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The Baby Names podcast is hosted by Jennifer Moss and Mallory Moss Katz, creators of BabyNames.com. We talk about celebrity baby names, the name topic of the week, and take your questions on names and naming.

The Baby Names podcast is hosted by Jennifer Moss and Mallory Moss Katz, creators of BabyNames.com. We talk about celebrity baby names, the name topic of the week, and take your questions on names and naming.
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Location:

Oakhurst, CA

Description:

The Baby Names podcast is hosted by Jennifer Moss and Mallory Moss Katz, creators of BabyNames.com. We talk about celebrity baby names, the name topic of the week, and take your questions on names and naming.

Language:

English

Contact:

559-580-9200


Episodes

The Big Baby Names Survey Results!

6/12/2018
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We run several ongoing surveys on BabyNames.comabout names and naming. In this episode, Jennifer and Mallory go over the surprising results of the baby naming survey, and also the survey on names and dating. Do you think a name affects who you date? Listen and find out! Names mentioned in this episode: Kelin, Karis, Torvald, Peony, Colette, Lielle, Mika, Magnolia, Azalea, Dax, Harrison, Adel, Lucille, Ayla, Sivan, Bodhi, Sebastian, Baz, Lulu, Lorelei, Celine, Selena, Mayla, Coraline,...

Duration:00:32:28

Baby Name Trends by U.S. State

5/29/2018
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Jennifer and Mallory continue to discuss the U.S. Social Security Baby Names list, comparing trends that are unique by state. We've found interesting anomalies and characteristics for the south, the coasts, and the midwest. Also: the current celebrity baby news, and two questions from expecting parents on names that go with their surnames. Names discussed in this episode: Ever, Spirit, Jeseray, Leonardo, Mateo, Kennedy, Messiah, Nevaeh, Malaysia, Hazel, Eleanor, Remington, and...

Duration:00:31:02

The 2017 Social Security Baby Names List

5/15/2018
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Jennifer and Mallory discuss the U.S. Social Security Baby Names, ranking the birth names for 2017. What are the newest trends for boys and girls and what is influencing them? Some cool names mentioned in this episode: Valorus, Noella, Esta, Oleeta, Zephyr, Melva, Annalise, Annaleigh, Liam, Emma, Treasure, Ennis, Qhyrrae, Pita/Peeta. Full U.S. Social Security List for 2017 00:27 Cool names we've discovered this week 2:52 The 2017 U.S. Social Security Baby Names List 14:29 This...

Duration:00:28:43

Pseudonyms, Stage Names, & Pen Names

5/1/2018
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Episode 6: Jennifer and Mallory discuss the many reasons actors and writers and other artists might choose another name, the new Royal Baby Name, and some angry listener mail regarding the name Donald. 00:00 - Intro to this week's show 00:50 - Britain's new baby royal 03:25 - Hollywood & Stage Names 11:27 - Mononyms 12:33 - The Artist Formerly Known as Prince 13:56 - Pen Names of Writers (Nommes de Plume) 18:53 - Celebrity Baby News 24:05 - Baby Names Q&A The Baby Names podcast is...

Duration:00:30:30

The Baby Names Community - with Alison Betts

4/26/2018
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A BabyNames.com "Between-the-episodes" Minisode Jennifer speaks with Alison Betts, manager of the long-standing BabyNames.com community. We chat about the strong bonds formed by members in our community, and how our boards differ from other parenting sites' message boards. Also: how Alison was obsessed with names as a child, how she found BabyNames.com as a teenager, what she named her kids and why, and finally - how her fiancé handles his infamous and iconic first name!

Duration:00:20:07

Character Names and their Influence on Baby Name Trends

4/17/2018
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Episode 5: Jennifer and Mallory discuss how fictional character names have a definite influence on baby naming trends-both positively and negatively. We also talk about character naming conventions from a variety of authors, including Stan Lee, George RR Martin, and why the name Atticus took a plunge in 2015. Also: character naming tips for writers, baby news of the week, and an intense baby name problem from one of our listeners! Names in this episode: Lila, Lodge, Civilla, Madison,...

Duration:00:22:52

Nature Names and Major League Baseball

4/3/2018
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The Baby Names Podcast Episode 4: Nature Names and Names from Major League Baseball Jennifer and Mallory discuss interesting nature names, names from the 2018 Major League Baseball roster, celebrity baby news, and take your questions on names and naming...including a name emergency! SUBSCRIBE to the Baby Names Podcast on iTunes/Apple Podcasts so you don't miss an episode. Some names mentioned in this episode: Ferial, Kalani, Audyssie, Symera, Violet, Daisy, Lily, Luna, Meadow, Dahlia,...

Duration:00:24:02

Brand Baby Names and a Baby Named Donald Trump

3/20/2018
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The Baby Names Podcast Episode 3: Brand Baby Names and a Baby Named Donald Trump Jennifer and Mallory discuss how brand names are now being used as baby names, a baby named Donald Trump, Khloe K follows our baby name advice, baby names in the news, and more! SUBSCRIBE to the Baby Names Podcast so you don't miss an episode. Names mentioned in this episode: Porsche, Portia, Bentley, Mercedes, Armani, Lexus, Remington, Harley, Nike, Puma, Colt, Apple, Facebook, Hashtag, Dell, Pixel, Siri,...

Duration:00:24:46

Black Panther Names & Researching Your Family Tree

3/6/2018
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The Baby Names Podcast Episode 2: Black Panther Names & Researching Your Family Tree Jennifer and Mallory discuss the cool names from the Marvel movie Black Panther, how to start and research your family tree, baby names in the news, and take your questions on names and naming! SUBSCRIBE to the Baby Names Podcast so you don't miss an episode. Names mentioned in this episode: Nnenna, Maame, Hazel, Henrietta, George, Charlotte, Spencer, Diana, Mia, May, Regina, Rocco, Vera,...

Duration:00:20:38

Stormi, Chicago, and Names from the Winter Olympics

2/19/2018
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The Baby Names Podcast Episode 1: Stormi, Chicago, and Names from the Winter Olympics Welcome to our very first episode of The Baby Names Podcast! Join us as we discuss our "Family Ties," names from the Winter Olympics, celebrity baby names in the news, and take your questions about names and naming. Hosted by Jennifer Moss and Mallory Moss Katz, creators of BabyNames.com, the #1 site for baby names and naming. Want help naming your baby? Have a question about names? Write us at...

Duration:00:25:38