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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Plus Roundups
Jan. 30 2015 11:44 AM What Happened at Slate This Week? Social media guru Lindsey Underwood highlights the most popular stories of the week, from the Patriots to Tom Petty.