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About findyourbabyname


What’s a findyourbabyname? Think of it as a baby name….only juicier, smarter, cooler, better. findyourbabyname is the site created by experts Pamela Redmond Satran and Linda Rosenkrantz, coauthors of ten groundbreaking books on baby names widely quoted on the subject around the world. findyourbabyname includes an authoritative 50,000 name database developed over two decades, a daily blog on baby names, unique lists and features , and a vibrant community of expectant parents and name lovers. With two million monthly visitors and ten million page views from every country around the world, the findyourbabyname family includes a daily email newsletter, a popular shop selling personalized products, an active Facebook group, and a wide Twitter following.

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Pamela Redmond Satran & Linda Rosenkrantz

Pam Satran and Linda Rosenkrantz , the authors acknowledged to have revolutionized American baby naming, are the high-profile experts on name style, image and trends. Together they have written ten books on names over the past 20 years, including the groundbreaking Beyond Jennifer & Jason, Cool Names for Babies, and The Baby Name Bible.

They contribute baby name articles regularly to such publications as Parents, The Daily Beast, Huffington Post, and TODAYMoms, and have been interviewed extensively on names by everyone from The New York Times to The Wall Street Journal to The Today Show, the BBC, and Oprah.

In addition to co-producing findyourbabyname, Pam (on the right, above) is the New York Times bestselling author of seven novels, including Younger, now a television series created by Sex & The City‘s Darren Star. More details about her other work are on her website. Linda’s novel Talk has just been republished to wide acclaim as a New York Review Books Classic. Her other books include a childhood memoir called My Life as a List: 207 Things About My (Bronx) Childhood, and a history and anthology of telegrams.

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Contact us at pam@findyourbabyname.com or linda@findyourbabyname.com.

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Hugh Hunter

Hugh Hunter built the findyourbabyname website and manages all technical aspects of the site. In addition to writing code, Hugh is the proud father of two boys and twin girls. There’s a dog in there somewhere, too.

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Todd Tarpley

Todd Tarpley is findyourbabyname’s COO. A former GM of Meredith’s Parents Network, he has also led digital brands for Time Inc, AMC Networks, and A&E Networks. He’s the author of multiple children’s books and father of two (big) boys.

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Tedworth & Oscar

Joe & Jake Baggaley are Tedworth & Oscar, a pair of digital craftsmen who specialise in responsive and accessible web development. Together they designed and built the front end of the new findyourbabyname, bringing in a clean new look that works everywhere from mobile phones to widescreen displays. Jake is a professional photographer with a keen eye for design and Joe a developer who loves to experiment with cutting edge technology.

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Abby Sandel

Abby Sandel is the creator of name blog Appellation Mountain. Her obsession with names started when she met another kindergartener with the same name – and realized she wasn’t one of a kind. In her former life, she worked in government communications. She lives outside of Washington DC with her husband, two children, and a stack of baby name books. Abby is a findyourbabyname Senior Editor and Writer.

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Esmeralda Rocha

findyourbabyname’s editorial assistant Esmeralda Rocha is an academic turned public servant living in Canberra, Australia with her partner Mike, golden retriever Maple, and floofy-cat Spinoza. She’s been obsessed with names and words ever since she can remember and is thrilled to combine her research and writing skills with this lifelong passion as a researcher (aka name gnome) at findyourbabyname. Esmeralda spends her free time gardening, singing opera and travelling, all of which give her further namespiration.

To contact findyourbabyname, email Pam Satran at pam@findyourbabyname.com or Linda Rosenkrantz at linda@findyourbabyname.com.