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By Meagan Burke

January is the first month of the year in the Gregorian calendar, getting its name from the Roman God Janus, who was associated with new beginnings. January baby names can be connected to symbols of freshness or related to the winter season. But for now, let’s look to past Januarys for notable name inspiration associated with this month. 

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By Meagan at TulipByAnyName

December welcomes in the winter season, holiday celebrations, and a great medley of names. There’s plenty of name inspiration this month, from holidays, to seasonal names, to notable birthdays. The weather outside might be frightful, but these names for December babies are so delightful!

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Creation Stories Names Beyond Adam and Eve

by Aili Winstanley Channer

As the debate between Darwinists and creationists continues, it is interesting to remember that every culture has developed its own unique view of the world and how it came into being. These myths are as striking in their similarities as they are in their differences and offer a fascinating insight into the human psyche. Here are a selection of names of deities and mortals involved in creation stories from around the world.

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By Linda Rosenkrantz

Who hasn’t felt a little sorry for the child born on Christmas day, whose special day isn’t special only to him, whose birthday party has to be rescheduled for a different date, and whose double gifts often disappoint. And yet enough of these Xmas-born babes have managed to surmount those obstacles and  go on to great success. Here are a dozen Christmas-birthday celebs—with interesting baby names--who have done just that.

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December Baby Names: Helena to Huckleberry

By Meagan Burke

December baby names can be drawn from a whole range of inspirational sources, including but not at all limited to holiday festivities.

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