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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
(631) 284-2222
1500 Old Country Road
Riverhead, NY
Hours
Monday - Saturday10:00 am to 10:00 pm
Sunday11:00 am to 07:00 pm

Open Book
(631) 288-2120
1 Glovers Lane
Westhampton Bch, NY
Hours
Mon-Sun 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Side Street Books
(631) 475-2617
76 N Ocean Ave
Patchogue, NY

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Black Cat Books
(631) 725-8654
78 Main St
Sag Harbor, NY

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Burton's Book Store
(631) 477-1161
43 Front St
Greenport, NY

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Oak Tree Book Stores
(631) 723-3137
264 W Montauk Hwy
Hampton Bays, NY

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Book Hampton
(631) 283-0270
91 Main St
Southampton, NY

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Metaphysical Books & Tools
(631) 725-9393
83 Main St
Sag Harbor, NY

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Paradise Books
(631) 725-1114
126 Main St
Sag Harbor, NY

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Monthly Review
(212) 691-2555
122 W. 27th St.,
New York, NY

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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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