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"Choosing a Baby Name"Traditional, Original and Popular names for your baby

Author: Jennifer - Internet Sales Coordinator & Team LeaderMarch 2007

When you find out you are expecting, throughout your pregnancy, your mind will inevitably turn to one question: What should I name my baby? Depending on the type of name that you are drawn to, there are many options to choose from. In most cases, either traditional, original or popular baby names are chosen. Read on for some ideas in all categories for what you name your baby.

Traditional baby names are always in style and are classic, which is why so many mothers choose them. These traditional baby names are also sometimes used as middle names, paired with a trendier name. Here are some examples of traditional baby names that have stood the test of time.

Boy
Girl
John
Lisa
James
Mary
William
Kimberly
Michael
Michelle
David
Julie
Robert
Melissa
Christopher
Karen
Mark
Elizabeth
Brian
Pamela
Jeffrey
Sarah

Original baby names have been in the media recently, as celebrities are turning to naming their children names that are extremely unique. Names that are unique can be very beautiful, especially if they have some meaning behind the name. More and more websites are offering baby name finders, so that parents-to-be can search for names from different cultures. One thing to be weary of... Original names can be hard to pronounce for others and may cause frustration for your child. You may want to choose something original, but not unheard of.

More and more parents-to-be find themselves choosing popular baby names. Many times, popular baby names are reflections of current society and trends. Popular baby names are always a great place to start when you are looking for a name for your baby. Here are the top 10 baby names of 2006, as reported by www.babycenter.com:

Boy
Girl
Aiden
Emma
Jacob
Madison
Ethan
Ava
Ryan
Emily
Matthew
Isabella
Jack
Caitlyn
Noah
Sophia
Nicholas
Olivia
Joshua
Abigail
Logan
Hailey

Dealing with birth announcements, the staff at Invitation Consultants has seen many baby names come across their desks. The staff of Invitation Consultants has come up with a list of their favorite baby names. Here are some ideas of all kinds of names that we love...

Boy
Girl
Lucas
Chloe
Aiden
Haley
Paul
Madison
Logan
Lena
Johnny
Faith
Kieran
Anya
Andrew
Madeline
Nicholas
Avery
Chase
Emma
James
Tara
Hunter
Claire
Harrison
Ella
Anthony
Alexa
Matthew
Sophie
Patrick
Mia
Corey
Amelia

Choosing a baby name can be fun with all of the resources available to you. It is so much easier now to find name ideas for your baby than it has ever been before. Use all of the resources available to you, and have fun in your search for the perfect name for your baby!