It’s a sibling names special this week, with lots of well-matched sets in the news. Plus glimpses into the school roll-calls of 2029, name prejudice, and a girl named after a colorful singer.
by Sophie Kihm
So you’re looking for a unique name for your baby. Some well-meaning friends and colleagues will offer you their picks—maybe Tallulah or Phineas! But no—you want a name that is truly unique, something no one else is using.
Is the search in vain? Are one-of-a-kind baby names a lemon market? Aren’t people rejecting these names for a reason?
Actually, no. There are plenty of baby names that practically nobody is using simply because the mainstream is unaware of their existence. From exotic names from other cultures to unusual word names, it is possible to choose an attractive and stylish name with guaranteed rarity.
by Sophie Kihm
Do you have a particular approach when it comes to naming your children? Maybe a pattern or a theme, or some guidelines you like to follow? Many of the celebrity parents featured this month have their own methods, as seen in our latest starbaby predictions.
By E. Wittig
Summer has just arrived, and with it, the celestial Crab. Cancer is the fifth sequential sign of the Zodiac and spans from June 21st to July 22nd. Crabs are sensitive, loyal homebodies and imaginative dreamers, inspiring a plethora of baby name ideas. They are ruled by the moon and the element of water. Blue-green, silver, and white are the sign’s colors, and rubies and pearls are its gems, all of which serve as inspiration for names for Cancer babies.
By Linda Rosenkrantz
It’s the summer solstice—the longest day of the year—heralding the sun-drenched days of the season after what was to many a particularly harsh and seemingly endless winter. To welcome the sunniest season, let’s look at some summer baby names that start with the syllables Sun and the Sol—even sneaking in a couple that don’t relate directly to the sun.