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Parents are Breaking the One-Word Barrier

October 29, 2020 LauraWattenberg 2 min read 3 Comments

Another baby name barrier is falling—a big one. Even this age of creative, high-impact naming, baby names have generally remained single words. But not any more. American parents have started to create names out of phrases. Compound names like Mary Kate or Jon-Michael have always been common enough, as have […]

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We’ve Updated the Interactive Name Map

October 25, 2020 Namerology 1 min read No Comments

The Namerology Ultimate Name Map is now freshly updated with the latest US baby name popularity from coast to coast. Just type some letters in the search box on the upper left and start exploring. You can search for individual names, or look for patterns in initials, endings or letter […]

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The Unisex Name Myth

October 8, 2020 LauraWattenberg 6 min read 11 Comments

Is there a unisex style of baby names? Names that parents consistently choose without regard to gender, that are perceived in a gender-neutral way as a child goes through life? We usually take the idea for granted. You can find thousands of lists of unisex name ideas, including one in […]

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