By Darrell Cunningham SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Did you know more babies are born in August and September than any other month of the year. On average there are 105 – males for every 100 – females according to the world health organization. But it’s deciding the baby’s name that some find the hardest and most interesting.
According to the new york times -baby naming has become an industry — with paid consultants, books, web sites brimming with trend data, and academic studies exploring correlations between baby names and future success. The once-simple task of coming up with a monogram for the baby blanket has evolved into a high-stakes exercise in personal “branding.”
Over the years baby names have become unique, allowing the parents to be creative like Beyoncé Knowles ‘carter naming her oldest daughter Blue, or Kim Kardashian ‘west naming her son Psalm. Being different has become the way to go with baby names. But could a unique name come with a negative outlook?
New York Post writer Sabrina Rogers-Anderson believes a non-traditional name can impact a child’s future.
Northwestern University Researcher, David Figlio, said people take subconscious cues about others based on their name, due to evolution.
Here in the United States you could name your baby almost anything but that is not the case in other countries. There are laws where you must be able to tell the gender of the child by the name.
Even though unique names are on the rise, Liam and Emma were the top baby names of 2018 for males and females, according to social security administration.