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Welcome to the world's most complete resource for baby names, featuring a database of 70,000+ girl names and boy names (and gender-neutral names too), thousands of comprehensive and creative baby name lists, friendly forums, plus news and advice from the baby name experts. Or you can start your search with our magic baby name generator, which analyzes your Baby Name DNA and matches you with the perfect baby names.

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Baby Name News

Baby name news, analysis, and trend forecasts appear on Nameberry fresh every day. We publish the latest popularity statistics, original research on name trends, and in-depth stories on baby names around the world.

Popular Nicknames Soften Unusual Names
Sat Jul 24 2021

Popular Nicknames Soften Unusual Names

If you want to use a popular nickname like Ellie or Joe, there are more options for long formal names than you might think. There are the well-known ones forms like Eleanor and Joseph... but also fun and unusual ones like Elowen and Joachim. Here are more offbeat ways to get your favorite nickname.
45+ Simple Yet Strong One-Syllable Boy Names
Thu Jul 22 2021

45+ Simple Yet Strong One-Syllable Boy Names

The best one-syllable boy names are short, strong, and stylish.
Four Elements Baby Names Are Grounded in Nature
Thu Jul 22 2021

Four Elements Baby Names Are Grounded in Nature

Earth, air, fire, and water inspire a class of subtle nature names tied to the classical elements.
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Top Pages on Nameberry

The top pages on Nameberry are your starting place for girl, boy, and unisex names as well as popular names and unique names.

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Baby Names A to Z

You can find all the baby names on Nameberry by first initial, with the top names for each letter ordered by popularity and the thousands of unique names starting with each letter listed alphabetically. Narrow your choices with this search-by-letter tool for girl, boy, and gender-neutral names.

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Top Baby Names 2021

The top baby names on Nameberry are updated monthly, based on which names are attracting the most attention right now from expectant parents and name lovers.

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Top Girl Names

The top baby girl names right now on Nameberry are headed by a new Number 1 name, Aurelia. More enduring popular names for baby girls include Irish goddess name Maeve in second place, with former Number 1 girl name Luna dropping to third place.

The popular girl baby names on this list reflect the names that attracted the most interest from our visitors over the past month. This girl name popularity list predicts which names parents will choose most often in the future for their babies.

The top baby girl names in the US for 2020, the most recent year counted, look somewhat different. The Social Security list is led by Olivia, Emma, Ava, Charlotte, and Sophia. The list of baby names popular for girls born in the US right now won't be released until May 2022.

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Top Boy Names You'll Love

The baby boy names parents love most right now are headlined by Arlo, with the attention-grabbing Danger in second place. We're guessing a lot of parents want their sons to be able to claim Danger is their middle name....literally. Another 0-ending boys' name, Milo, Arlo among the Top 10 boys', with Hugo lying just outside at Number 11. The Ancient Roman Atticus drops to fourth place, with Scandinavian Soren joining the Top 10. We update our lists of popular baby names every month – so you can see which boy names are attracting the most attention in (almost) real time.

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Discover Unique Baby Names

If you want to move beyond the top baby names, there are thousands of unique, uncommon, unusual, and rare names to discover. One good way to approach the wealth of unique names is by list. Here are some of our top lists of rare and unusual names. You can also jump straight to our Unique Names page.

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Explore Names by Origin

Another way to explore all the names on Nameberry is by country, language, or culture of origin. The links below are just the beginning: Click through to find the full lists of names in our database organized by a wide range of origins.

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Browse Names by Style

You can begin your search for the right name by zeroing in on a style of name you like and then exploring all the names that fit that style. Here are a few excellent places to start your exploration of name style.

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Search Our Hottest Names

The hottest names on Nameberry, which are marked with a fire emoji, are those that are catching fire among our visitors, attracting the most new views in the least amount of time. These names might be unusual now, but watch for them to become (a lot) more popular in the future. You can search them by first letter below.

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Talk About Baby Names

Talk about baby name trends and choices with your fellow berries on our friendly forums. We have forums focusing on girl names and boy names, for players of baby name games and for birth announcements. Get baby name advice and join the Nameberry community.

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