Category: Baby Name News

By Clare Green

This week’s news includes dramatic word names, on-trend starbaby arrivals, and new popularity lists from the US, Canada and beyond.

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2019 Celebrity Baby Name Predictions

By Sophie Kihm

The new year brought with it a barrage of celebrity pregnancy announcements. We’re starting off 2019 strong with A-listers like Gordon Ramsay and Kobe Bryant adding little ones to their (already large) families. Other notables like Andy Cohen and Katy Tur are each going to welcome their first child this year. And of course, what is going to be one of the most hotly anticipated birth announcements of 2019, the Kardashian West baby. Yes, North, Saint, and Chicago are getting another sibling, and he or she is going to have an unconventional name to match. So start placing your bets now (and maybe take out your dictionary), because we’ve got an eventful year ahead of us.

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by Linda Rosenkrantz

It was Boys’ Month on Nameberry birth announcements in December, with little lads far outnumbering girls, including a pair of boy twins named Auden Gray and Emery Scott.

Most unusual girl baby name: Faralith Garnet.  Interesting inspirations include one of the Karamazov brothers, Jasper National Park, the Scottish Isle of Skye, historic NYC Mayor Fiorello LaGuardia, the TV show Fresh Off the Boat, Ferris wheels, and Ferris Bueller.

Here’s the full list of Berry December baby names:

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New Year Baby Name News

By Clare Green

This week’s news includes the first baby names of 2019, new babies for Taylor Hanson and Ricky Martin, and the top names in states, towns and newspapers.

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British Baby Name Trends of 2019

By Eleanor Nickerson

Happy New Year!  As we move into the last year of the decade, here is a review of the most prevalent trends influencing Britain’s baby names 2019.

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