Articles by Josh
Pop Culture Names Outside the Top 1000
Names of pop culture icons, both real and fictional, have inspired some baby namers in 2017.
Wonder Women Names: Strong names for girls
Any of these Wonder Women names would make a perfect choice for a strong little girl, via their meaning and/or their worthy namesakes.
Baby Names Pronunciation: A lesson in geography
Be aware that that name you’re considering might be pronounced very differently in different places.
Baseball Baby Names: Top prospects Jameson, Cornelius & Daz
Guest blogger Josh Murray scouts this year’s Major League prospects and picks the most promising names.
Star Wars Characters, Old and New
For StarWarriors, there’s a new batch of character names on the way–Finn, Rey and Ren–joining the classic Luke and Leia.
Baby Names of the 1990s
A teacher looks at the names of his new college students, born in the 90s, and wonders which of them would stand up today.
Names from Current Kids’ TV Shows
Could watching TV with your toddler inspire the new baby’s name?
A Dad’s Search for Baby Name #2
Guest blogger Josh Murray takes a systematic approach to naming baby #2.
Under-the-Radar Baby Names
Guest blogger Josh Murray unearths some unique but usable choices, from Crane to Thisbe.