baby names

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

Bumpie Tip of the Week: Baby Names and Other People’s Opinions

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When baby is on the way, one of the most exciting parts is choosing their name. To go with something classic, or gender neutral?? The options are endless! Unfortunately, things can get sticky when other people start giving their opinions...especially if it's unwarranted feedback. Here, Bumpies share their advice for how to deal:   "If you... read more

Jessie James and Eric Decker Welcome a Baby Girl!

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Make way for some mini-cowgirl booties, y'all! The country singin' star Jessie James and her Denver Bronco's babe, uh, I mean husband, Eric Decker, welcomed their first daughter together on the March 18th. A rep for the couple told E! News that, "Jessie went into the hospital [March 17th] at 3:30 p.m. and... read more

Daphne Oz’s Baby Girl’s Name Has Old-World Style — and a Foodie Nickname

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We were thrilled when Daphne Oz delivered a healthy baby girl on Thursday, so when she announced her baby daughter's name yesterday, it was frosting on the cake -- but it's really, really awesome frosting. Dr. Oz's oldest daughter and host of The Chew appeared on the show via Skype to inform...

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New Map Shows You How Popular Baby’s Name Is — Before You Pick It!

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Wish you could find out just how many people love the same baby name you do? Now, you can! A new creation from Zato Navo makes it possible for parents-to-be to take a peek at just how popular their baby name pick is -- before they ever use it on baby! Spanning back... read more

Megan Fox and Brian Austin Green Welcome Another Baby Boy [UPDATED]

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UPDATE: TMZ and TooFab are reporting that apparently Megan delivered baby boy Bodhi Ransom Green on February 12. The Fox-Green family is twice as nice, y'all! News just broke that Megan Fox and her husband, Brian Austin Green, welcomed their second son together. Details on the baby's name are... read more

Simon Cowell Welcomes a Baby Boy on Valentine’s Day

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Talk about a baby boy born into a room loaded with love! On Valentine's Day, Simon Cowell and his girlfriend, Lauren Silverman, announced the exciting arrival of their first child together, a baby boy. Born in New York City and weighing in at just 6 pounds, 7 ounces, the doting new daddy tweeted,... read more

It’s a Girl for John Krasinski and Emily Blunt!

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Jim Halpert, uh, I mean, John Krasinski and his leading lady, Emily Blunt, welcomed their first child to the universe over the long holiday weekend (and just after Valentine's Day!). The couple announced they were proud parents to a sweet baby girl. The couple, who are pretty private and tend to stay out... read more