Baby Name News

Are These the Best Baby Names Ever?
Fri Jun 21 2024

Are These the Best Baby Names Ever?

The best names ever? We think so. These names are cool enough to be beloved by the Berries, but rare enough that they haven't been discovered by most of the United States.
Flower Names for Boys Are Blooming
Fri Jun 21 2024

Flower Names for Boys Are Blooming

Flower names for boys are a fresh take on nature names, far rarer and more unexpected than their female counterparts. Discover some of our favorite floral boy names here.
Cancer Baby Names Make a Splash
Thu Jun 20 2024

Cancer Baby Names Make a Splash

Cancer baby names reference the summer season, the moon, and water. Consider one of these lovable names for your sweet and sensitive Cancer child.
Black American Baby Name Trends
Wed Jun 19 2024

Black American Baby Name Trends

Guest author Summer Richardson shares insight into baby name trends among Black Americans today.
Don't Name Your Daughter Harper
Tue Jun 18 2024

Don't Name Your Daughter Harper

Harper is a fine name, but after a decade near the top of the list, it's time to look to the next generation of surname names for girls, Goodbye Harper, Madison, Riley, and hello Hollis, Madigan, and Ripley!
Unusual Bible Names Feel Fresh Again
Mon Jun 17 2024

Unusual Bible Names Feel Fresh Again

Unusual Bible names that are ready to make it in the modern world! From Ashbel to Zillah, these cool Biblical baby names feel unique, but totally on-trend.
Dad Names: Is Yours On The List?
Sun Jun 16 2024

Dad Names: Is Yours On The List?

Today's Dad Names were the coolest boy names of the 1980s and 1990s (and no doubt are now the coolest dads!). How many of these did you go to school with?
Australia's Top Baby Names of 2023
Sat Jun 15 2024

Australia's Top Baby Names of 2023

Oliver remains the undisputed top Aussie name, while Isla takes back the top spot! Discover the biggest trends in Aussie baby names, from laid-back nicknames to classic revivals, and see how they compare to the rest of the world.
Middle Names: The Ultimate Guide
Fri Jun 14 2024

Middle Names: The Ultimate Guide

Millennial parents are getting creative with their children's middle names. These are the top trends in middle names for 2024 and beyond.
Cool Names That End in Er
Thu Jun 13 2024

Cool Names That End in Er

Names that end in er are one of the coolest crowds in the playground right now. Here is a roundup of our favorite energetic baby names ending in er, from traditional choices to edgy and unique er names for boys and girls.
America's Top Unisex Names of 2023
Wed Jun 12 2024

America's Top Unisex Names of 2023

Do you like modern names that work for both girls and boys? Get inspiration from the most popular unisex names right now.
Ann Alternatives: Updating a Classic
Tue Jun 11 2024

Ann Alternatives: Updating a Classic

Looking for alternatives to Ann or fresh routes to Annie? We take a look all of her variations, from elaborations to combination names to international imports.
Unique Girl Names A to Z
Mon Jun 10 2024

Unique Girl Names A to Z

A curated selection of our favorite rare girl names with real roots and history.
Grandpa Names: The Ultimate Guide
Sun Jun 09 2024

Grandpa Names: The Ultimate Guide

Grandpa names — the names that grandchildren call their grandfathers — are more creative than ever before. Bye-bye, Grandpa and hello, Biggie? Zippo? Grady? The choice is yours!
Summer Baby Names: The Ultimate Guide
Sat Jun 08 2024

Summer Baby Names: The Ultimate Guide

Summer baby names call to mind long, lazy summer days spent soaking up nature in all its glory. Here, our ultimate guide to all things summer names: from the most popular to the most unique summer names for girls and boys.
Rose Alternatives: Fresh Twists on a Classic
Fri Jun 07 2024

Rose Alternatives: Fresh Twists on a Classic

Searching for alternatives to the classic girl name Rose? We've got a wealth of fresh options for you, ripe for the picking!
Unique Boy Names A to Z
Thu Jun 06 2024

Unique Boy Names A to Z

A selection of our favorite boy names that have roots and history, but are unique (or at least rare!) on kids today.
Vintage Nicknames Refresh Classic Names
Wed Jun 05 2024

Vintage Nicknames Refresh Classic Names

Traditional names that need a style revival can find it with an unexpected vintage nickname. These retro short forms will make you reconsider all of the classics.
Island Names for Babies: What's mainstream on the mainland
Tue Jun 04 2024

Island Names for Babies: What's mainstream on the mainland

What could be more appealing than the name of a cool, serene island — especially with the summer months right around the corner? Here are our picks of the best, from Capri to Rhodes.
Popular Twin Names
Mon Jun 03 2024

Popular Twin Names

Popular twin names used to appear on the Social Security top baby names site, but alas, no more. But while there hasn't been hard data on the top twin names in the US in over a decade, we can extrapolate from the 2010 twin names data to make some educated guesses.
Pride Icon Names Celebrate Diversity
Sun Jun 02 2024

Pride Icon Names Celebrate Diversity

In honor of Pride Month 2024, we've rounded up some of the greatest Pride icon names and the inspiring people and stories behind them.
June Baby Names Welcome the Summer!
Sat Jun 01 2024

June Baby Names Welcome the Summer!

June baby names include sweet summery choices meaning sun and sea, as well as names that celebrate June's most famous figures, feasts, and festivals.
Two Syllable Names Reign Supreme
Fri May 31 2024

Two Syllable Names Reign Supreme

Two syllable names are the most common length in the USA, so they cover every style you can imagine, from vintage classics to cool modern options. Join us for a whistle-stop tour!
Why Geminis Are Cutting-Edge Namers
Thu May 30 2024

Why Geminis Are Cutting-Edge Namers

Gemini namers are flexible, ahead of the curve, and intellectual. They are drawn to stylish names with hidden meanings. Read all about Gemini namers here.
Younger Parents Most Adventurous Baby Namers
Wed May 29 2024

Younger Parents Most Adventurous Baby Namers

What are the most popular baby names by maternal age? We analyse our exclusive site statistics, plus international and state-specific data, to investigate how age influences our naming style.