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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
(410) 876-8440
400 Center St
Westminster, MD
Hours
Monday - Saturday10:00 am to 09:00 pm
Sunday12:00 pm to 05:00 pm

Reader's Cafe
(717) 630-2524
125 Broadway
Hanover, PA

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Little Professor Book Ctr
(410) 795-8535
1532 Liberty Rd
Sykesville, MD

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For Your Health Naturally
(301) 702-3368
2553 Colebrooke Drive
Temple Hills, MD

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Borders
410.89.5040
Baltimore Washington Int'l Airport
Linthicum, MD
Hours
Monday - Friday05:30 am to 09:00 pm
Saturday07:00 am to 07:00 pm
Sunday05:30 am to 09:00 pm

Borders
(717) 632-1060
1155 Carlisle St, Suite 61
Hanover, PA
Hours
Monday - Friday10:00 am to 09:00 pm
Saturday10:00 am to 09:30 pm
Sunday11:00 am to 05:00 pm

Hart Books Llc
(410) 581-9687
9433 Common Brook Rd Ste 102
Owings Mills, MD

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Solar Publishing
(410) 493-1872
PO Box 2116
Ellicott City, MD

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Amenta Press
(240) 899-6550
25101 Chimney-House Court
Damascus, MD

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Borders
(410) 876-8440
400 Center St
Westminster, MD
Hours
Monday - Saturday10:00 am to 09:00 pm
Sunday12:00 pm to 05:00 pm

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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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