Baby Name News

names and maternal age
July 12th, 2020

Younger Parents Most Adventurous Baby Namers

By Emma Waterhouse

Offical US stats on popular baby names by maternal age are hard to come by, so we’ve used our own data to investigate how age influences our naming style.

grandparent names
July 10th, 2020

Grandparent Names Today May Surprise You

By Clare Green

Say hi to Grandpa Brendan and Grandma Brittany!

nameberry birth announcements
July 9th, 2020

Summer Babyberry Names Are Hot!

By Emma Waterhouse

Our Nameberry birth announcements for May and June are in, and they’re a beautiful bunch! The Berries love quirky names that still feel familiar and cool.

twin names
July 8th, 2020

Twin Names: The Ultimate Guide

By Sophie Kihm

Twin names offer double the challenge but double the fun. Here is our ultimate guide to top twin names, unique twin names, girl twin names, and boy twin names.

baby name rose
July 8th, 2020

How I Named My Baby: Rose Teresa

By Sophie Kihm

Paige and Andrew Rodriguez live in Tampa, Florida with their four-month-old daughter, Rosie. Here, we talk to Paige about how she and Andrew chose the baby name Rose Teresa for their daughter. How long did it take you to decide on a name?  For at least a year before we were expecting, my husband, Andrew, […]

illegal baby names
July 7th, 2020

Illegal Baby Names Banned Around the World

By Sophie Kihm

These illegal baby names are so outrageous, they wound up in court.

July 6th, 2020

Popular Nicknames Soften Unusual Names

By Pamela Redmond

Popular nicknames like Ellie and Jack are often much more common than official name popularity lists indicate, since they’re given on their own and also used as short forms for a wide range of proper names that are themselves very popular, from Eleanor to Elizabeth to Gabrielle, from Jackson to John to Jonathan.

names meaning freedom
July 3rd, 2020

Names Meaning Freedom Celebrate Independence Day

By Clare Green

You’ve heard of Liberty, but what about Saoirse, Scheherazade…or Frank?

qwerty effect baby names
July 2nd, 2020

QWERTY Effect: Your Keyboard Picks Your Favorite Baby Names

By Sophie Kihm

The QWERTY effect applies to baby names too — researchers have found that people prefer names that can mostly be typed on the right side of the keyboard.

July baby names
July 2nd, 2020

July Baby Names Turn up the Heat

By Sophie Kihm

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.