Baby Names 2013: Our newest names

January 3, 2013 Pamela Redmond
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Think there are no new names? Think again. Among the newest additions to the Nameberry database are these ancient religious names ripe for modern revival, fresh nicknames for old favorites, and nature, word, and surnames newly transformed into firsts. Might one of these new baby names 2013 be right for your 2013 baby?


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The up-and-coming Bellamy is a surname-y riff on the trendy Bella genre of names. While the Bella connection makes Bellamy feel more popular than it really is – there were only 53 girls named Bellamy in the most recent year counted, vs. nearly 20,000 named Isabella – we see it rising through the ranks in the coming year.

About the author

Pamela Redmond

Pamela Redmond is the cocreator and CEO of Nameberry. The coauthor of ten bestselling baby name books, Redmond is an internationally-recognized name expert, quoted and published widely in such media outlets as the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, The Today Show,, CNN, and the BBC. Redmond is also a New York Times bestselling novelist whose books include Younger, the basis for the hit television show, and its new sequel, Older.

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