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Kate is a writer, lifelong lover of names, wife to a really good man, and mama to their six boys ages 2 to 11. She shares her thoughts on Catholic baby naming at Sancta Nomina.
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Baby Name Challenge: Naming a 7th boy!

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Can you imagine the challenge of naming a seventh son?

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Marian Names Way Beyond Mary, Marie and Maria!

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There are hundreds of names linked to the Virgin Mary–both directly and indirectly, and for boys as well as girls.

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Some Surprising Surnames to Consider

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The surprising derivations of these surnames give them an extra element of appeal.

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How to Hide a Problematic Name

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Some strategies for using a problematic name you love but hiding it too.

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Baby Name Remorse: Helping Your Children Love Their Names

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We’ve all heard about parents’ name remorse, but what if it’s the child who doesn’t like his or her name? Here are a few tips on helping them embrace their name.

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