Baby Name News

Turkish Names Delight and Inspire
Fri Jul 19 2024

Turkish Names Delight and Inspire

What are the most popular Turkish names in the US? Discover beautiful names from one of the hottest new cultures in the American charts.
100+ Rare Boy Names You Don’t Know (Yet!)
Fri Jul 19 2024

100+ Rare Boy Names You Don’t Know (Yet!)

These unique boy names are largely unknown, but totally usable. Test your name knowledge with our A-Z of super rare boy names from all over the world.
100+ Rare Girl Names You Don’t Know (Yet!)
Wed Jul 17 2024

100+ Rare Girl Names You Don’t Know (Yet!)

Our A to Z collection of 100+ rare girl names you've never heard of — guaranteed to surprise (and hopefully enchant) your friends and family.
How Not To Name The Baby: Top 10 Baby-Naming Don’ts
Tue Jul 16 2024

How Not To Name The Baby: Top 10 Baby-Naming Don’ts

Beware of these common mistakes many baby-namers make.
What's a Classic Name?
Mon Jul 15 2024

What's a Classic Name?

What makes a name classic? At Nameberry, we took on the challenge of making the qualifications of a classic measurable. Find out here if your favorite names make the cut.
US vs UK Baby Names: How Do They Compare?
Sun Jul 14 2024

US vs UK Baby Names: How Do They Compare?

British and American parents' favorite names are similar, yet oh so different.
Quiz: What's Your Summer Name?
Sat Jul 13 2024

Quiz: What's Your Summer Name?

We're halfway through summer already! Soak up the remaining weeks of the sunny season with a quiz to determine your perfect summer name.
100+ Unique Unisex Middle Names
Fri Jul 12 2024

100+ Unique Unisex Middle Names

Cool unisex middle names are a great way to liven up a conventional first name or make a traditionally gendered name feel more gender neutral.
Spanish Nature Names Soar Beyond Luna
Thu Jul 11 2024

Spanish Nature Names Soar Beyond Luna

Move over Luna, here are our picks of the best Spanish nature names of 2024.
Illegal Baby Names Banned Around the World
Wed Jul 10 2024

Illegal Baby Names Banned Around the World

These illegal baby names are so outrageous, they wound up in court.
What Were The Hottest Sounds of 2023?
Tue Jul 09 2024

What Were The Hottest Sounds of 2023?

Longtime Nameberry forums member Leah S. shares her annual deep dive into the fastest rising and falling baby name trends. Read more about what sounds were hot (or not) in the most recent US data.
Brother Names
Mon Jul 08 2024

Brother Names

Brother names should be compatible in style or sound, but not overly matched. We identify the top sets of brother names, unique pairs, and the best examples from the celebrisphere.
Rare Names With Popular Nicknames
Sun Jul 07 2024

Rare Names With Popular Nicknames

If you want to use a popular nickname like Ellie or Joe, there are more options for full names than you might think.
Lilting Girl Names Lift the Spirits
Sat Jul 06 2024

Lilting Girl Names Lift the Spirits

Double-L-syllable girl names are light and lilting. Lily and Layla are much-loved, and there are many other la-la-lovely options if you're looking for something different.
19 Signs You’re Obsessed with Names
Fri Jul 05 2024

19 Signs You’re Obsessed with Names

We're experts in name obsession, and maybe you are too? Here, 19 signs you're as obsessive about the subject as we are.
Names Meaning Freedom Celebrate Independence Day
Thu Jul 04 2024

Names Meaning Freedom Celebrate Independence 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?
Maori Names Take the Stage
Wed Jul 03 2024

Maori Names Take the Stage

Māori names range from cool international favorites like Ari and Maia to rare gems like Aroha and Matiu. We round up some of the best Māori baby names and their meanings.
Creative Family Names Honor Loved Ones
Tue Jul 02 2024

Creative Family Names Honor Loved Ones

Modern parents are looking for creative family names to honor their loved ones. How do you find a name that is stylish, unique, and meaningful? We have ten tips in our ultimate guide to creative family names.
July Names Turn up the Heat
Mon Jul 01 2024

July Names Turn up the Heat

July baby names are some of the hottest around, relating to all things summer and sunshine, as well as notable events, figures, and holidays in July.
Most Popular Baby Names 2024 So Far: Mid-Year Edition
Sun Jun 30 2024

Most Popular Baby Names 2024 So Far: Mid-Year Edition

Which names are stylish parents-to-be considering right now? All is revealed in our Top 100 most viewed names of the year so far.
The 27+ Best Beachy Baby Names
Sat Jun 29 2024

The 27+ Best Beachy Baby Names

Beach-combing for summery baby names and digging up some surprising treasures.
Unisex Names Across the Atlantic
Fri Jun 28 2024

Unisex Names Across the Atlantic

Unisex names are more complex than you'd think! We take a deep dive into the data to reveal the top unisex names with a totally different gender balance in the US vs UK.
Why Cancers Are the Most Thoughtful Namers
Thu Jun 27 2024

Why Cancers Are the Most Thoughtful Namers

Cancer namers are warm, sensitive, and focused on family. They're drawn to names with traditional roots, family ties, and modern style. Read all about Cancer namers here.
Girl Names You Never Knew Were in the Top 50
Wed Jun 26 2024

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.
Newest Babyberries Are Blossoming
Tue Jun 25 2024

Newest Babyberries Are Blossoming

This Spring has brought along 19 Babyberry birth announcements on our forums — a whopping 15 girls and only 4 boys.