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Baby names are the overall focus of all the news and features on Nameberry. Our news stories cover the latest popular baby names, analysis of baby name trends, and news on baby girl names and baby boy names. We bring you all the news on baby names as it happens.

Hottest Celebrity Baby Name Trend: Not revealing the name
Fri Dec 02 2022

Hottest Celebrity Baby Name Trend: Not revealing the name

Celebrity baby name mysteries are more commonplace these days, with many stars deciding to postpone sharing their child's name with the public. We discuss 10 stars whose baby names have yet to be revealed.
December Baby Names Spread Cheer
Thu Dec 01 2022

December Baby Names Spread Cheer

December names are magical! In our guide to December baby names, we look at names inspired by Christmas, Hanukkah, and other symbols of the month.
How I Named My Baby: Lucinda Maud
Wed Nov 30 2022

How I Named My Baby: Lucinda Maud

Rachel and Alex were down to a couple of names and looking for a sign to tell them which one would fit their daughter. When messages about Don Quixote appeared, they knew it was the sign to call their daughter Lucinda Maud.
How to Have More Fun Naming Your Baby
Sun Nov 27 2022

How to Have More Fun Naming Your Baby

Sure, baby naming is fun in the abstract, but when it becomes real, some parents-to-be are left stressed and overwhelmed. How can you make the process enjoyable again? We have seven tips for how to have more fun naming your baby.
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.
How I Named My Baby: Spencer James
Wed Nov 16 2022

How I Named My Baby: Spencer James

Clara and Alessandro faced a name dilemma — do they choose a Latinate name for their son to match his Brazilian and Italian heritage or a more American name that can be pronounced in all languages? They ultimately landed on Spencer James, which carries a fun connection to Clara's favorite TV show.
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.
Choctaw Names Tell Stories
Sat Nov 12 2022

Choctaw Names Tell Stories

Guest blogger Angel Thomas, aka Dantea, shares names from the Choctaw side of her heritage.
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.
Cherokee Names Are All-American
Thu Nov 03 2022

Cherokee Names Are All-American

Drawing from her own background, Angel Thomas looks at the naming practices, and the names themselves, of the Cherokee culture.
How I Named My Baby: Sparrow Elizabeth
Wed Nov 02 2022

How I Named My Baby: Sparrow Elizabeth

New Jersey couple Shannon and Tyler wanted their daughter to have a unique and aesthetically-pleasing name that matched their strong sense of style. Shannon's long-time favorite Sparrow rose to the top after signs that it was meant to be.
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.
Demon Names: The Ultimate Guide
Sun Oct 30 2022

Demon Names: The Ultimate Guide

Demon names are more popular than ever before — for characters, pets, and yes, even babies. Find the best, most badass demon names in our ultimate guide.
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.
Hello, Cutie! Rare Vintage Girl Names Ending in -ie
Sat Oct 22 2022

Hello, Cutie! Rare Vintage Girl Names Ending in -ie

Love vintage girl nickname names like Sadie, Elsie, and Annie? There are many more that are equally charming, but much more uncommon now.
How I Named My Baby: Clover June Isobel
Wed Oct 19 2022

How I Named My Baby: Clover June Isobel

Brooke and Jeshua — New Zealand natives, now New Yorkers — initially thought they wanted an S name for their baby girl, but fell in love with the name Clover for its lucky, lovely associations. We talk to Brooke about Kiwi naming style.
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.
How I Named My Babies: Rhodes Upton, Banks Hazard & Ziggy Lake
Wed Oct 05 2022

How I Named My Babies: Rhodes Upton, Banks Hazard & Ziggy Lake

When Allo and Drew found out they were expecting two sets of twins — due one week apart — they needed to come up with combos quickly. Their "triplets" ended up as Rhodes Upton, Banks Hazard, and Ziggy Lake — distinctive and modern names that fit Allo and Drew's values.
Cottagecore Baby Names Turn Back the Clock
Fri Sep 30 2022

Cottagecore Baby Names Turn Back the Clock

Cottagecore baby names embrace the vintage, wholesome aesthetic of the cottagecore movement. See our picks for the most bucolic names.
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.