Choosing Baby Names
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Baby Name Popularity
What makes certain baby names more popular than others? Often baby names follow certain trends that are influenced by society and culture. Some baby names, for example, come from popular television shows, music or celebrities.
The Meaning of Names
Many new parents want to give their children names that have special meanings. Names have meaning based on the culture or language where the name originated. Most names have more than one meaning, due to similar sounds in different languages.
Choosing a Significant Name
Parents can make a baby’s name more special by choosing a name that is important in some way to their family or relationship. Some examples are naming babies after respected relatives or meaningful places to the couple.