Beyond Jennifer & Jason, Madison & Montana: What to Name Your Baby Now (Paperback)
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Quoted everywhere from Parenting to The Wall Street Journal, with more than a million copies of their books in print, bestselling authors Linda Rosenkrantz and Pamela Redmond Satran are the baby-name experts. In this fresh and expanded new edition of "the best baby-naming book ever written" (The News Journal), they offer irresistible lists of names you won't find anywhere else, along with their trademark wit and insight on the most important questions---and answers---for expectant parents:
Style: What's hot and what's cool---including Honest Names, Spiritual Names, Kreeatif Names, The Two-Syllable Solution, Word Names, The Exotics, and a Girl Named Boy
Popularity: The most popular names in America and around the world, and what
celebrities are naming their babies
Image: What's really in a name, and why Briyana spells trouble
Sex: What's it like for a girl to grow up with a traditionally feminine name like Abigail or Blossom; a no-frills name like Alice or Jane; or a unisex name like Dylan or Dakota? And are there any decidedly masculine names left for boys?
Tradition: A concise history of American baby naming, plus inspired ways to reflect your own cultural heritage
Family: Whose name is it, anyway? And other vital considerations
About the Author
Linda Rosenkrantz is the author of Telegram! Modern History as Told Through More than 400 Witty, Poignant and Revealing Telegrams and the memoir, My Life as a List: 207 Things About My (Bronx) Childhood. In addition to writing articles for numerous magazines, she writes a nationally syndicated column on collectibles. Rosenkrantz is also a bestselling baby-naming expert on Parenting.com and coauthor, with Pamela Redmond Satran, of popular books including The Baby Name Bible, Cool Names for Babies and Beyond Jennifer & Jason, Madison & Montana. She lives in Los Angeles, California.
Pamela Redmond Satran is the author of two novels about motherhood, Babes in Captivity and The Man I Should Have Married. She is a contributing editor to Parenting magazine, a columnist for Baby Talk, and a frequent contributor to such publications as Glamour and Bon Appetit. With Linda Rosenkrantz Finch, she is also a bestselling Baby-naming expert on Parenting.com, selling over a million copies of books such as Beyond Jennifer & Jason, Madison & Montana and Cool Names for Babies.
“The classic baby name guide.” —The New York Times Magazine
“The arbiter of hip baby names.” —The Wall Street Journal
“The Spy magazine of name-the-baby books: smart, sassy, well-informed, and not afraid to name names.” —Scripps Howard News Service
“Unlike garden-variety baby-name guides, [Beyond Jennifer & Jason] lays it on the line.” —Entertainment Weekly