Child Development: Baby Names

Reasons We Choose Children's Names

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A study by Australian researchers Dr Deb Dempsey from Swinbourne University of technology and Associate Professor Jo Lindsay of Monash University has given insight into the reasons why (Australian) people choose a certain baby name. The most common reason we chose a name is because we like the sound of it. Here is a breakdown of the reasons a baby name was chosen, according to the researchers.

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