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.
Hugh Hunter built the Nameberry website and manages all technical aspects of the site. In addition to writing code, Hugh is the proud father of two boys and twin girls. There's a dog in there somewhere, too.
Todd Tarpley is Nameberry's COO. A former GM of Meredith's Parents Network, he has also led digital brands for Time Inc, AMC Networks, and A&E Networks. He's the author of multiple children's books and father of two (big) boys.
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.
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 Nameberry Senior Editor and Writer.
Nameberry's editorial assistant Esmeralda Rocha is an academic turned public servant living in Canberra, Australia with her partner Mike, golden retriever Maple, and floofy-cat Spinoza. She's been obsessed with names and words ever since she can remember and is thrilled to combine her research and writing skills with this lifelong passion as a researcher (aka name gnome) at Nameberry. Esmeralda spends her free time gardening, singing opera and travelling, all of which give her further namespiration.