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British Names That Never Crossed the Pond (But Should)
Sat Nov 26 2022

British Names That Never Crossed the Pond (But Should)

These English baby names rank among the Top 1000 in the UK but are rarely used in the US. If you're looking for undiscovered options that strike the perfect balance of familiar and uncommon... here they are!
What’s Your Thanksgiving Name?
Thu Nov 24 2022

What’s Your Thanksgiving Name?

Thanksgiving names are festive and traditional. Take our latest quiz and we'll tell you which name matches your Thanksgiving personality.
Sagittarius Namers Hit the Target
Wed Nov 23 2022

Sagittarius Namers Hit the Target

Sagittarius names are adventurous, inspired choices connected to symbols of the sign, such as the archer, Jupiter, and fire.
Scandinavian Names: Rising Stars and Rare Gems
Sat Nov 19 2022

Scandinavian Names: Rising Stars and Rare Gems

Love Nordic culture, and names like Astrid and Soren? Here are more that should be on your list — plus the most popular baby names in Sweden, Norway and Denmark right now.
Top City Baby Names
Mon Nov 14 2022

Top City Baby Names

The top city baby names in the US are different from the top names in the country and distinct from each other.
These Are the Top Names of the 2020s So Far
Wed Nov 09 2022

These Are the Top Names of the 2020s So Far

We're only three years into the decade, but what are the top names of the 2020s so far? We crunched the numbers to find out.
November Baby Names Are Rich with Meaning
Tue Nov 01 2022

November Baby Names Are Rich with Meaning

November baby names express gratitude with Thanksgiving-related meanings, as well as those related to Autum, zodiac signs, and other symbols of the month.
Top Baby Name Influencers 2022
Tue Oct 25 2022

Top Baby Name Influencers 2022

Stars and their children are the top baby name influencers of 2022. See the most influential celebrity-related names of the year, from Archie to Charli to Wolf.
Scorpio Names Captivate and Inspire
Sun Oct 23 2022

Scorpio Names Captivate and Inspire

Scorpio names convey the passion and intensity of the sign. They're related to the autumn season, water, and other symbols associated with Scorpio.
Quiz: Berrify Your Name!
Thu Oct 13 2022

Quiz: Berrify Your Name!

Hey, Berry! We know your taste in baby names, but does your own name match Berry standards? Tell us about your Nameberry habits and we'll Berrify your name for you.
October Baby Names Spook and Delight
Tue Oct 11 2022

October Baby Names Spook and Delight

October names reference Halloween, the autumn season, and so much more. If you're expecting an October baby, check out our guide to October baby names.
How Gen Z Is Your Name?
Fri Oct 07 2022

How Gen Z Is Your Name?

A new study by Nameberry reveals that Gen Z names, the most popular names for babies born from 1997 to 2012, are led by Emily and Jacob. Generation Z names are more diverse than any other generation that came before them, as the name pool expanded due to social and cultural forces.
New Study Determines the Top Jewish Names
Sun Sep 25 2022

New Study Determines the Top Jewish Names

Shana Tova! Just in time for the High Holidays, a new study reveals the most popular Jewish names from the 1950s to today.
Libra Baby Names Strike a Balance
Fri Sep 23 2022

Libra Baby Names Strike a Balance

Libra baby names are as harmonious as the scales that represent the sign. Find inspiration for naming your Libra child in this full guide.
Photography Names Are Picture-Perfect
Tue Sep 20 2022

Photography Names Are Picture-Perfect

Though photography is one of the youngest art forms, there has been enough history to produce an aggregation of interesting names; from Ansel to Imogen to Zanele.
Vintage Surname Names Come Back Around
Wed Sep 14 2022

Vintage Surname Names Come Back Around

Vintage surname names? Yes, this modern trend isn't so modern after all. See the top surname names from a century ago, along with unique choices from our secret source.
Model Baby Names Set New Styles
Sun Sep 11 2022

Model Baby Names Set New Styles

What's coming down the baby name runway? Take a look at the names of fashion models' babies to see what's next in baby naming.
September Baby Names Welcome the Fall
Sun Sep 04 2022

September Baby Names Welcome the Fall

September baby names draw from the Fall season, Virgo and Libra star signs, holidays that take place during the month, and more!
Why Virgos Are Expert Namers
Tue Aug 23 2022

Why Virgos Are Expert Namers

Virgo namers are practical, thorough, and highly organized. They're drawn to names with traditional roots and flexibility — be it nickname options or international favor. Read all about Virgo namers here.
Nonbinary Names Achieve Gender Parity
Thu Aug 11 2022

Nonbinary Names Achieve Gender Parity

Nonbinary names are used in equal numbers for girls and boys. Using the latest data, we've calculated which names qualify as nonbinary today.
Quiz: What's Your Summer Name?
Wed Aug 03 2022

Quiz: What's Your Summer Name?

Summer's not over yet! Soak up the last few weeks of the sunny season with a quiz to determine your perfect summer name.
Twin Names: The Ultimate Guide
Wed Aug 03 2022

Twin Names: The Ultimate Guide

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.
The Best Names for August Babies
Tue Aug 02 2022

The Best Names for August Babies

August baby names relate to Leo and Virgo — August's star signs — the birthstones and flowers of the month, and everything summer.
Creative Family Names Honor Loved Ones
Thu Jul 28 2022

Creative Family Names Honor Loved Ones

Modern parents are looking for creative family names to honor their loved ones. How do you find a name that is stylish, unique, and meaningful? We have ten tips in our ultimate guide to creative family names.
Baby Name DNA: Introducing the future of baby naming
Thu Jul 21 2022

Baby Name DNA: Introducing the future of baby naming

Baby Name DNA is a revolutionary tool designed to analyze your name style and match you with the perfect names.