Having a child is a huge step in life—children carry a heap of responsibility.
If you're an expectant mother, you've got additional stessors, such as taking vitamins, avoiding certain foods, and once you get into the later stages, getting to a healthy weight so that your baby is able to survive outside of the womb. Luckily, if this is your first child, people will come out of the woodwork to give you advice on everything from feeding habits to stretch mark removal. Need baby gear? Never fear, the baby shower is here! Filled with games, baby showers can give expecting parents everything they should need, including a name if they're uncertain what to call the baby once it is born.
There are many factors to take into consideration when it comes to naming your children. First there is the last name: you want to make sure that the first and last name sound well together. Of course, there's the playground test: is the name something that could easily be made fun of by other kids? And finally, most children will keep their names for life: how does an adult with that name sound to you?
So we've consulted our baby experts and pulled together some names that have been popular from various time periods. We also know that tastes change, so let's see if we can guess your age based on your choices in baby names!