baby names

Noah, Emma Top Most Popular Baby Names

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The results are in: Emma and Noah top the lists of most popular baby names for 2014. That's the word from the Social Security Administration's annual report on baby names, released every May. Emma is reclaiming the number one spot, a position it held back in 2008. And Noah remains no. 1 for... Read more

Can't Agree on a Name? Ask the Internet

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Nicholas and Kseniya Soukeras have very different visions for their baby's name. His choice? Spyridon, his father's name, and a nod to his Greek heritage. Hers? Michael. So Nicholas is asking the good people of the Internet for help backing his pick at iPetitions.com. The petition is drafted with the language of a seasoned arbiter, and... Read more

Nate Berkus's Baby Name Perfectly Ushers in Spring

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It's a girl for Nate Berkus and Jeremiah Brent! The couple welcomed their daughter via surrogate on Wednesday, and based on their name choice, we're hoping this baby will finally welcome in spring as well. "Jeremiah and I are thrilled to announce the arrival of our daughter, Poppy Brent-Berkus, born via surrogate on March 23, 2015,”... Read more

Vin Diesel's Baby Name Pays Tribute to Paul Walker

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It's been a week since we learned that Vin Diesel welcomed his third child with longterm girlfriend Paloma Jiménez. But we're just discovering the touching tribute behind the baby girl's name. "I named her Pauline," Diesel, star of Furious 7, told TODAY's Natalie Morales. The name honors Diesel's late friend and Fast and the Furious... Read more

Ryan Reynolds Explains Why Baby James's Name Was Kept a Secret

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Now that their daughter is nearly three months old, we can finally confirm that Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds named her James. Reynolds sat down with the TODAY Show's Willie Geist to tell us what we already knew: "It's James. Everyone knows… I didn't want to be the first guy screaming it out to the media. Because as... Read more

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

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