname Names: Johnny be gone

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When did you last see Chuck or Dick or Johnny on a birth certificate? Nick Turner charts the downward course of several vintage nickname names–including his own.

July 28th, 2016

90s Pop Icon Names

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Our search for pop culture name inspirations takes us down Memory Lane to the 1990s.

March 31st, 2016

April Fool! Fun and games with baby names

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For April Fools Day, let’s have some fun and games with baby names!

January 26th, 2016

Presidential Names: Sometimes losers have winning names

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Adlai, Silas, Strom–some of the best named candidates lost out at the polls.

November 26th, 2015

Sassy Double-Syllable Names for Girls

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How have these peppy, high-stepping girls’ nickname names like Lulu and Coco fared over the years? You might be surprised!

October 27th, 2015

Top Brand Baby Names: From Audi to ESPN

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Nick Turner analyzes the impact of corporate brands on baby names.