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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
(719) 632-6611
2120 Southgate Rd
Colorado Springs, CO
Hours
Monday - Thursday10:00 am to 09:00 pm
Friday - Saturday10:00 am to 10:00 pm
Sunday10:00 am to 09:00 pm

Borders
(719) 266-1600
1710 Briargate Boulevard, #209
Colorado Springs, CO
Hours
Monday - Thursday10:00 am to 09:00 pm
Friday - Saturday10:00 am to 10:00 pm
Sunday10:00 am to 07:00 pm

East Library & Information Center
(719) 531-6333
5550 N. Union Blvd
Colorado Springs, CO

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Black Cat Books
(719) 685-1589
720 Manitou Ave
Manitou Springs, CO

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Andrea Lopez
(800) 826-8911
PO Box 1124
Frisco, CO

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Barnes & Noble
(719) 637-8282
795 Citadel Drive East
Colorado Springs, CO
Services
Complimentary Wi-Fi, Toys & Games, B&N@School
Hours
Sun 9:00AM-9:00PM
Mon-Sat 9:00AM-10:00PM

Barnes & Noble
(719) 266-9960
1565 Briargate Blvd
Colorado Springs, CO
Services
Complimentary Wi-Fi, Toys & Games, B&N@School
Hours
Sun 9:00AM-9:00PM
Mon-Sat 9:00AM-10:00PM

Author Author
(719) 277-7323
5975 N Academy Blvd
Colorado Springs, CO

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Focus On The Family Bookstore
(719) 531-3464
8685 Explorer Dr
Colorado Springs, CO

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Vegetarian Cuisine with a side of Soul
(303) 377-5806
2640 Olive St.
Denver, CO

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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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