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rare girl names
April 1st, 2020

Rare Girl Names Promise Sisterly Style

By Abby Sandel

Choosing a name for Delphine’s new sister means finding more rare girl names that stand out, without feeling too different.

gentleman cowboy names
March 31st, 2020

Gentleman Cowboy Names Have a Rein on Style

By Sophie Kihm

A gentleman cowboy name is rugged but refined, tough, but with an element of grace. These names can transition seamlessly from the dude ranch to the finest saloon and back again.

top nameberry names
March 30th, 2020

Top Nameberry Names Reveal Future Trends

By Emma Waterhouse

We take a closer look at the most popular names on Nameberry right now, to pick out the baby names and trends we’re watching for 2020 and beyond.

Pamela Redmond
March 29th, 2020

Has Baby Naming Changed Forever?

By Pamela Redmond

I was writing a note to Nameberry’s editorial staff yesterday, commending them on the great job they’re doing covering baby naming in the age of coronavirus, when I realized I needed to say something to you too. I needed to acknowledge how different the experience of naming a baby is right now from how it’s […]

baby name corona
March 28th, 2020

Babies Named Corona Are No Joke

By Katherine Morna Towne

Babies named Corona may seem far-fetched in the midst of the current coronavirus crisis, but there’s a long history of disaster-inspired baby names.

National Joe Day
March 27th, 2020

National Joe Day Celebrates Joes and Jos

By Pamela Redmond

March 27th is National Joe Day — a holiday in celebration of the most All-American of names. Take a look at the history of the name Joe and some of its most famous bearers.

Baby wrapped in tartan blanket scarf
March 26th, 2020

Scotland’s Top Baby Names Show Latest Trends

By Clare Green

What’s hot with the Scots, and unique names Scottish parents are using.

unusual bible names
March 25th, 2020

Unusual Bible Names Feel Fresh Again

By Aurora Firth

Unusual Bible names that are ready to make it in the modern world! From Ashbel to Zillah, these cool Biblical baby names feel unique, but totally on-trend.

Name Guru to the Stars
March 24th, 2020

Name Guru to the Stars: Predicting Names for Babies Bloom and Bynes

By Sophie Kihm

See what’s in the stars for Katy Perry, Amanda Bynes, and more celebs with the Name Guru to the Stars celebrity baby name predictions.

no drama baby names
March 23rd, 2020

No Drama Baby Names Keep Calm

By Emma Waterhouse

No drama baby names feel calm and constant, even in the craziest of times. Not too trendy, not too obscure, and all with a certain elegance and maturity.