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Monsters vs. Aliens... Baby Names that are Scary

Posted on 05 Oct 2009 by BNG Staff

Halloween is almost upon us, so what's better than spooky baby names. OK, it's just for fun. I have to say, there are certain names that send chills through my bones. Many times these names are common, but when you say the names around Halloween, they take on a whole new meaning. An example would be "Jason". This name used any other time of the year would be very normal, not much thought would come to your mind. But during the last couple weeks of October, "Jason" has a different kind of impact. Who doesn't remember the movies, Friday the 13th based on the fictional character "Jason Voorhees". A few other names include Freddy, Chucky and Norman. Again, I don't think I have to tell you who comes to mind.

What monster names can you think of? The one that comes to my mind is "Medusa". This name can be found under our Mythology Category. This name means THREE. Medusa was a monster that had snakes for hair, and if you looked into her eyes you would turn to stone. Another name for me is Sulley. For some reason I can't seem to get past kids animated movies. Sulley was a monster from the movie, Monsters Inc.

Alien names are more difficult for me. I could say "Jar Jar Binks", but this character ruined Star Wars for me. What a dumb character. The only name that really sticks out to me is Clark Kent or Superman. Technically he's an alien. Clark means Clergyman and if you think about it, that's really close to Clark's personality (Not Superman's).

What do you consider scarier, Monsters or Aliens? If you can think of another Monster or Alien name that's better than mine, I would like to know.

Top 10 Baby Names with a Greek Origin

Posted on 31 Aug 2009 by BNG Staff

According to our research the top 10 baby names with a Greek origin are...

  • #1. Chloe, girl name meaning... blooming
  • #2. Alexander, boy name meaning... defender of mankind
  • #3 Nicholas, boy name meaning... victory of the people
  • #4 Alexis, girl name meaning... defender of mankind
  • #5 Zoe, girl name meaning... life
  • #6 Andrew, boy name meaning... manly
  • #7 Sophia, girl name meaning... wisdom
  • #8 Alexandra, girl name meaning... defender of mankind
  • #9 Kara, girl name meaning... graceful or beautiful
  • #10 Andrea, girl name meaning... Manly

The Two Most Popular Baby Names Over the Past 50 Years

Posted on 22 Aug 2009 by BNG Staff

The most popular boy baby name over the past 50 years isn't James or John, or even Jacob. It's Michael. Nothing else even comes close. Michael was ranked in the #1 spot in the 60's, 70's, 80's and 90's. Only recently has it slipped to the number #2 spot. Chances are you know a Michael.

The most popular girl baby name for the past 50 years is...

  • Emily
  • Ashley
  • Jennifer
  • Elizabeth
  • Michelle

What would you choose? The answer may suprise you. It's Elizabeth. According to our research over the past 50 years Elizabeth has been ranked near the top of the SSA list almost every year.

What is the worst Baby Name you have ever heard?

Posted on 10 Jul 2009 by BNG Staff

If you have a Baby Name that is funny or bad just leave us a comment. We would like to hear your thoughts.

NEW! Top 100 Baby Names of 2008

Posted on 12 May 2009 by BNG Staff

Just added on May 9th 2009, the official Top 100 baby names of 2008 by the Social Security Administration.


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