Baby Name News
Sun Sep 19 2021
Baby Names 2022: Top 10 Trends
Baby names 2022 will blend fun and fantasy with more serious themes of hope, strength and spirituality. Here are our Top 10 baby name trends for 2022.
Sat Sep 18 2021
Authors Get to Name Everyone!
Most fiction authors get to name a whole world of characters — but getting it right is a fine art. Author Maria Frazer shares her top tips for choosing names that enhance your story and keep your readers on board.
Wed Sep 15 2021
Name Sage: Naming a Sister for Harris and Jude
Lisa has two boys named Harris and Jude and doesn’t know where to begin naming a third child. What’s the right name for their new sister?
Tue Sep 14 2021
Kylie Jenner's Baby Names: The Name Guru to the Stars Weighs In
Kylie Jenner's baby names are a source of much speculation in the celebrity baby names arena. Our Name Guru to the Stars predicts baby names for Kylie Jenner, Jennifer Lawrence, Olivia Munn, and more.
Mon Sep 13 2021
Little Black Dress Names Are Always in Style
Little black dress baby names ooze style and sophistication, but they do so with classically understated flair.
Sun Sep 12 2021
British Names: the Ultimate Guide
If you love all things British — or are a proud Brit yourself — these are the names for you. Our ultimate guide covers what's currently popular in the UK, quirky British favorites and trends like double-barreled names, starbabies, royal babies and more. Pour yourself a cup of tea and enjoy!
Thu Sep 09 2021
Outrageous Baby Names You Might Just Fall in Love With
These names — from Aviatrix to Zeppelin — are extravagant, long, rare, wordy. Whether you'd use them or not, we think you might just like them!
Wed Sep 08 2021
Hipster Cowboy Names Buck Tradition
There are hipster baby names. Then there are cowboy names. But when the two meet, you have a whole different (and very fun) list: Hipster Cowboy Names.
Wed Sep 08 2021
How I Named My Baby: Elin Francis
Mary and Mike prioritized family names for their daughter, born on April 8, 2021. They ultimately landed on Elin Francis, a long-loved first name with a bonus family connection and a super significant middle. We spoke with Mary to learn more about the process of naming Elin.
Tue Sep 07 2021
Photography Names Are Picture-Perfect
Though photography is one of the youngest art forms, there has been enough history to produce an aggregation of interesting names; from Ansel to Imogen to Zanele.
Mon Sep 06 2021
August Babyberry Names Bring It Home
Strong links to heart, home and heritage run through all of the wonderful names chosen by Nameberry members in August.
Sat Sep 04 2021
15 Cool Country Boy Names For Your Little Cowboy
Our favorite country boy names capture the spirit of the American West: places and landscapes, cowboys and pioneers, and country music too.
Thu Sep 02 2021
September Baby Names Welcome the Fall
September baby names draw from the Fall season, Virgo and Libra star signs, holidays that take place during the month, and more!
Wed Sep 01 2021
Name Sage: Debating Another A Name
Alexander and Aurora will soon have a new sister! But will her name begin with an A? Caroline's favorite name doesn't begin with an A, but she frets that she'll regret breaking the pattern.
Tue Aug 31 2021
U Names for Babies Are the Most Unique
U-names for babies are an exclusive group, but look carefully and you'll find some undiscovered treasures.
Mon Aug 30 2021
12 Boy Names That Deserve More Love
Looking for a boy name that feels both fashionable and original, that stands out for its rarity but fits with current trends? Read on for our top picks right now.
Sat Aug 28 2021
Real Romani Baby Names Make History
Unearthing a fascinating collection of old Romani names that were used in England around the turn of the last century.
Fri Aug 27 2021
The Baby Names We're Totally Over
Looking for a cool, fresh baby name that’s ahead of the curve? You’d better avoid these ones. Here are names and trends that, however great they may be, are past their peak popularity.
Wed Aug 25 2021
How I Named My Baby: Griffin Leo
South Bend, Indiana couple Lainie and Jack welcomed their first child, a son named Griffin Leo, in May 2021. We spoke with Lainie about family names, traditions, and how she and Jack chose Griffin's powerful name.
Tue Aug 24 2021
Virgo Baby Names Are Pure
Virgo baby names are connected to purity and maidens as well as the Earth, wisdom, and more. We have the definitive guide to naming Virgo babies.
Mon Aug 23 2021
12 Girl Names That Deserve More Love
If you're looking for a girl name that feels both fashionable and original, that stands out on its style merits rather than its shock factor – these are our top picks right now.
Sat Aug 21 2021
The Most Gender-Neutral Names in Every State
Are Angel and Amani gender-neutral? It depends where you live. We found the names in every state that were given to exactly the same number of girls and boys. Prepare for some surprises, and maybe some new names for your list.
Thu Aug 19 2021
The REAL Top Baby Names of All Time!
We crunch the numbers to reveal the *real* top baby names of all time, once all variant spellings are combined. Does your name make the list?
Wed Aug 18 2021
Name Sage: Choosing Classic Names for Boy-Girl Twins
Their family is growing, but their list of favorites is dwindling with each new arrival. Now they’re naming boy-girl twins and their list is pretty much blank! Time to ask the Name Sage for fresh ideas.
Tue Aug 17 2021
1930s Names Making a Comeback
What names are in line to be the next to be revived? Following the 100 Year Rule, we look at the names that peaked in the 1930s to find the best candidates for resurrection.