Top experts forecast the most popular baby names of the year. Plus, trends new moms should look out for.
This comedian might've had jokes about the new Prince of Cambridge, but one baby is no laughing matter for the funny guy: his own. The former SNL star and his wife welcomed a baby girl named Winnie Rose early Tuesday morning, his rep told PEOPLE. The new parents "are overjoyed about the arrival of their beautiful daughter." Well played, considering the couple never announced that they were expecting a child.
Best known for her roles on 7th Heaven and The Secret Life of the American Teenager, Beverley Mitchell recently welcomed her first child—a daughter named Kenzie Lynne—with husband Michael Cameron. Motherhood has come naturally for the actress, who probably used the experience from her time on set with seven sitcom siblings.
Jenna Bush Hager and her husband Henry Hager welcomed their first child—a baby girl!—on Saturday in New York City.
Given the Kardashian clan's penchant for keeping with the letter K for first names, this could be a cause for some conflict.
The 100 hottest baby names of 2012 were released today, and it's a familiar-looking list. Sure, there are a couple of newcomers to BabyCenter's top 10 boys' and girls' names, but Sophia and Aiden retain their iron grip on the #1 spots for yet another year. Here's why I'm glad we didn't chose any of them.
Marissa Mayer, the CEO of Yahoo, has given birth to a baby boy. Now, she's asking for your help to name him!
Beyoncé and Jay-Z gave birth to their first child, daughter Baby Blue on January 7th this year. They sparked a debate over names, and whether the uniqueness of their child’s name would be a benefit or a handicap to their child. There are many reasons why parents name their children with unusual names. Entertainment Weekly’s January 20, 2012, issue speculated that “Blue, might have been cribbed from Jay-Z’s three Blueprint albums, while Ivy could be a play on the Roman numeral IV- as in Blueprint 4.”
Every year when the Social Security administration releases its list of most popular baby names, some parents and parents-to-be are bound to get upset, especially if their baby name is too popular. Who wants to be one of five Sophias in their first-grade class?
I will admit it: I have always been obsessed with baby names for some strange reason. Not just for my own selfish possible-future-baby-having reasons, but because it's just interesting to see what names are popular year to year.
People reports that as it stands in England right now, if Kate and William have a daughter first and a son second, the son would be able to bypass his older sister and one day inherit the thrown. Say what?! This rule isn't only sexist, but totally outdated! With the royal couple in the know about the changes, Prime Minister David Cameron is making some adjustments to update the monarchy and get rid of silly rules that would prevent a first-born girl from taking her place on the throne.
The Daily Beast's picks for the wildest celebrity baby names of 2011— so far, with suspected crazy baby-namers Keri Russell, Lily Allen, Tori Spelling, Jenna Fischer, and January Jones due in the coming months.
Mirror, mirror on the wall. Who's the most self-absorbed of them all? Why, Kim Kardashian and new hubby Kris Humphries, of course! A phenomenon called the 'name letter effect' says that people prefer the letters belonging to their own name and will "select these above other letters in choice tasks." Including matrimony, right? Judging by the traditional feel of their wedding and Kim's Old Hollywood-style Vera Wang gown, it doesn't seem like they'll rebel against 'K' names any time soon. Here are some ones that would fit right in to the family.