baby names

Why Nate Berkus Is Holding Off on Decorating Before Baby

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After nearly 20 years of leading his own design firm and making countless dreams come true with his gorgeous interior decorating skills, you would think designer and expectant dad Nate Berkus would be brimming with inspiration for his first baby’s nursery. And while that may be true, Berkus, 43, is waiting until the baby is... Read more

Top 10 Presidential Baby Names

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Are you and your partner history buffs? Why not give your baby a distinguished -- and decidedly presidential -- baby name? Check out our favorite presidential baby names, then place your vote! Just be sure you can set your baby's nursery mobile to "Hail to the Chief" instead of "The Itsy Bitsy Spider." Read more

Romance-Inspired Baby Names We Love

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Whether you're getting ready to welcome baby in the world, preparing for a hot, steamy night of baby making, or planning for a night full of fondue with your partner and your baby bump, this list of beautiful, love-inspired names pulled straight from Cupid's closet will help you commemorate this holiday. We've got a name for... Read more

Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds's Baby Name Isn't Violet After All

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Now that their daughter is nearly two months old, we've just about given up on hearing an official name announcement from Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds. But it turns out that their baby's name is very different from initial reports -- her name might just be James. That's the latest from Read more

Ryan Reynolds's Top 5 LOL New Dad Quotes

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First-time dad Ryan Reynolds has lost a ton of sleep doting on his new baby girl (and his wife Blake Lively), but he hasn't lost his sense of humor. Doing the TV talk show circuit to promote Mississippi Grind, Reynolds talked about the ups and downs of parenthood and had audiences cracking up between oohs and awws. From dodging the question of his... Read more

A 'Blank Space' Baby Announcement (WATCH)

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Great news! We found another baby-themed "Blank Space" parody. The topic this time? Baby-naming stress. While this doesn't quite have the cinematographic drama and hilarity of the first "Blank Space" mom parody, we're applauding the clever lyrics. "Cause we’re having another baby, so let’s pick a name!" mom-to-be Kimmy Baker sings in the chorus.... Read more

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

The Meaning Behind Eva Mendes & Ryan Gosling's Baby Name

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The only thing more exciting than a celebrity pregnancy announcement is the celebrity baby name announcement that follows. Sometimes, they clue us in on their choices (Jimmy Fallon's daughter Winnie is named for  Lake Winnipesaukee in New Hampshire, where he and his wife vacationed together and got engaged.) Other times, the celebs simply let their baby's name... Read more

Can You Create Baby’s Last Name?

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If you thought choosing baby's first name was tough, consider the can of worms choosing a surname could open up. Of course, if you don't want to settle on one person's name, there's the hyphenated option. But what about an original blend of mom and dad's last names? That was the choice for Kim Sarubbi and Carl... Read more

Can’t Pick a Name? Pick a URL

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This is a thing. If you can't decide on a name, or if you want to make sure your baby has the potential to become an easily-searchable Internet sensation, your newest resource is AwesomeBabyName.com. Essentially, this generates suggestions based on which firstnamelastname.com domains are still available. Here's how it works: Type in your baby's last... Read more