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#251083 Baby Name Dayton

Posted by The Future Mrs B on 23 March 2014 - 07:57 AM

Urgh! NO! Think about these names and do they honestly suit a adult? Can you see a lawyer been named that? A doctor? A vet? etc

People said the same thing of Aiden/Cayden/Jaden/etc as well as all the Kayleighs and Brynlees. Some of these children will wind up as a lawyer or a doctor or a vet. The name itself has nothing to do with a child's potential unless it is something offensive/humiliating or otherwise detrimental to a child's well-being. It has to do with the child, the child's environment. Bhutterfli Reignbo is detrimental, not Dayton.
Is a child named Aiden, who's parents help him with homework, have him participate in sports and make sure he's growing up well really as bad off as the child named Luke who's parents leave him to his own devices or not give him the support he needs? The name has nothing to do with it.
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#244750 Baby Girl Name Revealed

Posted by EmilyA on 06 January 2014 - 03:44 PM

I hope everyone had a great Christmas and a wonderful New Years! 

I've spent the past couple of days looking at baby girl's name in depth. 

What really has been sparking my interest is how lovely it sounds with the boys and how right at home it feels to say.

Coincidentally, the first baby born on New Years in our county was named this and the paper put the heading as "Hey There, _______". I couldn't help but think of how precious and soft it sounded. It may have a bad rep but what name doesn't? 



If you haven't guessed what the name is yet, due to the uber popular song, then here you go!



Delilah Kate




As for the middle name you ask? Kate is after Craig's grandmother, Katherine. Some double brownie points because Kate Spade is one of my favorite designers. So we kind of hit two birds with one stone in this stunning combo for our little girl. 

While it may not match the pattern of a short first name and long middle name, we know that this is THE perfect name for her. 


We can't wait to meet you Delilah!  :wub: 

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#239104 We want to know: Did you get help with your naming questions?

Posted by JennyB on 13 November 2013 - 12:07 PM

The BNG community has helped so many people find the perfect name(s)!


This forum now has a feature that allows the topic starter to pick and highlight the most helpful answer! After asking your question, check the answers you receive from time-to-time. If one stands out, click the "Mark Solved" button at the bottom of the post. It will be labeled as the "Best Answer" and a link will be added at the top of the page.  If another, better answer comes up later, you can cancel the first and change it to another.


Only members are able to mark if a post is the Best Answer. If you are a guest seeking naming help, we would love for you to sign up and join us by clicking the link in the top right corner of the page!


Happy Baby Naming!

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#325397 Name The Baby: Winners

Posted by lifesaboutmusic on 31 July 2018 - 07:25 PM



LN: Kennedy


DH: Gabriel Jacob

DW: Eden Chloe (Doyle)


DD: Rose Victoria (hidari11)

DD: Sara Beatrice (hidari11)

DS: Alexander 'Alex' Scott (hidari11)

DS: Theodore 'Theo' Lucas (MusicCharm)

DD: Emma Nicole (hidari11)


Gabe & Eden

Rose, Sara, Alex, Theo & Emma




LN: Vaughn


DH: Jared Dominic Vaughn

DW: Teagan Olivia (Flannery)


DS: Jared "Jay" Dominic Jr. (Puppylover12397)

DD: Emily Cecilia (MusicCharm)

DS: Isaac Roman (Puppylover12397)

DD: Julia Margaret (hidari11)

DD/DD: Laura Sophie & Lydia Catherine (arhythmofnames)


Jared & Teagan

Jay, Emily, Isaac, Julia, Laura & Lydia




LN: Shea


DH: Benjamin Isaac

DW: Hailey Piper (Donovan)


DS: Nicholas "Niko" Aaron (ashooles)

DS: William "Will" Bradley (Puppylover12397)

DS: Sebastian "Seb" Carter (arhythmofnames)

DS: Christopher "Topher" Daniel (Puppylover12397)

DD: Paige Eleanore (Puppylover12397)


Ben & Hailey

Niko, Will, Seb, Topher & Paige




LN: Conroy


DH: Shane Russell

DW: Lola Megan (Roarke)


DD: Brenna Quinn (MusicCharm)

DS: Liam Patrick (MalloryMae)

DS: Charleston "Chad" Roarke (Marvelous_Things)

DD: Presley Emilia (MalloryMae)

DD: Callie Shaye (Kristi18)


Shane & Lola

Brenna, Liam, Chad, Presley & Callie




LN: Sheridan


DH: Adam Tanner

DW: Julia Rachel (Cullen)


DS: Jameson Colt (arhythmofnames)

DD: Aurora Kennedy (Marvelous_Things)

DS: Jack Bennett (Meghan<3)

DS: Aaron Justice (Marvelous_Things)

DD/DD: Juliet Avery & Amelia Jade (Meghan<3)


Adam & Julia

Jameson, Aurora, Jack, Aaron, Juliet & Amelia




LN: McLean


DH: Dean Michael

DW: Tessa Molly (Forbes)


DD: Willa Genevieve (Hannah)

DS: Luca Maxwell (arhythmofnames)

DS: Micah Tate (MalloryMae & Laugh-Dream-Love)

DD: Thea Adele (arhythmofnames)

DD: Hannah Lorelai (Meghan<3)


Dean & Tessa

Willa, Luca, Micah, Thea & Hannah



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#320354 Kylie Jenner & Travis Scott - baby name

Posted by brimariiee on 09 February 2018 - 08:35 PM

I'm just gonna leave this here...


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#280518 Duchess of Cambridge gives birth to a baby girl!

Posted by glitchinggecko on 04 May 2015 - 08:09 AM

Charlotte Elizabeth Diana



Source - http://www.itv.com/n...lizabeth-diana/

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#275758 Get Simmed!

Posted by Laugh-Dream-Love on 22 February 2015 - 05:12 AM





Avery // Cara // Hudson // Tallulah








Declan // Laurel // Felix // Coby // Lennon // Maisie // Sawyer // Hana








Nathaniel // Celeste // Luna // Jude // Abel // Tova // Remy // Babe

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#252156 How popular is too popular?

Posted by Katie-Nana on 07 April 2014 - 11:15 AM

Normally I look at the statistics to get a better idea of how popular a name is.  If a name is #243 in popularity, that doesn't really give you an idea of how popular it is.  But if that name (Fernando in 2012) was used on 0.0733% of total male births that year.  That means that there is 1 Fernando in 1,364 male births for 2012.  Not too popular in my opinion.  Really, the percentage tells you more about the name than the ranking, since male names verse female names are very different...


#100 in 2012 (Ryder - 1 in 532) and (Annabelle - 1 in 635)

#50 in 2012 (Tyler - 1 in 263)  and (Ashley - 1 in 411)

#10 in 2012 (Aiden - 1 in 136) and (Elizabeth - 1 in 200) 


And of course names with multiple spellings would be even more popular.  If there were a particular name that you liked, you could look up the % for each spelling and add them together to get a better idea of how popular the name is. 

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#240510 Jennifer Love Hewitt Gives Birth to a Baby Girl!

Posted by Laugh-Dream-Love on 27 November 2013 - 02:58 AM

I love Autumn, but James really gets me on a girl. It's not feminine or pretty, it's a handsome, strong BOYS name. I just can't stand it on a girl.

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#217269 (What do you think of these names) Look at latest post.

Posted by Addison on 01 May 2013 - 09:38 PM

I'm sorry, weren't you having twins named Gracelyn and Garrison?
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#210480 Top baby names decided!!!!

Posted by Katie-Nana on 07 March 2013 - 11:10 AM

Ben & I have agreed on our top boy and girl name for if/when we decide to have a baby....

Theodore Lark Alfred -or- Leona Evermay

"Teddy" -or- "Lennie"

Leona Evermay is in honor of Ben's deceased grandmother, Leona Mae.

Lark Alfred is my grandfather's full name.

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#317952 Popular Names of 2016 Playoffs! {Results} + Poll

Posted by brimariiee on 19 December 2017 - 06:17 PM

Here are the results for the first game!
Vote for the topic of the next one!!


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#304762 Baby name quiz

Posted by Addison on 11 February 2017 - 09:43 PM

Mine said Marielle or Luc and I find both to be cute

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#297330 Game of Thrones CAF - The Ladies

Posted by Laugh-Dream-Love on 01 July 2016 - 08:14 AM

LN: Mormont
DH: Greyson Jasper
DW: Margaery Elinor (Tyrell)
DS: Lucas Eliot {11}
DS: Isaiah Michael {9}
DD: Yasmine Orla {6}
DS/DS: Oscar Theodore/Thomas Oliver {4}
DD: Ruby Talisa {3}
DS: Vincent Gregor {1}
Greyson and Margaery Mormont with Lucas, Isaiah, Yasmine, Oscar, Thomas, Ruby, and Vincent

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#285328 quick question thread

Posted by Jenna_Lee on 31 July 2015 - 11:17 AM


Thoughts on Booker? I quite like it, but not sure I like it enough to add it to my list.



I do like Booker, as I'm a fan of -er names for boys. I wouldn't use it myself but I would like it on someone else's kid.




My question: thoughts on the name August for a boy?
Really loving <3 Also, combo suggestions?



I absolutely LOVE August on a boy.


I would pair it with a more masculine middle since August is unisex. Although it's a bit of an offbeat name so it's hard to find a good middle, so I would suggest looking at middles you like already and seeing what fits. Some suggestions:


August Henry

August Levi

August Andrew

August Miles (too wordy?)

August James

August Luke

August Roman (too wordy?)

August Nathaniel


Here's my question:


For now, I've decided to go for William because as much as I love Will I feel like it's not complete on its own as a first name. I'm looking for middle name suggestions for William. I'm a fan of classics, but feel free to suggest anything because William is already classic and sometimes you need some balance between classic and newer names.

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#266485 Honoring help

Posted by EmilyA on 14 September 2014 - 07:59 PM

I have no idea if it's just me but I love Dorothy! I'm waiting for it to make a comeback. I agree with Bailey. Something that sounds like Jewel may be the best route to take. 


Juliette Snow is my favorite. You could nn her Jet/Jett; would still have a similar feel to Dot. 

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#244684 Baby Name Survey

Posted by Sami Marie on 05 January 2014 - 11:40 PM

As the title implies, this is just a fun little questionnaire. Feel free to answer as many as you like  :) 

Fave girl/boy name Jasmine Reilly / Nathan Connor
Fave gb/bb/gg twin sets 

Jasmine Reilly & Nathan Connor

Nathan Connor & David Ernest

Jasmine Reilly & Aspen Sophia

Fave girl/boy GP name/combo Tabitha Willow & Otto Frederick
Fave girl/boy word name Faith Caroline & Justice Zachariah
Fave girl/boy unisex name Alexis & Avery
Fave girl/boy nature name Aspen (and apparently none on my list for boys)
Fave sib sets: 
-same beginning letter Jasmine, Jessa, Jackson, Jason
-theme Alyssa, Anthony, Daisy
-in general (using fave names) Jasmine Reilly / Aspen Sophia / David Ernest / Nathan Connor


Fave newly discovered girl/boy name (s) Jameson (B), Kasia (g)

Do you prefer single or double mns? single middle name

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#230028 Chessy vs Tabby

Posted by Madi Wolf Princess <3 on 15 August 2013 - 01:22 PM

I prefer Francesca Hadley... But, not the nickname Chessy. Francesca has more spunk. :-)
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#217171 Epic middle names?

Posted by The Future Mrs B on 01 May 2013 - 08:04 AM

Drake is awesome! I got to mention Ronin and Mr. Smarty Pants immediately went "like the name for wandering samurais?" but wouldn't give me his opinion on it.
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#203442 Vivian, Vivien or Vanessa?

Posted by bellababy on 27 December 2012 - 04:51 PM

I vote for Vanessa, but I am biased as I have a 6 month old named Vanessa Rose. :) Like you, I had a tough time deciding between Vivienne/Vivian/Vivien and Vanessa. Both are gorgeous names. I posted on various different boards and here is a recap of my findings.
Vivienne/Vivian/Vivien: climbing up the charts quickly mostly due to Jolie-Pit and Bundchen-Brady baby being given this name recently. It's very likely that the name is headed for the top of the charts in the near future. A lot of people associate the name with Vivien Leigh, which is definitely a nice association as the Gone With the Wind actress is stunning. Viv and Vivi are nicknames for the name, which get mixed reviews. I personally don't like Viv or Vivi as nicknames and also wanted to stay away from names that were associated with star kids' names. Also, I found that the Vivien/Vivian/Vivienne didn't roll of my tongue as nicely as Vanessa. The redundancy of the first 4 letters, didn't have the nice forward movement of Vanessa.
Vanessa: has been in the top 100 for over 3 decades, but peaked in the 80's with #42, which makes some people categorize the name as dated. Overall, though, more people think it's a timeless name. I don't think it's dated either because it was never popular enough to be a generation defining name. People tend to think that Vanessa is more romantic than Vivian/Vivien/Vivienne, which has a more prim and proper sound to it. There are many famous people with the name Vanessa: Vanessa Redgrave, Vanessa Carlton, Vanessa Paradis, Vanessa Lachey, Vanessa Marcil, Vanessa Hudgens, etc., and all are good associations as they are all beautiful women. I adore the nickname Nessa, which we use quite a bit for our baby.
In the end, I think it all comes down to personal style. You can't go wrong with either name as they are both gorgeous. You have to go with the name that gives you more of a wow factor and one that you can see yourself saying for many years to come. For me that name was Vanessa. Good luck!
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