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American baby names are trending more and more unique even as other parts of culture go traditional

What's in a name? The answer to that question has changed over time. New research suggests that American parents are choosing more unique names for their children than they did a decade ago, bucking what many thought would be a return to more traditional names following recent economic turmoil. Instead, a societal shift toward individualism may be responsible for the uptick in uniqueness.
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