Baby Names

Am I over reacting for not wanting to name my child after my husbands ex?

So my husband and his family says that I’m over reacting by refusing to name my daughter Diana. Which is her great grandmothers name. But it’s all my oldest two kids mothers middle name. So yeah I’d rather not name my kid after my husbands ex and I’m more mad he didn’t say anything. We’ve had the name picked for months and it wasn’t until my kids asked their mom what her full name was is when I found out. Anonymous Community MemberThis question was asked by a Facebook community member who has asked to remain anonymous.

Baby girl names that end in eigh?

We are trying for baby #4 and need girl names that end with -eigh. We already have a boy’s name picked out. Also, I recently got diagnosed with PCOS. I’ve already had one miscarriage, and I’m so scared to go back through that again. have any of you mommies went through this and have a normal healthy pregnancy with a healthy baby? Anonymous Community MemberThis question was asked by a Facebook community member who has asked to remain anonymous.

Looking for unique baby names: Help?

Looking for unique baby boy names that would have a double e in it. We have 3 girls and choosing a girl name was so easy. I’ve searched about 10,000 names and nothing seems to fit. Help !! Anonymous Community MemberThis question was asked by a Facebook community member who has asked to remain anonymous.

Last Name Baby Names

The 40 Least Obnoxious Last Names to Use as a First Name for Your Baby

Let’s face it: the last-name-as-first-name trend is here to stay. Just ask any Mason, Everly, or Jackson! Giving your child a traditional last name as their baby name can sound totally sleek and sophisticated—it’s why Madison was such a popular girl’s name a few years back. But it can also backfire badly, particularly when the name chosen has negative connotations (Nixon, anyone? Apparently, in Utah, yes.) Sometimes there are practical reasons for giving your baby a last name as his or her first name. If you don’t want to hyphenate, it can be a great way to pass on your maiden name without creating a total tongue-twister for your offspring’s future driver’s license. Or maybe there’s a mentor, friend, or public figure you want to honor, but their first name just doesn’t work for you. If you love their last name and want to make their legacy last, go for it! RELATED: The 28 Best Baby Names Inspired by Nature (That Aren’t *Too* Hippie) But sometimes, the last-name-as-first-name trend just goes too far. Bexley, for instance, is currently listed in Nameberry’s top 1,000 baby names, popular with parents who can’t decide between Kingsley, Paisley, and Becky… and decide to go …

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Best Nature Baby Names

The 28 Best Baby Names Inspired by Nature (That Aren’t *Too* Hippie)

Is there anything more beautiful than nature? Spending time outdoors can refresh, rejuvenate, heal, and inspire—and sometimes, it can even inspire some incredible baby names.  But when it comes to baby names from nature, there’s a fine line between evoking the great outdoors and sounding like you plan to raise your kids barefoot in a yurt. While natural-sounding baby names can range from classic to cool, there’s definitely such a thing as taking it too far. RELATED: The 21 Hottest Summer Baby Names “Tree,” for instance, sounds like you just looked out the window and named your kid after the first thing you saw. And a rainbow is undoubtedly beautiful, but as a name it kind of dooms her to a lifetime of underwater basket-weaving. Then there are natural baby names that can just be taken the wrong way. “Moonshine” is great when it refers to a lunar glow—but it can also make you sound like an Appalachian alcoholic. And Twilight would have been an awesome pick once, but there’s no separating it from angsty teen vampires now. That said, there are more amazing earth-loving baby names than bad ones. Check out our top picks below! Best Nature Baby Names …

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The Hottest Summer Baby Names

The 21 Hottest Summer Baby Names

When it comes to seasonal baby names, summer baby names are some of the best. There’s inspiration absolutely everywhere, from the warm weather to the plant and animal life all around to the names of the months themselves.

Unusual Baby Names - Daenerys Targaryen

5 Unusual Baby Names Your Kid Is Guaranteed to Hate

Fifi Trixiebell. Satchel. Blue Ivy. Kyd. Celebrities can get away with a lot, including picking unusual baby names that stray way left of traditional. And if celebrities can do it, so can we… right? Wrong. Just like wearing a hat on your hat, some things are best left to the tried-and-true paparazzi magnets, not those of us just trying to get every last spaghetti-crusted sippy cup into the dishwasher before bedtime. I’m not saying you shouldn’t name your kid something off-the-wall just because Beyoncé did. I mean, follow your dreams and all that. I just urge you to carefully consider the long-term ramifications for the actual living human being who is your child. RELATED: The Best Celebrity Baby Names of 2019 (So Far) You love your kids, right? And you want them to be happy? Of course you do! So please, for the sake of your future children, stop and think twice before choosing one of these 5 kinds of unusual baby names they’re basically guaranteed to hate. The Syllable-Heavy Last Name as First Name via GIPHY There’s been a recent trend of baby names that would be more at home as the surname for a British viscount: think Hunter, …

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Meghan Markle and Prince Harry Share First Look at Royal Baby

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry Share First Look at Royal Baby and Reveal Name

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex — also known as Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, respectively — made their first public appearance as new parents today, May 8. Of course, they brought their new baby boy with them, giving us the first photos of the tiniest Royal. And yes, now the little one has a name. In the grand halls of Windsor Castle in London, Meghan and Harry made their way towards a pool of reporters with their bundled boy in tow. “He has the sweetest temperament,” Meghan told reporters. “He’s really calm. He’s been the dream.” “I don’t know who he gets that from,” joked Harry. As for the name, which the public has been speculating over for months, Meghan and Harry revealed in an Instagram post that they chose Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor for their first royal baby. A name fit for a prince! Can we just say how much we love that? Archie Harrison! So unexpected and yet so perfect. Official photos of the event at Windsor Castle were shared to the Sussex Royal Instagram account. Let’s take a look! “Today The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are delighted to share their first public moment as a family,” …

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