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Baby Names for Dummies

A Book of Dummies
May, 2005

Nearly 5,000 girl's and boy's names complete with meanings, origins and nicknames!

Features classic to cool names from A-Z

Pick the perfect name for your little bundle of joy

Jennifer or Jason? Colton or Casey? Choosing the right name for your baby is an important decision, and this fun, friendly guide makes it easy! From traditional to the unique, you get name origins, meanings, and spellings, as well as guidance navigating all the factors involved in selecting a name that will make you — and your child! — happy.

Discover how to

  • Choose a name from around the globe
  • Select a name from a popular decade
  • Find out fascinating facts of historical interest
  • Put a name together
  • Decide on a name from the most popular names
Bibliographic citation: 

Rose, Margaret. 2005. Baby Names for Dummies. Wiley Publications. ISBN 978-0764543401