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Cougar Town & Cougar Names

Cougar Town & Cougar Names

A new show debuts on ABC September 23 -- Cougar Town.  For those of you wondering if this is a safari nature documentary, it's time to get in the know -- a cougar is an older woman who attracts and dates a younger man.  He's known as cougar bait

Who do you imagine are the cougars out there?  As Romeo and Juliet are names that conjure up ideas of romantic love, what names make you think hot sexy older woman?  Let's look at some known cougars:  

  • Courteneny Cox Arquette
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Golf Star Mom Annika Sörenstam Names Her Baby Ava Madelyn

Golf Star Mom Annika Sörenstam Names Her Baby Ava Madelyn

It's a girl for golf star Annika Sörenstam!  Back on June 9, we alerted you to Annika's pregnancy and predicted what names she and husband Mike McGee might choose for their baby.  Now we know their choice -- Ava Madelyn.  Annika gave birth to Ava this morning, Tuesday September 1, 2009.  Moms-to-be -- apparently your laptap (or iphone or Blackberry) is a must-have in your hospital bag.  Annika posted on her blog about her baby's birth and name a mere 45 minutes after giving birth!  That is certainly no time wasted before getting back into the swing of things.

There's a delicious ambiguity to the name Ava.

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Kristin Cavallari Spices up the Hills

We are trying to get past our disappointment that Lauren Conrad won't be coming back on the new season of the popular MTV show The Hills.  In trying to put away the tissues that cover our sobs, we have to focus on the newbie of the show, who is actually an oldie.  Popular on the original series, Laguna Beach, Kristin Cavallari practically disappeared once the show changed to focus on Lauren.  Well now she's back and supposedly back with a vengeance.  Oh, how we love drama!  Let's look at some of the cast:

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In Memory of Ted Kennedy

It has been a tough month for the Kennedy clan. Sadly, Edward "Ted" Kennedy passed away last night after losing his battle with brain cancer. His sister, Eunice, died just last week. In honor of the iconic family, let's take a look at some of the more popular Kennedy names-past and present.

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Cities, Countries and Celebrity Names

Cities, Countries and Celebrity Names

Place names can be alluring, mysterious even.  Earlier this summer we looked to celebs who drew on the 50 states in naming their babies, so now let's broaden our focus to include countries and cities.

  • Sage Florence Galafassi, born 2008, daughter to Toni Collette
  • Bronx Mowgli Wentz, born 2008, son to Ashlee Simpson-Wentz and Pete Wentz
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BabyNameWizard.com's NameVoyager Makes Time's 50 Best Websites of 2009

Congratulations to BabyNameWizard.com's NameVoyager on making Time's 50 Best Websites of 2009.  Listed right up there with Google and YouTube, Time has recognized NameVoyager as the go-to spot "for new mommies and daddies who are eager to give Junior a name to remember."

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A Tribute to Fergie, Will.i.am, Taboo and Apl.de.ap of the Black Eyed Peas

While their band name may be original, their songs are even more so.  The group hit us up with two top singles this summer: "Boom Boom Pow" and "I Gotta Feeling."  If those songs don't make you want to start dancing, you must be a really terrible dancer! 

In honor of the group's success, we decided to take a look at its members' names.

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Popularity Contest: Top 20 American Female Baby Names

What does it take to be the number one baby name in America?  Or for that matter, to be in the top 20?  The top 20 are ranked separately for baby boys and baby girls, so today let's check out the baby girls and soon we'll be back to consider the boys.  

The top 2o Most Popular Female Baby Names In America:

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Picking a Winner by Name for "Dancing with the Stars"

What have millions of viewers (including us) been waiting for??? The release of the new "Dancing with the Stars" cast!  Thanks to ABC, we now finally have it!  Will politician Tom Delay win over "Sabrina the Teenage Witch" star Melissa Joan Hart?  Will Donny Osmond win where his mother did not?  We aren't sure who will win, but we are sure that this season's cast of dancers offers up some fun names.  Let's take a look

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Neo-Traditionalist Namer Tom Cavanagh Welcomes Son, Another Classic Baby Name to Growing Family

Tom Cavanagh, the Canadian-born actor best known for his quirky characters in television shows like "Ed" and "Love Monkey," plays it straight when it comes to the baby names game. Tom and wife Maureen Grise, welcomed their third child August 5. Cavanagh and Grise fall squarely into the neo-traditional naming

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