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Best Baby Names Ever

Sophia and Aiden are the most popular baby names these days, if you believe a new poll (from Babycenter.com, whatever that is).

A quick look at the list doesn't reveal any surprises..The top names for girls are Sophia, Emma, Isabella, Olivia, Ava, Lily, Chloe, Madison, Emily and Abigail.

For boys..there are a whole lot of Aidens, Jacksons, Masons, Liams, Jacobs, Jaydens, Ethans, Noahs, Lucases, and Logans.

Now some of those names would have seemed old-fashioned when I was growing up. The only people named Mason or Liam were characters in books, or maybe grandparents. And those girl's names wseemed downright archaic..except for Madison, which was just the last name of the sloppy guy on the Odd Couple.

Expectant parents, I'm hoping you'll continue the trend of going for old-fashioned names, and use some of the names in my family tree.

Lately I've been quite addicted to researching my ancestry, and while noting the rather questionable pasts of some of my forefathers (and mothers), I also noted some names that need to come back.

Some of the intriguing ladies names? Eulalia, Florence, and Hazel. The guys names are for the most part pretty common (lots of guys named William, Thomas, and John)...but is the world ready for an influx of fellows named Bernard or Hubertus?

Probably not. So I guess I'll settle for a few folks naming their little girls Kitty.

Keep me posted.


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