The all-new, better-than-ever edition of “the classic baby-name guide.” --The New York Times MagazineEver since they revolutionized the world of baby-naming with Beyond Jennifer & Jason--the first book to go beyond dictionary definitions to identify the image and style of particular names--Linda Rosenkrantz and Pamela Redmond Satran have brought their wit and insight to literally millions of parents. Now, America’s baby-name experts pinpoint the very latest trends in this all-new, up-to-the-minute edition of “the best baby-naming book ever written” (The News Journal).Fresh, fabulous, and irresistible, Beyond Ava & Aiden is packed with fascinating new tips and lists, including:*Green Names (Bay, Willow, Aster)*Hipster Names (Pearl, Ruby, Dexter)*Names That Work (Archer, Baker, Carter)*Vintage Chic (Daisy, Clementine, Felix)*Metrodude Names (Jackson, Jax, Maddox)*Baby Gods and Goddesses (Juno, Orion, Clio)And many more inspired---and inspiring---choices.
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Today’s baby namers not only want their kids to get As later on in school, they want to give them an A to start off with—as the initial letter of their names. There’s been a remarkable upsurge of hot A names—we did, after all, call this book Beyond Ava & Aiden—especially if you consider that in 1975 only seven of the top fifty names began with any vowel, while in 2007 there were seventeen beginning just with the letter A. Vowel names in general are on the rise—lots of interesting E, I, and O names as well—but
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“Unlike garden-variety baby-name guides . . . [Beyond Jennifer & Jason] lays it on the line.” --Entertainment Weekly“If you want some inspiration in naming your baby (or if you just want to spend some amusing moments), pick up Beyond Jennifer & Jason.” --Family Circle
LINDA ROSENKRANTZ and PAMELA REDMOND SATRAN, who regularly appear as baby name experts in national media including People, The Wall Street Journal, US Weekly, USA Today, and The New York Times, have sold a million and a half copies of their baby name books. Linda lives in Los Angeles, California, and Pam outside New York City.
Linda RosenkrantzPamela Redmond Satran