Baby Names

Baby Names Inspired by Television

Do parents really name their babies after names they hear on television? Yes, they do! Time and again, TV has proven to be a powerful influence on parents: after hot handles show up as names for favorite characters on  our screens, they start popping up on birth certificates. Need proof? Check out the baby name […]

Baby Names

Royal Baby Names for Boys

There’s no disputing the power, tradition and majesty of royal baby names. Recently Prince William and Kate Middleton, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, named their son George Alexander Louis. In America, the royal babe might have been called simply Prince, or Eight Six (for his birth weight). Inspired by his birth, we draw inspiration […]

Baby Names

Flower Baby Names for Girls

As baby names go, flower names are charming and sweet. Soft and delicate as a petal, they can be surprisingly hardy and enduring on the baby name landscape—they can grow from traditional to trailblazing. During the Victorian era, flowers were used to send secret messages with meanings conveyed in their selection and arrangement. Today’s parents […]