Can’t agree on a baby name? Here’s how to reach compromise (or VICTORY!)

Are you and your partner having trouble agreeing on a baby name? End the standoff now with the following strategies! CREATE A “FAVOURITE NAMES” LIST Make a top 10 list each, then cull each other’s lists down to 2-3 names and negotiate from there. CREATE A “NO-GO” LIST Another approach (which can also be used […]

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When good names have bad meanings

In celebration of Learn What Your Name Means Day, we are bringing you a list of common names that have – to put it as diplomatically as possible – unusual meanings. Byron Of the shed (Old English). Calvin Bald (French). Cameron Crooked nose (Gaelic). Campbell  Crooked mouth (Scottish). Cecilia Blind (Latin). Claudia Lame (Latin). Courtney Short-nosed […]

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What’s in a middle name? More than you think!

Middle names… Perhaps you have one. Perhaps you don’t. Perhaps you have several. Perhaps you have one so weird and embarrassing that you’ll only reveal it on pain of death. Once considered an afterthought, people are increasingly paying attention to what middle names they bestow upon their children. If you are in the process of […]

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27 unusual baby names inspired by literature

As Book Week festivities draw to a close, we parents can heave a huge sigh of relief and return to: 1) Enjoying reading. 2) Contemplating having more children. So on that note, we are bringing you a list of unusual literary baby names that will (or at least might) make you sound clever and insightful. […]

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Banned baby names around the world. Some will surprise you!

Naming your new bundle of joy is a huge responsibility. After months of impassioned arguing with your partner about why you don’t want to name your baby after a vegetable/mineral/his high school crush, you finally settle on a name you both don’t hate. But what if you find out that this name is on the […]

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5 Weird and Unusual Celebrity Baby Names

From naming their kids after a fruit, to bizarre combinations that make us wonder if they were made on purpose or just a cute coincidence, celebrities never cease to surprise us with the names they choose for their kids. At Stuck on You we pride ourselves in personalizing your kid’s names on labels so that […]

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The 16 stages of choosing a baby name

Confused baby

There’s no denying it. Choosing a baby name is hard. Choosing TWO names (unless you’ve found out what you’re having)…forget it. I’m currently in the ” Reading the credits of movies for inspiration” phase. See you on the other side…  The first time you hear the “perfect name”… via GIPHY The fifth time you hear it… […]

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Baby names inspired by the seasons

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Since having a child, I’ve become obsessed with baby names. Scrolling through my mental list of favourite names actually helps me to fall asleep. It’s the mummy version of counting sheep. Not that I’m pregnant, mind you, or even planning a second baby (or am I?). It’s just a lovely way to pass the time. […]

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