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About Nameberry

Nameberry

What's a Nameberry? Think of it as a baby name....only juicier, smarter, cooler, better. Nameberry is the site created by experts Pamela Redmond Satran and Linda Rosenkrantz, coauthors of ten groundbreaking books on baby names widely quoted on the subject around the world. Nameberry includes an authoritative 50,000 name database developed over two decades, a daily blog on baby names, unique lists and features , and a vibrant community of expectant parents and name lovers. With two million monthly visitors and ten million page views from every country around the world, the Nameberry family includes a daily email newsletter, a popular shop selling personalized products, an active Facebook group, and a wide Twitter following.

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Pamela Redmond Satran & Linda Rosenkrantz

Pam Satran and Linda Rosenkrantz , the authors acknowledged to have revolutionized American baby naming, are the high-profile experts on name style, image and trends. Together they have written ten books on names over the past 20 years, including the groundbreaking Beyond Jennifer & Jason, Cool Names for Babies, and The Baby Name Bible.

They contribute baby name articles regularly to such publications as Parents, The Daily Beast, Huffington Post, and TODAYMoms, and have been interviewed extensively on names by everyone from The New York Times to The Wall Street Journal to The Today Show, the BBC, and Oprah.

In addition to co-producing Nameberry, Pam (on the right, above) is the New York Times bestselling author of seven novels  and is a columnist for Glamour.  Her latest novel, the story of three mothers at three key moments of the past century, is called The Possibility of You more details about her other work are on her website. Linda wrote a long-running weekly syndicated column on collectibles and has published several other books, including a childhood memoir called My Life as a List: 207 Things About My (Bronx) Childhood, and a history and anthology of telegrams.

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Contact us at pam@nameberry.com or linda@nameberry.com.

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Hugh Hunter

Hugh Hunter is the engineer who created the database and wrote the software that powers Nameberry. His experience has taken him from Fortune 500 companies like Visa to Internet mainstays like Citysearch to small web startups. In addition to writing code, Hugh is a screenwriter and a new dad.

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Tedworth & Oscar

Joe & Jake Baggaley are Tedworth & Oscar, a pair of digital craftsmen who specialise in responsive and accessible web development. Together they designed and built the front end of the new Nameberry, bringing in a clean new look that works everywhere from mobile phones to widescreen displays. Jake is a professional photographer with a keen eye for design and Joe a developer who loves to experiment with cutting edge technology.

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Abby Sandel

Abby Sandel is the creator of name blog Appellation Mountain. Her obsession with names started when she met another kindergartener with the same name - and realized she wasn't one of a kind. In her former life, she worked in government communications. She lives outside of Washington DC with her husband, two children, and a stack of baby name books. Abby is a regular contributor to Nameberry.

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Denise Potter

Denise Potter is senior at Montclair State University, where she majors in English with a concentration on creative writing. After graduation she plans to pursue a career in publishing or journalism. Her work at Nameberry includes everything from researching the history of names to finding illustrations for slideshows and tracking celebrity baby names.

To contact Nameberry, email Pam Satran at pam@nameberry.com or Linda Rosenkrantz at linda@nameberry.com.