Did you know that baby naming is a growing, thriving sub-culture right now? Much thanks to popular baby name blogs, there’s an entire community that discusses the sounds and meanings and popularity of baby names, and they even have their own “top baby name” favorites apart from the rest of the country.
And it’s not just parents and parents-to-be. There are plenty of baby-name researchers that just love the concept of naming — whether it’s for their pets, their book characters, or their future children.
No matter why you’re fascinated with baby names right now, this free app is pretty intriguing. Called Nametrix, it’ll give you in-depth data on a particular name, down to likely professions (like did you know an Ellen is disproportionately more likely to be a psychotherapist, librarian, or activist?) and in which region the name is most popular.
Check out some of the cool features:
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Download Nametrix: Doctor or Dancer from the app store (FREE!).
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