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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.

Barnes & Noble
(405) 579-8800
540 Ed Noble Parkway
Norman, OK
Complimentary Wi-Fi
Sun 10:00AM-9:00PM
Mon-Thu 10:00AM-10:00PM
Fri-Sat 9:00AM-11:00PM

Saxon Books
(405) 329-7071
2600 John Saxon Blvd
Norman, OK
Skelly Fine Books
(405) 366-3100
865 12th Ave Ne
Norman, OK
Baptist Student Union
(405) 321-2810
435 W Boyd St
Norman, OK
Book Stall
(405) 329-6787
300 W Gray St Ste 108
Norman, OK
(405) 573-4907
300 Norman Center Court
Norman, OK
Monday - Saturday10:00 am to 10:00 pm
Sunday11:00 am to 07:00 pm

Wildwood Book Rack
(405) 329-3390
1501 24th Ave NE
Norman, OK

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Book Stall
(405) 329-6787
300 W Gray St
Norman, OK

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Crazy Ladies Bookshop
(405) 364-2665
1221 W Lindsey St
Norman, OK
Sooner Textbooks
(405) 360-8910
745 Asp Ave
Norman, OK
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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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