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Our Newest Arrivals Ooze Old-School Cool
Mon Dec 05 2022

Our Newest Arrivals Ooze Old-School Cool

Nameberry’s member birth announcements for October and November are in! Our latest bunch of new arrivals have a distinctive warm, retro charm perfect for the cozy season.
Disney Princess Names
Sun Dec 04 2022

Disney Princess Names

The Disney Princesses have some gorgeous names, from Aurora to Belle to Raya. Take a look at how Disney Princess movies have influenced naming trends, and read up on some of the histories behind these iconic heroines' names.
Turkish Names Delight and Inspire
Sat Dec 03 2022

Turkish Names Delight and Inspire

What are the most popular Turkish names in the US? Discover one of the hottest new cultures in the American charts.
Hottest Celebrity Baby Name Trend: Not revealing the name
Fri Dec 02 2022

Hottest Celebrity Baby Name Trend: Not revealing the name

Celebrity baby name mysteries are more commonplace these days, with many stars deciding to postpone sharing their child's name with the public. We discuss 10 stars whose baby names have yet to be revealed.
December Baby Names Spread Cheer
Thu Dec 01 2022

December Baby Names Spread Cheer

December names are magical! In our guide to December baby names, we look at names inspired by Christmas, Hanukkah, and other symbols of the month.
How I Named My Baby: Lucinda Maud
Wed Nov 30 2022

How I Named My Baby: Lucinda Maud

Rachel and Alex were down to a couple of names and looking for a sign to tell them which one would fit their daughter. When messages about Don Quixote appeared, they knew it was the sign to call their daughter Lucinda Maud.
The Top Names We’re Watching for 2023
Mon Nov 28 2022

The Top Names We’re Watching for 2023

These 23 cool names are on our personal watch list for 2023. Expect these to rise in the year ahead!
How to Have More Fun Naming Your Baby
Sun Nov 27 2022

How to Have More Fun Naming Your Baby

Sure, baby naming is fun in the abstract, but when it becomes real, some parents-to-be are left stressed and overwhelmed. How can you make the process enjoyable again? We have seven tips for how to have more fun naming your baby.
British Names That Never Crossed the Pond (But Should)
Sat Nov 26 2022

British Names That Never Crossed the Pond (But Should)

These English baby names rank among the Top 1000 in the UK but are rarely used in the US. If you're looking for undiscovered options that strike the perfect balance of familiar and uncommon... here they are!
Children's Books With Names in the Title
Fri Nov 25 2022

Children's Books With Names in the Title

It used to be pure luck to find your child's name featured in a storybook, but today there's greater representation — Carmela, Jabari, and Oona have their own book (or two)! See our favorite children's books with names in the title and shop our full collection of over 200 choices.
What’s Your Thanksgiving Name?
Thu Nov 24 2022

What’s Your Thanksgiving Name?

Thanksgiving names are festive and traditional. Take our latest quiz and we'll tell you which name matches your Thanksgiving personality.
Sagittarius Namers Hit the Target
Wed Nov 23 2022

Sagittarius Namers Hit the Target

Sagittarius names are adventurous, inspired choices connected to symbols of the sign, such as the archer, Jupiter, and fire.
It’s Okay to Change Your Baby’s Name
Mon Nov 21 2022

It’s Okay to Change Your Baby’s Name

Considering changing your baby's name? Baby name regret is not as uncommon as you think. We talk to parents who made a change – and some who ultimately chose not to – about their experiences.
Moonstruck Names: Lunar names from Calypso to Cressida
Sun Nov 20 2022

Moonstruck Names: Lunar names from Calypso to Cressida

Shimmering moon names drawn from the worlds of Greek myth and Shakespeare's plays.
Scandinavian Names: Rising Stars and Rare Gems
Sat Nov 19 2022

Scandinavian Names: Rising Stars and Rare Gems

Love Nordic culture, and names like Astrid and Soren? Here are more that should be on your list — plus the most popular baby names in Sweden, Norway and Denmark right now.
Boy Names: Some Popular Name Cliques
Fri Nov 18 2022

Boy Names: Some Popular Name Cliques

Trendy boy names come in clusters, so if you want to avoid a name that *feels* popular, here are some key groups to watch out for!
Quiz: What's Your Medieval Name?
Thu Nov 17 2022

Quiz: What's Your Medieval Name?

Have you ever wondered what your life would be if you were born in the middle ages? Whether you would be a peasant, noble, or knight, take this quiz to get your own medieval name.
How I Named My Baby: Spencer James
Wed Nov 16 2022

How I Named My Baby: Spencer James

Clara and Alessandro faced a name dilemma — do they choose a Latinate name for their son to match his Brazilian and Italian heritage or a more American name that can be pronounced in all languages? They ultimately landed on Spencer James, which carries a fun connection to Clara's favorite TV show.
Top City Baby Names
Mon Nov 14 2022

Top City Baby Names

The top city baby names in the US are different from the top names in the country and distinct from each other.
Unisex Names That Switched From Boy to Girl
Sun Nov 13 2022

Unisex Names That Switched From Boy to Girl

Think Harper, Lauren, and Madison are girl names? 100 years ago they were given only to boys. Discover 50+ more names that swapped from male to female.
Choctaw Names Tell Stories
Sat Nov 12 2022

Choctaw Names Tell Stories

Guest blogger Angel Thomas, aka Dantea, shares names from the Choctaw side of her heritage.
Popular Names Your Mom Never Heard Of
Fri Nov 11 2022

Popular Names Your Mom Never Heard Of

We crunched the numbers to reveal the modern baby names most likely to get that “His name’s what?!” reaction from Grandma. These names were all given to over 1000 babies last year, but were entirely absent from the charts three decades ago.
These Are the Top Names of the 2020s So Far
Wed Nov 09 2022

These Are the Top Names of the 2020s So Far

We're only three years into the decade, but what are the top names of the 2020s so far? We crunched the numbers to find out.
Unique Dog Names
Tue Nov 08 2022

Unique Dog Names

Unique dog names are more important than ever. If you don't want to have the third Luna or fourth Max in your doggy daycare, we have lists of unique girl dog names and unique boy dog names to consider.
Traditional Girl Names: The Ultimate Guide
Mon Nov 07 2022

Traditional Girl Names: The Ultimate Guide

Traditional girl names range from the timeless classics to the unique vintage gems that feel ripe for revival today. We round up 100+ of the best.