A rough year highlights the resilience of a classic name. What does it really mean for a name to be a “safe choice”?
You need to choose a name. You want it to be simple and memorable yet inoffensive to anyone, anywhere. And oh yeah, it’s literally a matter of life and death.
What do Simone Biles, Michael Phelps and Katie Ledecky have in common? The three dominant athletes have had the exact same impact on American baby naming: none at all.
The pace of news was set to double-time in 2020, and name news was no exception. Names made headlines as they were chosen, abandoned, celebrated, mocked, debated and redefined. These five names made their mark on a year like no other. COVIDThe many names given to the virus that paralyzed […]
Nope, nothing. You could be excused for thinking otherwise, given headlines like these: “Baby Name Karen Falling in Popularity” — Fox News “No surprises there! Popularity of the name ‘Karen’ drops to its lowest since the 1930s” — Daily Mail “The Baby Name ‘Donald’ Continues To Decline In Popularity” — […]