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Would You Pay Thousands for a Unique Baby Name?

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What's in a name? A unique identity worth $31,000? Probably not. But Marc Hauser is trying to convince you otherwise. Hauser is the CEO of Erfolgswelle, a Swiss firm that generates unique baby names. And this isn't an automated, randomized or arbitrary process; a team of 14 experts, 12 translators, four historians and two... Read more

A State-by-State Look at the First Baby Names of 2015

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The results are in! Name Candy has released its annual list of the first babies of 2015, state-by-state. Which names were the first to make a New Year debut? Very few from the top ten national list, but quite a few beginning with the letter C. But then again, who's to... Read more

Buzzworthy Celebrity Baby Names of 2014

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From secret pregnancies to ice bucket challenge pregnancy announcements, it's been quite the year in the Hollywood baby world. And with all of these new celebrity babies, the naming competition was fierce. Did we end up with a new North West or Blue Ivy? Laura Wattenberg, founder of Baby Name Wizard, helps us break down the most talked about... Read more

Kourtney Kardashian's Very Royal Baby Name

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All hail the newest Kardashian baby. By now, you probably already know Kourtney Kardashian and Scott Disick welcomed their third baby, a boy, on Dec. 14. And they just revealed his very regal name -- Reign Aston. Sound familiar? Lil' Kim named her baby Royal Reign. Since E! News is pretty much split these... Read more

Hayden Panettiere Welcomes a Baby Girl

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Congratulations to Hayden Panettiere and Wladimir Klitschko! The couple welcomed a baby girl on Tuesday, Dec. 9. Daughter Kaya Klitschko weighed in at 7 lbs., 14 oz., and measured 20 inches. “We are over the moon and madly in love!” the new parents told People. Just last month, the Nashville star shared something most Hollywood stars wouldn't dream of —... Read more

Amanda Peet Welcomes Third Baby, a Boy Named Henry

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We already knew The Good Wife actress Amanda Peet was expecting a boy, and we're happy to announce he's finally here. PEOPLE confirmed Peet and husband David Benioff welcomed baby Henry Peet Friedman on Dec. 7. This is the third child for the couple, already mom and dad to daughters Molly June, 4½, and Frances Pen,... Read more

Gardner Quad Squad Reveals Their Baby Name Picks

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Struggling to pick a baby name? Try picking four. Ashley and Tyson Gardner, the now famous expectant parents of quadruplets, unveiled their picks on Monday. We'll no longer be hearing about babies A, B, C and D, but Indie Mae, Esme Jane, Scarlett Elizabeth and Evangeline Faith. The pair credits their Facebook fans --... Read more

There's No Such Thing As a Free Sperm (Or Is There?)

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You’re gonna love this one. We’re all for fertility treatment advancements, and are happy to report that in 2014 alone, we’ve seen innovations like three-parent IVF and single embryo transfer. Apparently, there’s a whole subculture of guys looking to further the fertility cause — through natural insemination. Sperm donors are connecting... Read more

What Inspired Rachel Bilson's Baby Name?

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Rachel Bilson and Hayden Christensen are the newest (and most stylish) parents around! Rachel gave birth to a baby girl on October 29, USA Today confirmed today. We're pretty impressed that the couple kept it a secret for over a week. The baby's name might sound familiar: Briar Rose is what the three fairies call Princess Aurora in... Read more

Is Ryan Reynolds Serious About These Baby Names?

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When it comes to celebrity baby watch these days, all eyes are on Blake Lively. Obviously. Have you seen her? But we haven't heard from dad-to-be Ryan Reynolds — until now. The actor, it seems, has some baby name ideas up his sleeve.  “On the plane over here I was trying to think of... Read more