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Beyond Ava & Aiden by Linda Rosenkrantz
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Aug 31, 10

Recommended for: pregnant mamas
Read in August, 2010

Finally after reading a couple of baby name books, writting down my favorites, and crossing some out because I decided that I didn't like them because they were boring or my husband didn't like it. So, after 7 months(30 wks. to be exact)we agreed on a name. After we decided on a first name we picked out a middle name, which didn't take long. So, the verdict is in.

Here are the contents of the book. They are the creators of www.nameberry.com if you want to check it out online.

STYLE
What's Hot
A+ names
Millennial names
Star power
Names that work
Vintage names
Just Josies
So Far In They're Out
So far in they're out names
But Olivia is my favorite name
So Far Out They're In
Green names
Baby gods & goddesses
Uncool names
The Celts are coming
Unique-or close to it-names
Extreme exotics
Off the map
IMAGE

Hipster Names
Yupster Names
Unusual Names
But Seriously
Creative Names
Art
Fashion & design
Literature
Music & dance
Creativo
Fictional characters
Class & Names
The Perfect Balance
The Nickname Question
Last Names First
SEX
Naming A Daughter
Girly-girl names
Womanly names
Mom names
Girlish names
Boyish names
Mannish names
Naming A Son
Powerboy names
All-boy classics
Biblical boys
Metrodude names
Unisex Names
Unisex starbabies
Girl-Boy Name Equality
TRADITION
Trends Over Time
The early years
The nineteenth century
The twentieth century
African-American Naming Traditions
Muslims & Afreican names
Ava & Aiden:Patron Saints Of Popular Names
Jewish Names
Hebrew-Israeli names
The Kosher curve
Mixed-marriage names
International Ideas
Dutch names
French names
German names
Italian names
Scandinavian names
Spanish names
Whose Name Is It, Anyway
Sibling names
Double trouble
Bad Advice
The Riddle Of The Middle
Single-syllable middle names
Starstruck middles
You Say Marie, I Say Mariah
The Name Becomes The Child

Hope that helps. I really enjoyed the book. Very good suggestions and very informational.
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