Baby Name News
Sat Mar 02 2024
March Baby Names Let The Sunshine In!
In like a lion, out like a lamb. March baby names usher in the spring, so fresh nature names abound in our round-up of the best names for March babies.
Fri Mar 01 2024
Welsh Names Celebrate St David’s Day
In honor of Wales's national festival, here are the coolest, cutest and most legendary Welsh names.
Thu Feb 29 2024
Active Verb Baby Names for Leap Year Babies
There is a whole category of energetic word names for boys that practically leap off the page.
Wed Feb 28 2024
Baby Names Before 1850
What did parents name their children before official records began? Records from a hundred years ago show that the choices go far beyond John and Mary — and some of them could inspire you today.
Tue Feb 27 2024
Last Names as First Names: Welcome to the Next Wave
Each generation has its own favorite surname baby names. Meet the next wave of up-and-coming last names, and discover cool, fresh alternatives to the popular choices.
Mon Feb 26 2024
Why Pisces Are Romantic Namers
Pisces namers are creative, spiritual, and romantic. They are drawn to meaningful names with a unique twist. Read all about Pisces namers here.
Sun Feb 25 2024
“Bo” Names are Booming
From Bodhi to Beaumont, this is one of the hottest sounds in baby names. The best news? There's a Bo name for every style and popularity level.
Sat Feb 24 2024
The Basics of Choosing a Japanese Name
A beginner's guide to beautiful and meaningful Japanese names.
Fri Feb 23 2024
200 Best Twin Boy Names 2024
Good twin boy names have the right strength, style, and vibe for this year. We've gathered our top 100 sets of twin names for boys — 200 names total — that fit the bill. Styles such as Southern twin boy names and badass twin boy names are featured here, along with unique twin boy names, and even matching twin boy names!
Thu Feb 22 2024
200 Best Twin Girl Names 2024
We've compiled our top 100 sets of twin girl names — that's 200 names! — with the right style, substance, and vibe for this year. You can find twin girl names by style — cute twin girl names, badass twin girl names; names by rarity — unique twin girl names; even matching twin girl names!
Wed Feb 21 2024
60+ Good Names with Bad Meanings
Good names with bad meanings exist, and you might be surprised to discover some of the most popular names of all time among them. Here are 60+ of the best. Read them at your peril!
Tue Feb 20 2024
Pisces Baby Names Rise to the Surface
Pisces baby names take their main inspiration from the water. Pisces is the last of the three water signs and is represented by a pair of fish. Any name with a water-related meaning — especially if it connects to fish — is ideal for a Piscean child. Options abound, from Marina and Fisher to Nineveh and Bardo.
Mon Feb 19 2024
Presidential Names for Babies: Who's Winning?
Presidential names for babies are breaking popularity records for girls and boys, hitting their highest ranks ever. Here are 25 of the best, ranked.
Sun Feb 18 2024
Feminist Names For Empowered Children
50+ patriarchy-smashing names for girls and boys, inspired by feminist values and strong independent women.
Sat Feb 17 2024
Kindercore Names Evoke Nostalgia
Kindercore names harken back to childhood, referencing beloved characters we all grew up with. We explore this new trend, as seen in recent celebrity babies Bambi, Cosmo, and Malibu Barbie.
Fri Feb 16 2024
African-American Heroine Names
Notable African-American heroines inspire a range of names to look up to, from the well-known to the underappreciated.
Thu Feb 15 2024
Pregnancy Guide, Week by Week
Congratulations, you're pregnant! Or at least you're trying to be. Nameberry's Pregnancy Guide charts your pregnancy week by week to lay out the basics at every stage of this exciting time.
Wed Feb 14 2024
Valentine’s Day Baby Names Mean Love
Our ultimate guide to Valentine's Day names meaning love, heart, and all things sweet, plus some gems from mythology and literature. Will you choose one for your little lovebug?
Tue Feb 13 2024
Mardi Gras Names: Let The Good Times Roll!
A parade of names celebrating the fun and pageantry of the New Orleans carnival, and all things Louisiana. Laissez les bons temps rouler!
Mon Feb 12 2024
Model Names Reflect Diversity on the Runway
Model names are diverse, unique, and seriously stylish. We look at the très chic names of 20 up-and-coming runway models — all worthy of consideration by fashionable parents.
Sun Feb 11 2024
40 Names That Mean You Live on the West Coast
Which names are more popular on the West Coast than the rest of the US? We analyzed the latest data to find stylish, quirky West Coast baby names that the rest of the country should know about.
Sat Feb 10 2024
Moon Names for Babies Shimmer and Shine
Moon names for babies don't stop at Luna! Today on Lunar New Years, we take a look at some of the best rare moon-inspired baby names for boys and girls, from Aruna to Esmeray to Caliban.
Fri Feb 09 2024
African American Names: Early Day, Place, and Word Names
The earliest African American names included day names, place names, and word names that sound very 21st century.
Thu Feb 08 2024
Popular Dutch Names We Should Borrow
Dutch baby names are a small but mighty subset of international baby names. The most popular Dutch name in the US is Skylar, a variation of the surname Schuyler. Rhett, which derived from the Dutch surname de Raedt, and Van, a Dutch preposition, also rank in the US Top 1000. Dutch social insurance bank SVB.
Wed Feb 07 2024
The Art of the (Baby Name) Breakup
Baby name struggle? You're not alone. A lighthearted take on how to break up with those on-off name loves in style!