Baby Name News
Tue Sep 26 2023
Baby Name Trends: The Top Baby Names of 2024
Baby name trends for 2024 reflect parents' values, aesthetics, and identities, coinciding with a society-wide shift in parenting. Discover 10 of our top trend forecasts for the year ahead.
Mon Sep 25 2023
Truly Unique Names You’ll Never Meet IRL
Truly unique baby names we can (almost) guarantee you'll never hear in the wild! From Anstice to Zennor, these 20 cool choices have never charted in the US.
Sun Sep 24 2023
Autumn Names: Colorful and Cozy
Expecting a Fall baby, or just love this time of year? There's a rich harvest of autumnal names to choose from, inspired by nature, colors, festivals, and of course names meaning Autumn itself.
Sat Sep 23 2023
Libra Baby Names Strike a Balance
Libra baby names are as harmonious as the scales that represent the sign. Find inspiration for naming your Libra child in this full guide.
Fri Sep 22 2023
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.
Thu Sep 21 2023
How many Garcias do you know? Here is the newest data on the most common Spanish surnames in the US today.
Wed Sep 20 2023
How I Named My Baby: Winnie Jean
Kimberly and Josh had an established system for naming their oldest daughters, Lux and Liv, but a third baby required a break in the pattern. A lucky find and a prophetic dream led them to Winnie Jean, the perfect name for their baby girl.
Tue Sep 19 2023
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.
Mon Sep 18 2023
How Millennial Is Your Name?
Jessica and Michael lead the list of names that define the Millennial Generation.
Sun Sep 17 2023
New Geek Chic Names For Girls
Here are the newest geek-chic names for girls, from Albertine to Winifred.
Sat Sep 16 2023
New Study Determines the Top Jewish Names
Shana Tova! Just in time for the High Holidays, a new study reveals the most popular Jewish names from the 1950s to today.
Fri Sep 15 2023
Hispanic Heritage Names: Inspirational Namesakes
Hispanic heritage names honor Latinx and Spanish celebrities and heroes, from Rita Moreno to Carmelo Anthony.
Thu Sep 14 2023
Would You Name Your Kitten Kevin?
Pet names are becoming more human, but not all human names are equally embraced for dogs and cats. We've identified three distinct types of human names given to pets, along with why they're so trendy.
Wed Sep 13 2023
The Best Badass Princess Names
The Badass Princess names are appealing not because of their sound or even their style, but because of their image. They're a little bit bad, a little bit good, and the perfect combination of both.
Tue Sep 12 2023
Traditional Boy Names: The Ultimate Guide
Traditional boy names are cool and classic, and never out of style (although not always popular!) Check out our ultimate guide to finding the perfect one.
Mon Sep 11 2023
Unisex Baby Names: But Are They Really?
Unisex names are attracting more and more attention for babies of both sexes – but “unisex” doesn’t always mean “gender-neutral”. These unisex baby names are still strongly gendered in the US.
Sun Sep 10 2023
Outrageous Baby Names You Might Just Fall in Love With
These names — from Aquamarine to Zaxon — are extravagant, rare, wordy, even villainous. Whether you'd use them or not, we think you might just like them!
Sat Sep 09 2023
Vintage Surname Names Come Back Around
Vintage surname names? Yes, this modern trend isn't so modern after all. See the top surname names from a century ago, along with unique choices from our secret source.
Fri Sep 08 2023
Elizabeth: The Name That Has Everything
In honor of Queen Elizabeth II, who died one year ago today, a deeper look at her extraordinary name and its many amazing variations.
Thu Sep 07 2023
Classic Baby Names on the Rise
Even classic baby names come in and out of fashion. The coolest classics of the moment include Eleanor, Theodore, and more.
Wed Sep 06 2023
80+ Woodsy Names for Boys That Will Make You Want to Have a Son
One part cottagecore, one part cowboy — woodsy names for boys are the next big thing. Read all about the incoming wave of rugged, romantic, nature-inspired boy names.
Tue Sep 05 2023
That Name Means What????
From Puffy Cheeks to Pirate, these are the quirkiest name meanings out there.
Mon Sep 04 2023
Unique Names That Start With Em
Em baby names don't have to stop at Emma, Emily and Emmett! We've gathered 50+ uncommon and unique Em names for both sexes, which stand out while fitting in with this most fashionable of name sounds.
Sun Sep 03 2023
Baby Name Numerology: Number Names Count!
Number names for babies can reflect birth order, or celebrate numbers with meaning to you. Check out our multicultural options, from Una to Trillion.
Sat Sep 02 2023
Saint Names: Patrons of the Arts
Saint names are spiritual and significant, and these beautiful options are perfect for parents of a creative persuasion. Patron saints of painters and poets, bookbinders and architects might give heavenly inspiration to a budding artist.