Baby Name News
Mon Dec 05 2022
Our Newest Arrivals Ooze Old-School Cool
Nameberry’s member birth announcements for October and November are in! Our latest bunch of new arrivals have a distinctive warm, retro charm perfect for the cozy season.
Sun Dec 04 2022
Disney Princess Names
The Disney Princesses have some gorgeous names, from Aurora to Belle to Raya. Take a look at how Disney Princess movies have influenced naming trends, and read up on some of the histories behind these iconic heroines' names.
Sat Dec 03 2022
Turkish Names Delight and Inspire
What are the most popular Turkish names in the US? Discover one of the hottest new cultures in the American charts.
Fri Dec 02 2022
Hottest Celebrity Baby Name Trend: Not revealing the name
Celebrity baby name mysteries are more commonplace these days, with many stars deciding to postpone sharing their child's name with the public. We discuss 10 stars whose baby names have yet to be revealed.
Thu Dec 01 2022
December Baby Names Spread Cheer
December names are magical! In our guide to December baby names, we look at names inspired by Christmas, Hanukkah, and other symbols of the month.
Wed Nov 30 2022
How I Named My Baby: Lucinda Maud
Rachel and Alex were down to a couple of names and looking for a sign to tell them which one would fit their daughter. When messages about Don Quixote appeared, they knew it was the sign to call their daughter Lucinda Maud.
Mon Nov 28 2022
The Top Names We’re Watching for 2023
These 23 cool names are on our personal watch list for 2023. Expect these to rise in the year ahead!
Sun Nov 27 2022
How to Have More Fun Naming Your Baby
Sure, baby naming is fun in the abstract, but when it becomes real, some parents-to-be are left stressed and overwhelmed. How can you make the process enjoyable again? We have seven tips for how to have more fun naming your baby.
Sat Nov 26 2022
British Names That Never Crossed the Pond (But Should)
These English baby names rank among the Top 1000 in the UK but are rarely used in the US. If you're looking for undiscovered options that strike the perfect balance of familiar and uncommon... here they are!
Fri Nov 25 2022
Children's Books With Names in the Title
It used to be pure luck to find your child's name featured in a storybook, but today there's greater representation — Carmela, Jabari, and Oona have their own book (or two)! See our favorite children's books with names in the title and shop our full collection of over 200 choices.
Thu Nov 24 2022
What’s Your Thanksgiving Name?
Thanksgiving names are festive and traditional. Take our latest quiz and we'll tell you which name matches your Thanksgiving personality.
Wed Nov 23 2022
Sagittarius Namers Hit the Target
Sagittarius names are adventurous, inspired choices connected to symbols of the sign, such as the archer, Jupiter, and fire.
Mon Nov 21 2022
It’s Okay to Change Your Baby’s Name
Considering changing your baby's name? Baby name regret is not as uncommon as you think. We talk to parents who made a change – and some who ultimately chose not to – about their experiences.
Sun Nov 20 2022
Moonstruck Names: Lunar names from Calypso to Cressida
Shimmering moon names drawn from the worlds of Greek myth and Shakespeare's plays.
Sat Nov 19 2022
Scandinavian Names: Rising Stars and Rare Gems
Love Nordic culture, and names like Astrid and Soren? Here are more that should be on your list — plus the most popular baby names in Sweden, Norway and Denmark right now.
Fri Nov 18 2022
Boy Names: Some Popular Name Cliques
Trendy boy names come in clusters, so if you want to avoid a name that *feels* popular, here are some key groups to watch out for!
Thu Nov 17 2022
Quiz: What's Your Medieval Name?
Have you ever wondered what your life would be if you were born in the middle ages? Whether you would be a peasant, noble, or knight, take this quiz to get your own medieval name.
Wed Nov 16 2022
How I Named My Baby: Spencer James
Clara and Alessandro faced a name dilemma — do they choose a Latinate name for their son to match his Brazilian and Italian heritage or a more American name that can be pronounced in all languages? They ultimately landed on Spencer James, which carries a fun connection to Clara's favorite TV show.
Mon Nov 14 2022
Top City Baby Names
The top city baby names in the US are different from the top names in the country and distinct from each other.
Sun Nov 13 2022
Unisex Names That Switched From Boy to Girl
Think Harper, Lauren, and Madison are girl names? 100 years ago they were given only to boys. Discover 50+ more names that swapped from male to female.
Sat Nov 12 2022
Choctaw Names Tell Stories
Guest blogger Angel Thomas, aka Dantea, shares names from the Choctaw side of her heritage.
Fri Nov 11 2022
Popular Names Your Mom Never Heard Of
We crunched the numbers to reveal the modern baby names most likely to get that “His name’s what?!” reaction from Grandma. These names were all given to over 1000 babies last year, but were entirely absent from the charts three decades ago.
Wed Nov 09 2022
These Are the Top Names of the 2020s So Far
We're only three years into the decade, but what are the top names of the 2020s so far? We crunched the numbers to find out.
Tue Nov 08 2022
Unique Dog Names
Unique dog names are more important than ever. If you don't want to have the third Luna or fourth Max in your doggy daycare, we have lists of unique girl dog names and unique boy dog names to consider.
Mon Nov 07 2022
Traditional Girl Names: The Ultimate Guide
Traditional girl names range from the timeless classics to the unique vintage gems that feel ripe for revival today. We round up 100+ of the best.