By Sarah Smith, REDBOOK.
Babycenter.com just released their list of the top 100 baby names of 2013 (sorry, late December babies-you don't count), and Jackson and Sophia top the list. In honor of all those babies who will have the first initial of their last name attached to them forever after, I share with you the five types of baby namers:
1. The people who want a popular name for their child. I'm not sure I know these people--most everyone I meet who has a baby with a name in the top 10 seems sort of embarrassed by it. But then, I don't have a lot of friends who are the type to camp out overnight for the new iPhone either. I think these traits have something in common.
2. The people who want an unpopular name for their child, so they can show off their "originality." There is a subset of this group whose real reason for wanting an odd, unpopular name is so that in three years, when that name cracks the top 50,Read More »from The 5 Types of Baby-Namers