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  • has been the premiere site for names since April of 1996.

Since its launch, this site has been heralded as one of the top parenting sites on the internet by such publications as The Wall Street Journal, The Chicago Tribune, Associated Press and The Washington Post. The site currently receives over two million unique visitors every month. is dedicated to maintaining an ethnically diverse database of names and meanings, and to keeping the site a fun and family-oriented place to celebrate life and children.

The site owned and operated as a family business--by four sisters Jennifer Moss, Mallory Moss, Kate Moss Glinsmann, Sue Moss and their mother Peggy Moss.

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PO Box 1147
Oakhurst, CA 93644
510-51-NAMES (510-516-2637) Founders

Jennifer Moss

Jennifer Moss
Founder, CEO   View Jennifer Moss's profile on LinkedIn

Jennifer Moss founded in 1996 as a community site to share her life-long passion for names and naming. With over 20 years in information technology, Jennifer's expertise in internet business strategy helped grow to one of the most visited parenting sites online. Jennifer has served as Director of Technology for several Southern California companies including SDN Online, Korn-Ferry Futurestep and IMDB/Withoutabox. Her new book, The One-In-A-Million Baby Names Book is available online and in major bookstores. Jennifer serves on the Executive Board of the Northwestern University Alumni Club of Los Angeles and is the founder of the L.A. Female Business Owners networking group. Jennifer has one daughter, Miranda Margaret.

Dr. Mallory Moss Rustin

Dr. Mallory Moss, RN, CNS, ND, PMH-NP
Chief Operating Officer

Dr. Mallory Moss is a psychiatric nurse practitioner prescriber based out of Colorado. She obtained her bachelors in psychology from UCLA and her RN, masters, and nursing doctorate from the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center. Mallory's work includes psychiatry-based nursing and training at Denver Health Medical Center and University of Colorado Hospital. She also was a clinical content specialist for Thomson Reuters, where she wrote medical literature for the PDR Lab Advisor and Micromedex CareNotes for patient education. Mallory lives in the Denver area with daughter, Veronica Lee.

Sue Moss

Sue Moss
Public Relations/Marketing Director

Sue is a consultant who is based in Los Angeles. Sue serves as Director of Marketing and Public Relations for the partnership. In this role, she oversees market and user research, as well as press relations.

Kate Moss Glinsmann

Kate Moss Glinsmann
Education Director

Kate has worked in the field of early childhood education for over 25 years, including 15 years teaching preschool children with disabilities and 11 years teaching kindergarten. She is currently an English Language teacher for grades elementary age children. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of Iowa with a teaching certificate in early childhood and special education. Recently Kate received her Masters degree in Elementary Education from Viterbo University and an English Language Learners endorsement from William Penn University. Kate lives in Iowa and has two adult sons, Dwight Donald ("Ike") & Peter Austin.

Peggy 'Grandma Maggie' Moss

Peggy "Grandma Maggie" Moss
Content Specialist/Columnist

A four-time mother and four-time grandmother, "Grandma Maggie" brings her vast experience in parenting and early childhood to the site in her weekly advice column, Ask Grandma Maggie. Prior to, Peggy worked in a preschool for emotionally disturbed children and ran her own successful daycare center in Chicago for many years. Peggy currently lives in Colorado where she writes as "Grandma Maggie" and hosts an advice site for teens called Wonder Team

  • Dr. Meredith Cane - Name Historian/Manager
  • Dr. Cleveland Kent Evans - Name Scholar "In Residence"
  • Jennifer Sykes - Community Manager
  • Sarah Cordell, Paul Worthington, Dani Shear, Clay Allen - Writers
  • Veronica Lubofsky - Media Management
  • Beitchman & Zekian LLC - Legal Team

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