What do you name a child when he/she is international or transcultural? A child's name prior to joining a new family may be the only thing that truly belongs to him/her from that time before adoption.... [more]
Naming a child is one of the first and most important decisions a parent will make. The birth name will stay with a child throughout his or her life unless, of course, the child feels compelled to change it in adulthood.... [more]
Parents are increasingly selecting uncommon names. Some parents are "customizing" common names by modifying the spelling or pronunciation. Some parents are even going so far as to make up new names.... [more]
Namesakes, nationality, gender, sounds, pronunciation, popularity, nicknames, and stereotypes often make a big difference in the names parents select for their children.... [more]
Things to consider when selecting a name for a baby.... [more]
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