9780399534300

The One-in-a-Million Baby Name Book The BabyNames.com Guide to Choosing the Best Name for Your New Arrival

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  • ISBN13:

    9780399534300

  • ISBN10:

    039953430X

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2008-07-01
  • Publisher: Perigee Trade
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Summary

From one of the top parenting websites—a comprehensive naming guide featuring the unique Babynames.com popularity ratings. Forget those traditional lists of names and their meanings—in guiding readers step-by-step through the naming process, as well as the seven things to consider, this book will help parents decide upon a name perfectly suited to their child and family. The only baby name book to draw upon the opinions of 1.2 million parents, each listing features a popularity rating derived from website feedback as well as the top personality traits associated with the name. Readers can also browse lists of names organized in unique ways such as names for sports fans or fiction lovers, and names to be avoided.

Author Biography

Babynames.com is run by sisters Jennifer Moss, Mallory Moss, Sue Moss, Kate Moss Glinsmann, and mom and grandmother Peggy Moss. According to Google and Yahoo, it has been the top site for researching names since 1996.

Table of Contents

Prefacep. xi
Introductionp. xiii
How to Use This Bookp. 1
The One-in-a-Million Formula: Seven factors to consider when choosing the perfect namep. 3
Names with Tradition: Using traditional and old-fashioned namesp. 11
Names with Character: Finding inspiration in novels, movies, and televisionp. 14
Names That Rock: Musical names from the rock 'n' roll erap. 18
Names with Fame: Celebrity names and namingp. 20
Names with Brains: Famous inventors, mathematicians, and scientistsp. 26
Names That Rule: Royalty through the agesp. 29
Names That Score: From your favorite sports iconsp. 32
Names That Travel: Using names of cities, states, and countriesp. 35
Names Gone Wild: Names from naturep. 40
Names from the Imagination: How to create a namep. 43
Names by Meaning: Choosing a name for your child by its meaningp. 46
Alphabetical Listing of Names: Names from A-Z, including meanings, origins, and characteristicsp. 73
Been There, Done That!: Stories from parents who have gone through the naming processp. 595
Your Final Decision: Choosing the perfect namep. 601
Endnotesp. 603
Acknowledgmentsp. 605
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