The Baby Name carl

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Popularity of the Baby Name Carl

Number of Babies Named Carl

Born in the U.S. Since 1880

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100+ Baby Names for 100 Years of the NPS

Parker, Ranger, Denison, Gunnison, Bona, Mara, and many more names to commemorate the 100th birthday of the National Park Service. more

The Last Intellectual to Latinize His Name?

The Renaissance humanists Latinized their names. And so did Rudolf Clausius…hundreds of years later. Was he the last one? more

Popular Baby Names in Providence, RI, 1867

Mary and John were the most popular baby names in Providence, Rhode Island, in 1867. more

The 20 Children of Charlemagne

The names of Charlemagne’s known children — Adaltrude, Drogo, Lothair, Theodrada, and 16 more. more

40 Pairs of Baby Names for Girl-Boy Twins

Some non-matchy pairs of baby names for girl-boy twins specifically. Which pair is your favorite? Have any to add? more

Popular Baby Names in Latvia, 2013

Sofia and Robert were the most popular baby names in Latvia in 2013. more

Names With the Word “Car”

Love cars? Need a baby name? (Or a car name?) Here’s a list of names that include the word “car.” more

The 20 Children of Johann Sebastian Bach

What were the names of all 20 of Johann Sebastian Bach’s children? more

The Baby Name Cubby

Why were a handful of baby boys given the name Cubby in the last half of the 1950s? more

Mouseketeer Names – Annette, Dennis, Margene, Ronnie

Want a baby name with 1950s feel? Use this list of Mouseketeer names to start brainstorming. more

Baby Names Inspired by Wendell Willkie

Not many people remember who Wendell Willkie was, but a surprising number of babies were named after the politician in the early 1940s. more

Babies Named After Aviator Charles Lindbergh

How many babies were named Lindbergh and Lindy in honor of Charles Lindbergh’s historic flight across the Atlantic in 1927? more

2 Babies Born During Wind Storms, Named Gale

1. While an unnamed Category 4 hurricane was pummeling south Florida on September 15, 1945, Lt. and Mrs. Carl Landau (who were staying at a shelter in West Palm Beach) welcomed a baby girl. They named her Karen Gale. 2. During the gusty Great Appalachian Storm of November 24-25, 1950, […] more

The Morlok Quads – Edna, Wilma, Sarah, Helen

On 19 May 1930, Carl and Sarah “Sadie” Morlok of Lansing, Michigan welcomed identical quadruplets. The quads were named Edna A, Wilma B, Sarah C, and Helen D. Their first names were inspired by the hospital in which they were born, the Edward W. Sparrow Hospital (Edna/Edward, W./Wilma, Sparrow/Sarah, Hospital/Helen). […] more

Addressing Elderly Individuals by Their First Names

I usually talk about how to choose first names, but deciding when to use those first names is another important topic. Paula Span, a contributor to the New York Times blog The New Old Age, published a post today about health care professionals who address elderly patients by their first […] more

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