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Bad News: Kate Winslet’s Husband, Ned Rocknroll, Changed His Name Back to Smith
Ned Rocknroll … were we ever so young?
At Last, the Top Dog Names of 2018
Unfortunately, use of the name Pennywise has gone up 500 percent.
science of us
When Your Name Doesn’t Feel Like You
Believing that your name doesn’t fit your personality can cause its own kind of constant impostor syndrome.
3 Married Men Talk About Taking Their Wife’s Last Name
When it just makes more sense.
Yes, You Really Do Look Like Your Name
“Our given name is our very first social tagging.”
A Neuroscientist Explains Why You’re Terrible With Names
In a purely objective sense, a person’s face and name are, by and large, unrelated.
Girls’ and Boys’ Names Literally Sound Different
Does yours vibrate the vocal cords?
Why You Sometimes Mix Up Your Friend’s Name With Your Dog’s Name
A new study on a strange little brain tic.
love and war
Would You Pay Someone to Help Name Your Baby?
Consultants are standing by to do market research on the name of your choice!
Is Gilbert Really a Good Name for a Penis?
Channing Tatum, let’s talk about this.
Charlotte: A Name Fit for a Princess or a Monkey
It’s very popular.
Your Next Boyfriend Probably Won’t Be Named Gary
Garys face extinction.
Don’t Even Try to Pick the Perfect Baby Name
Give up now: The game is rigged.
Will Dave Brat’s Weird Name Cost Him at the Ballot Box?
Research suggests it might, but mostly among voters with the least information.
Name Your Child As If You Were a Celebrity in the 1880s
Trot on over, Texie.
Girls Are Named in America
An animated map shows the most popular girls names, state by state, since 1960.