Names Searched Right Now:

Media Page

Read all about us! (And watch and listen too) Here, a selection of the stories that have appeared about us and our books in newspapers and magazines, on television and radio and the web.

If you’re a member of the press who’d like to contact us, you may do so at press@nameberry.com.

Television

THE TODAY SHOW

THE TODAY SHOW with Katie Couric

THE TODAY SHOW with Al Roker

 

OPRAH

The CBS EARLY SHOW

CNN

Transcript of CNN show on why names move in and out of fashion

ABC NEWS

Couples who choose new surnames for their family

BBC NEWS

What happens when your name gets you into trouble

Radio

BBC RADIO

Listen to Pam Satran talk about nicknames and image.

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

COUNTRY 95.3

Pam Satran discusses baby names with Lea and Paul on this Toronto morning show.

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

Web

Nameberry is the source for baby name stories all over the web:

THE DAILY BEAST

The Top 20 Names of 2010 – and how they got there.

How Henry got to be Hollywood’s Hottest Baby Name.

Our story on the Top Names of 2008: What’s most popular, and why.

An inside look at the holy war being fought over the name Cohen.

Our take on Palin baby….and grandbaby……names.

A piece in Tina Brown’s hot new website The Daily Beast looks at how not to give your baby a hipster name.

CNN

When the Most Popular Names of 2008 were announced, CNN asked nameberry for the scoop for their radio commentary and for cnn.com.

CELEBRITY BABY BLOG

We’re the source for a fabulous new column called The Name Game.

Our favorite starbaby-gazing site announces nameberry’s arrival.

Why Lisa Marie Presley named her newborn twin daughters Harper and Finley.

PEOPLE

Our take on Marion and Tabitha, twin names chosen by Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick for their newborn daughters.

BUZZFEED

The trend-spotting site Buzzfeed calls nameberry “the official resource for off-the-wall baby names.”

USA WEEKEND

When the Sunday magazine USA Weekend wanted to know about the influential politician names, they asked us.

URBANBABY

UrbanBaby raves about our new book Beyond Ava & Aiden.

The hip parent resource UrbanBaby points the way to  nameberry and Cool Irish Names in its story on the 2008 name popularity figures.

CANADA.COM

 

 

This story about the rise of distinctive names over traditional choices ran in every major newspaper in Canada.

OBSESSED TV

Samantha Ettus of ObsessedTV interviews Pam about nameberry and baby-naming.

REAL SAVVY MOMS

This smart site for moms loves nameberry, and we love them back.

THE HUFFINGTON POST

The Ten Best Celebrity Baby Names.

THE SYDNEY MORNING HERALD

A story produced by thebump.com featuring nameberry was widely syndicated around the world, including in this major Australian newspaper.

WEBMD

Nameberry is featured in a WebMD story on choosing a baby name.

JEZEBEL

Irreverent women’s site Jezebel mulls nameberry’s hipster names.

CAFÉMOM

Cafe Mom tells its community about our 2009 trend predictions.

CafeMom presents our 2008 Names of the Year.

Nameberry gets Pregnancy Buzz from community central for cool moms.

OHDEEDOH

Nameberry’s story on hipster baby names was ohdeedoh’s number one post for October 2008.

The adorable kids’ branch of Apartment Therapy takes on nameberry’s hipster names.

COOL MOM PICKS

“I dig it,” enthuses the groovy mom-recommendation site, Cool Mom Picks.

BABBLE’S STROLLERDERBY

StrollerDerby had a slight misunderstanding of our 2008 Names of the Year picks, but we love them anyway.

REUTERS

A column offering President-Elect Obama ideas on how to help small businesses like nameberry. One suggestion: In all speeches, refer to Pam the Baby Namer.

FOXNews

FOXNews puts its special celebrity spin on our 2008 Names of the Year story.

What’s your favorite celebrity’s middle name? It may be a bigger secret than his sex life.

LEMONDROP

A fun Celebrity Baby Name Map, constructed with the help of nameberry.

THE WEEKLY STANDARD

Possibly our candidate for publication least likely to mention nameberry, the conservative political magazine nonetheless gave a shout-out to our story on hipster names.

THE MODESTO BEE

The California newspaper’s online modmomclub test drives nameberry.

Newspapers

THE NEW YORK TIMES

The Sunday Styles section looks at why stars name their babies Moxie, Moses, and Apple.

The new generation of actors are likely to have unusual names

Why hero names are hot.

USA TODAY

What’s behind Nicole Kidman’s baby name choice

Angelina Jolie at peace with kids’ names

How the stars influence baby names.

NEWSDAY

The Baby Name Bible is Newsday’s How-To Book of the Week

THE NEW YORK POST

Have celebrity baby names gone too far?

Favorite names for New York babies.

THE SEATTLE TIMES

Baby names: Ethan, Emily remain popular, but trend is toward unique.

PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE

Should you name your baby after a place?

THE DESERT SUN

Hollywood holds sway over top baby names

JEWISH DAILY FORWARD

What’s new in Jewish baby names

NORTHWEST HERALD

New parents become delightfully thoughtful with unique baby names

EAST VALLEY TRIBUNE

Guides help parents track trends and narrow choices

CANADA

THE TORONTO STAR

Can your name influence your destiny?

THE UNITED KINGDOM

THE LONDON TIMES

The names that will get your baby into the British upper classes

THE GUARDIAN

Does your name have the power to boost your career?

DAILY MAIL

On Edward-Sophie-fret-baby-names-I-think-best-boring.html”>royal names – and whether it’s best to be boring

TELEGRAPH

Was Gwyneth guilty of name-napping?

Magazines

THE NEW YORK TIMES MAGAZINE

Where Have All The Lisas Gone? Why names come in and go out of fashion

US WEEKLY

Why Brad and Angelina named their twins Knox Leon and Vivienne Marcheline.

Why Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban chose the name Sunday Rose.

Jessica Alba and her choice of the name Honor

Why Jamie Lynn Spears named her daughter Maddie Brian

Slideshow on baby names: an overview of celebrity baby names

TIME Magazine

The post-9/11 rise of spiritual names

PARENTING

What’s in a name?

EW

Review of Beyond Jennifer & Jason

NJ MONTHLY

Why Camden and Trenton are hot names….and Newark is not

PSYCHOLOGY TODAY

Pet names, beyond Fluffy and Fido

PUBLISHERS WEEKLY

Naming the Name Book: our search for the perfect title

Web

THE DAILY BEAST

How not to give your baby a hipster name.

CELEBRITY BABY BLOG

Knox Leon and Vivienne Marcheline: Behind the Jolie-Pitt‘s name choices

Celebrity baby names chat with Baby Name Bible author

Clementine Jane: BehindEthan Hawke and wife’s name choice

THE HUFFINGTON POST

Memo to J.Lo: Rethink those baby names

THE CRADLE

The best and worst starbaby names of 2007.

URBAN BABY

What’s in a name

BUZZFEED

Buzz about Nameberry’s launch.

EPREGNANCY

How to work around the nickname

PREGNANCY TODAY

From Romeo to Juliet-The Power of a name

PARENTHOOD.COM

What’s in a Name? When it comes to your baby, everything

IVILLAGE

Cool celebrity baby names

BARISTANET

Nameberry is born!

BABBLE

Is the similarity between Tom’s and Nicole’s baby name choices just a coincidence?

PARENTS.COM

How to pick the best name for your baby

BLOOMBERG NEWS

Brad Pitt names son after obscure British designer

E! ONLINE

Gwen Stefani and Gavin Rossdale name son Zuma Nesta Rock.

BABYEXPERT.COM

Best and worst in celebrity baby names

BABYWORLD

Stand by your name: The do’s and don’ts of baby names

TEESDALE NETWORK

Play this fun name game.