Baby Name News

scorpio baby names
October 23rd, 2020

Scorpio Baby Names Captivate and Inspire

By Sophie Kihm

Scorpio baby names convey the passion and intesity of the sign. They’re related to the autumn season, water, and other symbols associated with Scorpio.

great nicknames for classic boy names
October 21st, 2020

Great Nicknames Shorten Classic Favorites

By Abby Sandel

Great nicknames can transform a solid classic into a cuddly name for a child – and still leave plenty of room to grow! Kalli and her family have used this strategy to name their daughters. Now let’s help them find an equally great nickname/formal name combination for a son. What goes with Lulu, Millie, and Georgie?

cottagecore baby names
October 20th, 2020

Cottagecore Baby Names Turn Back the Clock

By Sophie Kihm

Cottagecore baby names embrace the vintage, wholesome aesthetic of the cottagecore movement. See our picks for the most bucolic names.

name nerds
October 19th, 2020

You Know You’re a Name Nerd When….

By Linda Rosenkrantz

Are you a name nerd? Name lovers are usually born, not made, and our readers have been sharing all the eccentric habits that make them a name nerd!

hottest names 2020
October 18th, 2020

The Hottest Names of 2020

By Clare Green

We analyzed the fastest-growing names in our database. Here are the results!

uncommon baby names
October 16th, 2020

100+ Uncommon Baby Names

By Pamela Redmond

Uncommon baby names can be unusual in a wide range of ways, from rare to literally unique, culturally out of place to ancient or invented.

Irish baby names
October 15th, 2020

Irish Baby Names: Rare in the US

By Emma Waterhouse

These rare Irish baby names are all well loved in their native land, but virtually unknown outside of it. And, crucially, all are simple to say and spell!

baby name david
October 14th, 2020

How I Named My Baby: David Alfred Gabriel

By Clare Green

To celebrate her son’s first birthday, name expert and Nameberry editor Clare Green shares how she chose the baby name David Alfred Gabriel for her son.

names with great meanings
October 12th, 2020

200+ Baby Names With Great Meanings

By Emma Waterhouse

Names with great meanings have never been more appealing than they are right now. We’ve rounded up 200+ of the best baby names meaning love, hope and more!

canadian names
October 11th, 2020

Canadian Names Unite the Nation

By Clare Green

Canada’s baby name data can be elusive, but we’ve rounded up the favorites in each province, and the best claimants to be the top Canadian names.