Articles by Josh

May 20th, 2018

Pop Culture Names Outside the Top 1000

By Josh

Names of pop culture icons, both real and fictional, have inspired some baby namers in 2017.

July 10th, 2017

Wonder Women Names: Strong names for girls

By Josh

Any of these Wonder Women names would make a perfect choice for a strong little girl, via their meaning and/or their worthy namesakes.

May 5th, 2016

Baby Names Pronunciation: A lesson in geography

By Josh

Be aware that that name you’re considering might be pronounced very differently in different places.

April 7th, 2016

Baseball Baby Names: Top prospects Jameson, Cornelius & Daz

By Josh

Guest blogger Josh Murray scouts this year’s Major League prospects and picks the most promising names.

October 6th, 2015

Star Wars Characters, Old and New

By Josh

For StarWarriors, there’s a new batch of character names on the way–Finn, Rey and Ren–joining the classic Luke and Leia.

September 17th, 2015

Baby Names of the 1990s

By Josh

A teacher looks at the names of his new college students, born in the 90s, and wonders which of them would stand up today.

August 6th, 2015

Names from Current Kids’ TV Shows

By Josh

Could watching TV with your toddler inspire the new baby’s name?

June 18th, 2015

A Dad’s Search for Baby Name #2

By Josh

Guest blogger Josh Murray takes a systematic approach to naming baby #2.

May 28th, 2015

Under-the-Radar Baby Names

By Josh

Guest blogger Josh Murray unearths some unique but usable choices, from Crane to Thisbe.