Celebrity Baby Names

Will An Unusual Baby Name Affect Your Child's Chances In Life?

BabyPost | Posted 04.15.2014 | Canada Living
BabyPost

There have been numerous studies that have tried to examine the effect an unusual name has on an individual throughout their life. It is believed that an individual's identity is partly formed by the way we are treated by other people and that a name may influence our interactions with the world around us.

Why I Love Kim and Kanye's Unusual Baby Name

Bhumica Rota | Posted 08.24.2013 | Canada Living
Bhumica Rota

Just like new mom Kim Kardashian, I too have children with unusual names which is why I think North West is perfect. In fact, it's genius given the last name. It's so extraordinary it's exceptional. I applaud it.

It Should Go Without Saying, But Don't Name Your Baby "Hitler"

Samantha Kemp-Jackson | Posted 07.27.2013 | Canada Living
Samantha Kemp-Jackson

I'm all for uniqueness when it comes to naming a child. After all, no one wants to give their child a name that will be shared by three or more kids in their grade school classroom. That being said, parents still need to consider certain parameters when making a decision that will affect their child for many years to come. Case in point: the poor child incredulously named "Adolph Hitler Campbell."

20 Most Popular Baby Names In Quebec

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.09.2013 | Canada Living

QUEBEC - Emma dethroned Lea as the most popular name for a girl in Quebec in 2012.There were 505 Emmas born in the province last year, compared with 4...

The 10 Trendiest Baby Names of 2013

BabyPost | Posted 05.06.2013 | Canada Living
BabyPost

We're almost through the first few months of 2013, so we can officially stop looking back at last year. That being said, there's going to be some big names on the docket for 2013, so here are our picks for the trendiest baby names of this year. Spoiler alert: they're getting classy.

Naming Your Kid Hashtag? Now That's Cruel

Anne Day | Posted 02.02.2013 | Canada Living
Anne Day

Choosing a name for your child can be stressful. But I do wonder what consideration today's parents give on the long-term impact on their child, especially when they choose an obscure name. I am raising this question because I read recently that some parents have named their poor child "Hashtag." I ask you, what sort of name is that for a child?