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Worst Baby Names for 2016

Well, it's that time of year again: time to announce the most popular baby names of the year.

Wait a minute, not so fast. This is a list we hear every year. It's nice, but boring. What about the rejects, the worst baby names that have been cast down on newborns as a possible lifelong curse? I'm here to help, because I have discovered those names.

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Spectrum Health Announces top Baby Names of 2015

There are some newcomers to Spectrum Health's top ten baby names for both girls and boys this year. Elizabeth, Evelyn and Natalie enter the top ten for girls. Levi, Grayson and Owen enter the top ten for boys.

See the full top ten lists from Spectrum Health.

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Emma and Noah Were the Most Popular Baby Names of 2014

The Social Security Administration has released its data on the most popular baby names for last year, and really none of them come as a huge surprise to most of us here. 

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Spectrum Health Releases List Of Top Baby Names For 2014

What were the most popular baby names in West Michigan in 2014? Well, according to the birth records at Spectrum Health, Olivia and Noah were the most popular for boys and girls respectively.

This year, there are several newcomers to the girl’s list, including Avery, Ella and Nora. Some new boy names also took over the list in 2014 – William, Caleb, Carter, Henry, Benjamin and Jackson were all added this year.

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Most Popular Baby Names Are Liam and Charlotte

We can thank entertainment for giving us the most popular baby names of the year, with Liam and Charlotte topping the charts for the third year in a row, BabyNames.com announced today.

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How Did You Choose Your Kids’ Names? [Poll]

Choosing a name for a child is one of the first of many important decisions for parents.  Some names can help a child through life, while some names can create unnecessary obstacles.

How did you choose your kids' names?

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What Is In A Baby’s Name

Baby names. We got talking about crazy baby names at our weekend get together Saturday. Of all us parents, none of us took too much of a chance when it came to naming our kids...

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Choosing Names For Your Baby

Asked the other day how Vanessa and I came up with names for our children... girl names were easy. Alana just sounded like a nice girl name. Boys names were difficult however, almost every name my wife suggested reminded me of someone I didn't like. It took us two days after Cameron was born to come up with his name. Two days -- how pathetic. I feel a lot better after reading this story:

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West Michigan Baby Names

Couple days ago, Andy and I were talking about crazy celebrity baby names. You know the ones. Babyblu is Alicia Silverstone's baby name.

What about the rest of us...

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What Is In A Name

Hope Mother's Day was good in your house. We grilled chicken and mushrooms outside and treated mom to her favorite dinner. I think my wife likes grilling more than anything, and we were happy to do all the cooking and cleaning ...

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