Tuesday, October 18, 2005


Survey Finds Names Given To Babies Very Important

SAN FRANCISCO (Wireless Flash - FlashNews) – What’s in a name? Apparently, it means a lot to expectant parents if a new survey is correct.

The BabyCenter Baby Name Survey found that 52 percent of expectant parents believe the name they give their child contributes to his or her success in life.

Other findings from the baby name survey...

  • 78 percent thought about names before they became pregnant.

  • 62 percent say it’s easier to name a girl than a boy.

  • 48 percent select a middle name that honors a friend of relative.

  • 38 percent nixed a name because it was too popular.

  • And finally, 34 percent of couples disagree about the baby’s name.

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