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Emma is favorite name in SD for girls but doesn’t top national list

October 25, 2013 in Uncategorized

By Northern Plains News Service

South Dakota is in the heart of Emma-land.

According to 50 years of Social Security data compiled by the online site Jezebel, the name Emma was the top girls’ baby name in South Dakota in 2012 — and in a broa…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

2012′s top baby names: Eli and Aubrey top local lists

May 16, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

Shandi Buckman and her husband Jason picked their new baby’s name from a favorite TV show. “We were sitting there watching the show and we were just thinking about baby names or whatever, and I was kind of joking around and was like, ‘What if we used Aria?’” Shandi said. “And he sat there and he goes, ‘Yeah, we should do that.’” Continue Reading

TOP BABY NAMES IN N.D./U.S.

May 22, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

N.D.’s top 10 boy names Continue Reading

From Akealyes to Zayden, GF area parents mix it up via baby names

May 22, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

When people hear the name that Alysa and Tim Tulibaski of Argyle, Minn., chose for their baby boy, they assume she must be a fan of the TV show, “Revenge,” which has a character named Declan. Continue Reading

What’s in a baby name?: Social Security Administration releases top names for 2011

May 18, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

Mason remains the top boys name in North Dakota, but Emma slipped past Sophia on the Social Security Administration’s 2011 Top 100 baby names. Continue Reading

ACCENT: Send us your baby names

May 16, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

We want to know: What’s the most nontraditional name you’ve heard on the playground or at daycare? Continue Reading

What’s in a baby name?

May 14, 2011 in The Dickinson Press

The trend of naming children after actors and characters in pop culture is becoming more and more apparent to the U.S. Social Security Administration. Continue Reading

Top baby names in 2010 show few changes

May 5, 2011 in Pine Journal

Isabella and Jacob again top the list, but Elvis has left the building. Continue Reading

Traditional Scandinavian baby names provide link to the past

November 16, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald

Some names are more than just a moniker; they’re a connection to the past. Continue Reading

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Nordic name game

November 15, 2010 in INFORUM

Traditional Scandinavian baby names provide link to the past
Some names are more than just a moniker; they’re a connection to the past.
Linka Wintersteen’s name is like that. She remembers seeing a photo of her great-grandmother. Continue Reading