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

Diminutive Names
holly
Is this Baby Name sound like a Doll?
Hi Jennifer, Long time fan, here! I’ve enjoyed reading your column for years! My husband and I are getting ready to expand our family, and so we are starting to consider names for our future little one. So far, some names I like for a girl have the same vowel sounds as our last name. More
Emily too Diminutive?
Hi Jennifer, I’ve seen you advise many times not to name your child something ending in -ie or -y. I really like the name Emily for my daughter, but do you think it would age well? Or should I name her Emmeline and call her Emily for short? More
Gloriette
Dear Jennifer, My grandmother’s first name was Gloriette, pronounced glory-et. I’ve tried looking up this name before with no luck. Does the name come from somewhere? People used the nickname Glo for her a lot. That side of the family also has a strong French Canadian background. More
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