Baby Name News
Wed Aug 04 2021
Name Sage: Strong Girl Names Like Margot
Imagine you had the perfect name picked out ... until your boss gave it to her daughter weeks before your due date! Holly and her husband are scrambling to find a strong girl's name they love every bit as much for their firstborn, and need our help.
Tue Aug 03 2021
August Baby Names Cast a Glow
August baby names relate to Leo and Virgo — August's star signs — the birthstones and flowers of the month, and everything summer.
Mon Aug 02 2021
Summer Babyberries Born from Nature
Nameberry’s July birth announcements are in, and our members’ beautiful picks over the past month are brimming with natural connections to the earth and sky.
Sat Jul 31 2021
Scandinavian Boy Names Hit the Sweet Spot
What's your Scandi style? Whether you want to celebrate Nordic heritage or just love Scandinavian culture, we've got boy name ideas to inspire you, from classics like Eric and Carl to hot favorites like Axel and Soren.
Wed Jul 28 2021
How I Named My Baby: Cora Birch
Sarah and Adam welcomed their second daughter, Cora Birch, in September 2020. We talked to Sarah about family names, popularity, and strategies for winnowing down the shortlist.
Tue Jul 27 2021
Doll Names: Traveling Back in Time
Through the years, from Barbara Lou to Barbie, dolls' ID tags have said a lot about name trends.
Mon Jul 26 2021
Blue Jean Baby Names Provide Comfort
Some baby names are big, flashy, designer choices. And then there are the blue jean baby names: cozy, comfy, quiet, and eminently wearable in everyday life.
Sat Jul 24 2021
Popular Nicknames Soften Unusual Names
If you want to use a popular nickname like Ellie or Joe, there are more options for long formal names than you might think. There are the well-known ones forms like Eleanor and Joseph... but also fun and unusual ones like Elowen and Joachim. Here are more offbeat ways to get your favorite nickname.
Thu Jul 22 2021
Four Elements Baby Names Are Grounded in Nature
Earth, air, fire, and water inspire a class of subtle nature names tied to the classical elements.
Thu Jul 22 2021
45+ Simple Yet Strong One-Syllable Boy Names
The best one-syllable boy names are short, strong, and stylish.
Wed Jul 21 2021
Name Sage: Girl Names Tied to Symbols
Their daughters' names have built-in symbols: a moon for Luna James and a flower or bird for Lilia Wren. Now they're expecting a third girl, and need a great name with an equally appealing sign.
Tue Jul 20 2021
Leo Baby Names Burn Hot
Leo baby names relate to lions — the symbol of the sign — fire, the Sun, and so much more. If you need a name for your Leo baby, consult our guide.
Mon Jul 19 2021
Muslim Baby Names Are Full of Meaning
Good meanings are a fundamental principle of all Muslim baby names. Explore some of the most popular Muslim names for boys and girls, as well as some rare Muslim baby names with great meanings.
Sat Jul 17 2021
Girl Names You Never Knew Were in the Top 50
These much-loved girl names are all in the Top 50... just not in the USA! We've picked out 50 of the best baby girl names from international popularity charts, as inspiring choices that are fresh and unusual, but shared with sisters around the world.
Wed Jul 14 2021
How I Named My Baby: Casper Jerome
Andrea and Dylan named their son Casper Jerome — a name full of religious and familial significance. We spoke to Andrea about their choice and what they're thinking for baby number two — coming soon!
Tue Jul 13 2021
Undiscovered Boy Names Have Cool-Factor
Among the 100 best cool undiscovered boys names are several of our all-time favorites: Barnaby and Birch, Fielder and Lorcan, Thackery and Cosimo. Get inspired here.
Mon Jul 12 2021
Old People Names: Predicting the Next Wave
Old people names are the edgy old-fashioned choices that make a real style statement. Here are 14 under-the-radar choices we think could – or should – be in the next wave of vintage revivals.
Sat Jul 10 2021
Spiritual Baby Names: Buddhism-Inspired Choices for the Peaceful Child
Enlightened choices drawn from the spiritual practice of Buddhism, from new favorites like Bodhi to rarities like Moksha and Om.
Fri Jul 09 2021
Twin Baby Names: 100+ Amazing Ideas
Twin baby names offer double the challenge but double the fun. Here is our ultimate guide to top twin names, unique twin names, girl twin names, and boy twin names.
Fri Jul 09 2021
Cottagecore Baby Names Turn Back the Clock
Cottagecore baby names embrace the vintage, wholesome aesthetic of the cottagecore movement. See our picks for the most bucolic names.
Thu Jul 08 2021
Water Names Make a Splash
Dive into a refreshing pool of names inspired by oceans, lakes, rivers and more, perfect for your water babe.
Wed Jul 07 2021
Name Sage: Vintage Boy Names to Match Esme
They were thinking of naming Esme’s sister Arden, Imogen, or Sabine. Except it’s a boy! Now they’re back to square one, and asking the Name Sage for some different-but-not-crazy options for their son.
Tue Jul 06 2021
Secret Baby Names Are the Rarest Of Them All
What are the best, the most usable choices among the names that have never been used in the US? We have 100 secret baby names waiting to be discovered.
Mon Jul 05 2021
June Babyberry Names Shine Bright
Nameberry’s June birth announcements are in, and they’re a dazzling bunch! Deliverance and Rosamund, Sylvanus and Maccabee… Read the stories behind this month's stunning choices here.
Sat Jul 03 2021
Names Meaning Freedom for Independence Day (and Every Day)
Whether you're expecting an Independence Day baby or want to raise a free spirit, take inspiration from these names meaning freedom and independence. Sure, there's Liberty, but what about Saoirse, Scheherazade, or Charlie?