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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
(757) 382-0220
1212 Greenbrier Pkwy
Chesapeake, VA
Services
Complimentary Wi-Fi, Toys & Games, B&N@School
Hours
Sun 10:00AM-10:00PM
Mon-Thu 9:00AM-10:00PM
Fri-Sat 9:00AM-11:00PM

Barnes & Noble
(757) 340-4055
701 Lynnhaven Pkwy
Virginia Beach, VA
Services
Complimentary Wi-Fi, Toys & Games, B&N@School
Hours
Sun 10:00AM-9:00PM
Mon-Thu 10:00AM-10:00PM
Fri-Sat 10:00AM-11:00PM

Barnes & Noble
(757) 827-1118
5100 Kilgore Ave
Hampton, VA
Services
Complimentary Wi-Fi
Hours
Sun 11:00AM-8:00PM
Mon-Thu 9:00AM-9:00PM
Fri-Sat 9:00AM-10:00PM

Borders
(757) 425-8031
1744 Laskin Rd
Virginia Beach, VA
Hours
Monday - Thursday10:00 am to 09:00 pm
Friday - Saturday10:00 am to 10:00 pm
Sunday10:00 am to 08:00 pm

Smithfield Rare Books
(757) 393-1941
429 High St
Portsmouth, VA
 
Barnes & Noble
(757) 671-2331
4485 Virginia Beach Blvd
Virginia Beach, VA
Services
Complimentary Wi-Fi, Toys & Games, B&N@School
Hours
Sun-Thu 9:00AM-10:00PM
Fri-Sat 9:00AM-11:00PM

Books-A-Million
(757) 368-3167
3312 Princess Anne Road
Virginia Beach, VA
 
Books-A-Million
(757) 826-0600
7 Towne Ceter Way
Hampton, VA
 
Jeannie'S Used Books
(757) 398-3331
3202 High St
Portsmouth, VA
 
Tree Of Knowledge Books For Life
(757) 488-4688
122 Chowan Dr
Portsmouth, VA
 

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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