Is this, like, a totally outdated tradition?
When parents choose a name for their baby they are making a decision that may place them right in the mainstream of social history or at the margins. Now you can find out where you are with an online name wizard.
A study of surnames in an Australian state shows that when couples marry more than half of the wives take their husband’s name, The Age reports.
What's in a baby's name?
The regulation of children’s names is in the news again after New Zealand authorities published a list of names rejected over the past decade.
Besides the quest for novelty (which can go to truly bizarre lengths) there is now a new set of considerations in choosing a name for baby.