Barack Obama Baby Naming Frenzy

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OK, maybe not an all-out frenzy, but some new parents around the world are bestowing the name Barack Obama -- all or part of it -- on their new babies in the post-election hubbub. Particularly parents in Kenya, Obama's ancestral homeland -- but a couple in Florida chose Obama, too, for their kid.

It's a distinctive choice -- and I'm guessing if you named your baby Obama chances are pretty good he'd be the only one in his Pre-K class. Would that be a good thing?

When it comes to baby names, do you say the more unusual the better, or do you prefer a more conventional choice?

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