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The birth of twins Marion Loretta Elwell and Tabitha Hodge by surrogate on Monday afternoon had the CBB comments hopping! Among the congratulatory messages for Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick was a divisive discussion about the girls’ names — some loved, some hated, and some were reminded of their pet cats! We spoke to Linda Rosenkrantz and Pamela Redmond Satran, authors of Beyond Ada & Aiden and webmistresses of nameberry.com about the history behind the names. Here are their thoughts:

What are your thoughts on the Broderick babies’ names?