Baby Name News

names with unique meanings
August 14th, 2020

Names With Unique Meanings Stand Out

By Clare Green

From Puffy Cheeks to Pirate, these are the quirkiest name meanings out there.

old-fashioned names
August 13th, 2020

Old-Fashioned Names Are New Again

By Linda Rosenkrantz

These once-dowdy names are among the fastest-rising in the US, the Olives and Oscars, the Sadies and Silases of tomorrow.

vintage boy names
August 12th, 2020

Choosing Vintage Boy Names

By Abby Sandel

They agree on vintage boy names, and yet can’t agree on The Name for this baby! If it’s a girl, she’ll be Sylvie Rae Scott. But what would you choose for Blythe Norah’s little brother?

baby name synesthesia
August 11th, 2020

Baby Name Synesthesia: Names Activate the Senses

By Sophie Kihm

Synesthetes may expereince words and names as colors or tastes. Here, Bernadette Sheridan and Donna Vaicels share their stories of baby name synesthesia.

traditional boy names
August 10th, 2020

Traditional Boy Names: The Ultimate Guide

By Emma Waterhouse

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.

new baby names
August 7th, 2020

New Baby Names: Catch Them While They’re Hot!

By Clare Green

These names are box-fresh and ready to use.

em baby names
August 6th, 2020

Em Baby Names Still Surprise!

By Linda Rosenkrantz

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 still have the wow factor.

baby name thora
August 5th, 2020

How I Named My Baby: Thora Elkie

By Sophie Kihm

Rhiannon Stone, mother to Addison, Poet, Zephyr, and Thora, answers our questions about how she chose the baby name Thora Elkie for her youngest daughter.

august baby names
August 4th, 2020

August Baby Names Cast a Glow

By Sophie Kihm

August baby names relate to Leo and Virgo — August’s star signs — the birthstones and flowers of the month, and everything summer.

july birth announcments
August 3rd, 2020

July Babyberries Arrive in Style!

By Emma Waterhouse

Our July birth announcements are in! They range from cool classics with sweet vintage nicknames, to some seriously rare middle names. See them all here.