Name Problems and Disputes News

January 23rd, 2019

Nickname Names: Birdie, Bobby and Bobby

By Clare Green

Nickname names in the news this week, plus animal names and the shift in name popularity.

January 8th, 2019

Science Fiction Baby Names

By Abby Sandel

The Name Sage helps this mom looking for a name from the worlds of sci fi and fantasy.

December 18th, 2018

Baby Name Theft: Are We the Bad Guys?

By Abby Sandel

When someone close to you uses the name you’ve picked for your about-to-arrive son, what to do? The Name Sage has definite ideas!

December 4th, 2018

Blending Baby Names for a Modern Brady Bunch Family

By Abby Sandel

The Name Sage offers her advice for a newly blended family. Vote on the poll!

October 22nd, 2018

10 Big Baby Name Questions That Keep Us Up at night

By Abby Sandel

For our 10th anniversary, Abby summarizes some of the BIG baby name dilemmas–and how to solve them

October 4th, 2018

Would You Give Your Child a Name You Wouldn’t Want for Yourself?

By Clare Green

Some wide-ranging questions about how much is a name about you and how much about your child.

October 2nd, 2018

Girl Baby Names: Harlow, Cleo, or Willow?

By Abby Sandel

The Name Sage is faced with three similar names. Which one does she recommend? Add your opinion in the poll!

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September 12th, 2018

Who gets to judge your baby’s name?

By Clare Green

This week’s name news includes a baby boy named Amber, triplet girls named after a car, and a comprehensive look at the name Paul.

September 4th, 2018

Baby Name Doubt: Is This Name Too Different?

By Abby Sandel

They chose a name for Lucy’s brother, but now they’re having doubts. Should they reconsider the name that got away? Kelsey writes: We’re due November 24 with a boy. My husband and I decided to name our son Callahan Samuel and call him Cal.  Samuel is a family name, so that part is sticking. We […]

August 21st, 2018

Choosing Baby Names: Love, Logic, or Both?

By Abby Sandel

When you’ve loved names since you could talk, how can you possibly choose just one? The Name Sage advises logic, unless, of course, the name you adore breaks all the rules …   Adriana writes: We are finally pregnant! After years of infertility, we are expecting. I am a name lover, and have been since […]