India, Willow, Harper and More: The Biggest Naming Trends for 2011

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Sally Farhat Kassab on Jan 7, 2011 at 3:59PM

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2011's Biggest Baby Name Trends

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a Sally Farhat Kassab on Jan 5, 2011 at 5:36PM

In 2011, baby names will shy away from heritage names to really focus on first impressions -- and making a good one. “Parents are now naming the way companies choose brand names,” says Laura Wattenberg, founder of  “Every parent is jockeying for shelf space and wants to send the right messages and make their child distinctive.” From names that end in "L," to exotic place names (think India, Egypt, Sundance), to the roaring 20s, see whats going to be hot in baby names this year.

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