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Name Sage: Strong Girl Names Like Margot
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.
August Baby Names Cast a Glow
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.
Summer Babyberries Born from Nature
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.
Scandinavian Boy Names Hit the Sweet Spot
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.
How I Named My Baby: Cora Birch
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.
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Doll Names: Traveling Back in Time
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.
Blue Jean Baby Names Provide Comfort
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.
Popular Nicknames Soften Unusual Names
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.
Four Elements Baby Names Are Grounded in Nature
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.
45+ Simple Yet Strong One-Syllable Boy Names
Thu Jul 22 2021

45+ Simple Yet Strong One-Syllable Boy Names

The best one-syllable boy names are short, strong, and stylish.
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Name Sage: Girl Names Tied to Symbols
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.
Leo Baby Names Burn Hot
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.
Muslim Baby Names Are Full of Meaning
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.
Girl Names You Never Knew Were in the Top 50
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.
How I Named My Baby: Casper Jerome
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!
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Undiscovered Boy Names Have Cool-Factor
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.
Old People Names: Predicting the Next Wave
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.
Spiritual Baby Names: Buddhism-Inspired Choices for the Peaceful Child
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.
Twin Baby Names: 100+ Amazing Ideas
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.
Cottagecore Baby Names Turn Back the Clock
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.
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Water Names Make a Splash
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.
Name Sage: Vintage Boy Names to Match Esme
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.
Secret Baby Names Are the Rarest Of Them All
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.
June Babyberry Names Shine Bright
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.
Names Meaning Freedom for Independence Day (and Every Day)
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?
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