Baby Names

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 name lists, friendly forums, plus news and advice from the experts to help you find the perfect name for your baby.

Baby Name News

Keep current with baby name news on the latest trends and popularity statistics, new ideas on baby names, features and advice to help you find the best names right now.

Sat Feb 27 2021

And the Next Big Baby Names Are….

What will the next popular baby names be? Lots of parents would love to know… and name experts love to guess! If you’re naming a child, you might be interested in whether your favorite names are likely to rise in the next few years. Maybe you want to avoid anything that could get too popular, […]
Thu Feb 25 2021

Fanciful Girl Names Go Over-the-Top

Fanciful girl names are long, feminine, and on the rise. We look at the top elaborate names for girls, as well as over-the-top choices that nobody is using.
Wed Feb 24 2021

Name Sage: Debating a Name Theft Dilemma

One of their favorite boy names is already used – twice! – by families in her extended circle of friends. Now they’re debating a name theft dilemma: can Ezra still go on their list, or is it taken?

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.


Most Popular Baby Names

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

Our top girl names project which names will be most popular for baby girls in 2021, versus which names were popular last year. The top girl name on Nameberry right now is Luna, with the goddess name Aurora ranking in second place and the classic Eloise dropping to third. Other girl names popular on Nameberry heading into 2021 include Maeve, Ophelia, Freya, and Aurelia.


Top Boy Names

The Number 1 boys' name right now is the surprise newcomer Arlo, with new royal baby name August in second place. We update our lists of popular baby names regularly – so you can see which boy names are attracting the most attention in (almost) real time. Boy names more popular on Nameberry in than on official lists in 2021 include Finn, Atticus, Milo, Ezra, and Kai.

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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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Find Names By Letter

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.


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.


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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