Laura Wattenberg

Laura Wattenberg is the author of the book The Baby Name Wizard, and creator of

The XX Factor
July 24 2013 2:46 PMWill All Babies Be Named George Now?
May 5 2011 2:39 PMHow Khloe Became QueenCharting the rise and rise of a trendy baby name.
Dec. 15 2011 3:18 PMSiri BabyAs Apple’s use of an obscure Nordic nickname shows, we’ve started naming our kids like products—and our products like kids.
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Dec. 19 2014 4:15 PM What Happened at Slate This Week? Staff writer Lily Hay Newman shares what stories intrigued her at the magazine this week.