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Naming your baby can be a lot more involved than most parents initially think. Have fun with it; consulting a baby name book can be a good way to get the conversation started and the name game flowing. Check below for related information, products and services.

Borders
(360) 891-2060
811 S.E. 160th Avenue
Vancouver, WA
Hours
Monday - Saturday09:00 am to 10:00 pm
Sunday10:00 am to 07:00 pm

Barnes & Noble
(360) 253-9007
Vancouver Plaza, 7700 NE 4th Plain Blvd
Vancouver, WA
Services
Complimentary Wi-Fi, Toys & Games, B&N@School
Hours
Sun-Sat 9:00AM-10:00PM

Barnes & Noble
(503) 283-2800
1720 N. Jantzen Beach
Portland, OR
Services
Complimentary Wi-Fi
Hours
Sun-Sat 9:00AM-9:00PM

Book & Bible - Rainbow West
(503) 667-6300
2141 Ne Burnside Rd
Gresham, OR
 
Books & Beads
(503) 674-3538
1838 Sw 3rd Dr
Gresham, OR
 
Borders
(503) 674-3917
687 NW 12th Street
Gresham, OR
Hours
Monday - Saturday09:00 am to 10:00 pm
Sunday10:00 am to 07:00 pm

Barnes & Noble
(503) 249-0800
1317 Lloyd Center
Portland, OR
Services
Complimentary Wi-Fi, Toys & Games, B&N@School
Hours
Sun 10:00AM-7:00PM
Mon-Sat 9:00AM-10:00PM

Borders
(503) 220-5911
708 SW Third
Portland, OR
Hours
Monday - Saturday09:00 am to 10:00 pm
Sunday10:00 am to 07:00 pm

Dakota Books
(503) 674-0646
30 Nw 2nd St
Gresham, OR
 
Dakota Books
(503) 674-0646
3119 SE Anderson Rd
Gresham, OR

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Unusual Baby Names, Parents are Thinking up Unique Names

Unusual Baby Names

Parents, increasingly, are thinking up unique names for their children. An exotic association apart, there is at  least    one constructive advantage to this. An unusual name helps to confer exclusivity, helping the owner to stand out and  be recognized more easily. Think about how easy it is to remember a 'Terranova' from a crowd of Marys and Janes.

However, choosing an unusual baby name requires some care. How can you choose a name that is distinctive, yet does not end up sounding ridiculous? Of course, you don't want your child to be at the receiving end of all the Waynes and Dylans in his school. Here are a few tips:

  1. Check what's out there. Start by looking up popular baby names listed in parenting books and websites. Along with the more familiar ones, you will also find some unusual baby names that you have rarely heard before, and that will catch your fancy.
  2. Old is gold. Many old names that were quite popular until recently have now fallen out of favor. Research names in historical archives or literature, or dig up some of the unusual names from your own family records.
  3. Read the glossies. Celebrity baby names are another good source for distinctive names. The advantage here will be that though the name will be unusual, it will have built up some level of familiarity and acceptability because of the media coverage. The disadvantage, of course, will be that the ...

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