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Tips for Choosing a Baby Name

There’s so much thought that goes into naming a baby. We asked our staff to share their insights, from the best ideas to the “don’t try this at home” methods. What would you add? Whether you’re Ka...

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    What is the best place to research baby names and discover name meanings?

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    Do you pick a name based on whether or not people can pronounce it?

    Some of the names we're thinking about and that I like aren't ones that are "typically" easy to pronounce. I was just wondering, should I really consider this and ease of pronunciation for my child in the future?