About 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 and Linda Rosenkrantz, coauthors of ten groundbreaking books on baby names widely quoted on the subject around the world. Nameberry includes an authoritative 70,000+ name database, a daily blog on baby names, unique lists and features, and a vibrant community of expectant parents and name lovers. With five million unique monthly visitors and twenty million page views from every country around the world, the Nameberry family includes a daily email newsletter, active Facebook, Pinterest and Instagram groups, and a wide Twitter following.

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Pamela Redmond Satran & Linda Rosenkrantz

Pamela Redmond & 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, including the ground-breakingBeyond Jennifer & Jason, Cool Names for Babies and The Baby Name Bible.

Pamela Redmond is the cofounder and CEO of Nameberry. With Linda Rosenkrantz, she is the coauthor of ten landmark books about names, including Beyond Jennifer & Jason and The Baby Name Bible . She has been widely quoted as an expert on baby names by such media outlets as The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Today Show, and CNN. Along with Nameberry pieces analyzing baby name gender switches and predicting future name trends, Redmond is the author of the novel Younger, the basis for the hit TV show.

Linda Rosenkrantz is co-founder of Nameberry, and co-author with Pam Satran of the ten baby naming books acknowledged to have revolutionized American baby naming. In addition to contributing stories on trends and celebrity naming, she guides the editorial content and manages the Nameberry Twitter and Facebook accounts. You can follow her personally at Instagram, Twitter and Facebook. She is also the author of the highly acclaimed New York Review Books Classics novel Talk and a number of other books.

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Hugh Hunter

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.

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Abby Sandel

Abby Sandel is the creator of name blog Appellation Mountain and writes Nameberry's Name Sage column, offering wise advice on baby name questions submitted by Berries every other Wednesday. Abby lives outside of Washington DC with her husband and two children, Alex and Clio. You can reach her on Facebook ,Instagram and Pinterest. For a chance to have your questions answered on Nameberry, contact Abby at

Emma Waterhouse

Emma Waterhouse - better known as @katinka around these parts - joined the team in 2017, writing about everything from pregnancy and birth to unique baby names from fiction and fantasy. As Nameberry's head moderator, she also helps to keep our active Forums community ticking. A linguist by background, Emma speaks six languages and lives in England's smallest county with her husband and three young children. You can reach her at

Sophie Kihm

Sophie Kihm has been writing for Nameberry since 2015. She has contributed stories on the top middle names of 2019, the top baby names in each state, and the hottest nickname names of 2018 . Sophie is Nameberry's resident Name Guru to the Stars, where she suggests names for celebrity babies. She also manages the NameberryInstagram and Pinterest. You can follow her personally onInstagram or Pinterest, or contact her at . Sophie lives in Chicago.

Clare Green

Clare Green writes Nameberry's weekly round-up of the latest baby name news, including celebrity announcements, unusual naming stories, and new statistics from around the world . Clare, who has been writing for Nameberry since 2015, lives in England, where she has worked in libraries and studies linguistics. You can follow her personally on Instagram and Twitter.

To contact Nameberry, email Pam Satran at or Linda Rosenkrantz at