A Round-Up of Baby Naming Articles
Finding the Perfect Baby Name
Great article...includes a list of popular names and do's and don't's.
Naming Our Babies Maria Not Mary
"As Latinos move from a "minority" in the U.S. to the majority, how babies are named is changing. According to an article on Univision.com, the baby girl name Maria is now more popular than its English counterpart, Mary. Among Latinos, Maria ranks as the number one baby girl name, with Jose as the number one baby boy name."
Local Men Share Names of Former Presidents
On President's Day, men with names like Herbert Hoover and Woodrow Wilson ruminate on their famous monikers.
Baby Naming Charts with a Twist
"The Elegant Child of Beverly Hills (www.elegantchild.com) has teamed up with Joanne Justis, a spiritual intuitive and Chaldean Master Numerologist to offer a special non-traditional baby naming tool for soon-to-be parents. Joanne Justis has developed a sophisticated, state-of-the-art computer software program that gives expectant parents the tools to virtually strip a name down to its core, analyze the components, and then "read" the name in such a way (based on mathematical formulas) that allows expectant parents to know their baby's three "core" characteristics (Soul/Heart's Desire, Personality and Purpose) and eight Soul Qualities (development areas) derived from the name itself."
Tried and Trusted Names Still Top of the Tots
A British article on the staying power of names such as Jack, Joshua and Grace.
Aidan, Ava Top Oakland County's Baby Names
What's in a Middle Name?
Very interesting article about the practice of giving babies middle names.