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Baby name advice from Jennifer Moss, founder & CEO of BabyNames.com

Eviana
Jennifer, I just have to say I love your site. My husband and I are really banking on having a girl & I heard the name Eviana (Ev-E-Annah) the other day, but could not find it in your database. I was wondering what the meaning of this name was or if it was just made up? [More]
New Name: Vahn
Hi Jennifer,
I have named my son Vahn, I noticed it was not in your database, I have found it to be a male form of Siobhan and some of its meaning to be Justice. It was a name of a character in Legends of Legaia. [More]
Variations of Marcel
Hello, My name is Marcelina,but I didn’t see it on your website. I think my name means warrior. Please research and put it on your site. Thank you.
Marcelina M. Hi Marcelina, Names are like words-they have origins and roots. Many names are derivatives of other names. [More]
Feedback on Dexter
Hi Jennifer, I was just browsing through your Q&A and came across the question about the name Dexter being too reminiscent of the serial killer from the TV show. You advise against using the name because it has “bad associations” right now. [More]
Isla v. Brady for a Girl
Hi Jennifer, I have two daughters, Marley Abigail and Libby Evelyn. My husband and I are currently trying for baby #3 and the great name debate has started again! We have always received great compliments on our daughter’s names; trendy and uncommon without being too weird with classic, old fashioned middle names. [More]
Elijah too Popular?
Dear Jennifer,   I have always been fascinated by name meanings, and have enjoyed using your site since my early teen years. Back then my favorite name was Aiden, but around 2008 the Aiden-craze hit and I quickly changed my favorite boy name to Elijah.   [More]
Author Name: Claribel
Hi Jennifer, I just found out that I am expecting and my first reaction was to check out your website. I have a whole collection of names that I have saved in the back of my diaries and I am super excited to finally be able name someone other then my puppies and the characters I develop in my short stories. [More]