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The Baby Name Countdown: The Definitive Baby Name Book

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From traditional to trendy, popular to unusual, this best-selling reference lists more names than any other baby name book. Based on nearly two million birth records from every region of the U.S. and Canada, The Baby Name Countdown includes meanings and origins of the 3,000 most popular names, the rankings of the 100 most popular boys and girls names, plus thousands of unusual names to inspire the imagination of those searching for the rare and exotic, or alternative spellings. Expanded to include the most ...

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From traditional to trendy, popular to unusual, this best-selling reference lists more names than any other baby name book. Based on nearly two million birth records from every region of the U.S. and Canada, The Baby Name Countdown includes meanings and origins of the 3,000 most popular names, the rankings of the 100 most popular boys and girls names, plus thousands of unusual names to inspire the imagination of those searching for the rare and exotic, or alternative spellings. Expanded to include the most popular baby namesfrom each decade of the twentieth century, this very reader-friendly guide is divided into sections that list the top 100 names, girls and boys names, unusual names, and provides popularity ratings throughout.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781569247358
  • Publisher: Da Capo Press
  • Publication date: 9/11/1997
  • Edition description: 2ND
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 352
  • Product dimensions: 7.47 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 1.23 (d)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 9, 2006

    If not concerned with meanings/orgins-this is your book

    This book was exactly what I was looking for when naming my first and second child. I am not so concerned with the meanings or origins of names, but more with originality and selection. This book gave both--a popularity statistic for each name listed and more names than in ANY other book I have found. My kind of book! Would highly recommend to anyone looking for a name.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 8, 2001

    Great baby name selection

    Before my daughter was born I found beautiful and rare name for her in a celebrity magazine. I liked it a lot but couldn't find information on this name anywhere. 'The baby name countdown' was the only book that listed that name and I was happy to find it there and check the spelling. Even though this book doesn't offer meanings it offers the best name selection for people who wants to find an unusual name for the baby.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 28, 2000

    Don't waste your money

    This book will only be useful to you if you are looking for a giant list of names with no meanings or information on them. From page 67 through 442 there is one list of names 6 columns wide with no information or analysis what-so-ever. You would be better off searching the web for a baby name site.

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