Baby names are the overall focus of all the news and features on Nameberry. Subcategories include news on cool baby names, vintage baby names, names for girls and boys.
Tue Oct 26 2021
Wes Anderson Baby Names Add Whimsy
Wes Anderson baby names are whimsical, meaningful, and incredibly iconic. We profile the most notable names from the auteur's universe and have a quiz for you to discover your Wes Anderson name.
Thu Oct 21 2021
Magical, Memorable Names from Ursula Le Guin
When authors are name lovers too, magic happens. Sci-fi and fantasy author Ursula Le Guin was a grand master of naming, weaving them into her plots and creating unforgettable character names that could just make great baby names too.
Tue Oct 19 2021
Ask the Name Guru: Can I Use an Honor Name Without the Honor?
Erin and Michael's favorite name for their baby girl is Nora — coincidentally connected to a grandmother that doesn't make the honoree shortlist. Can they use the name Nora without an association with Grandma? The Name Guru shares her take.
Wed Oct 13 2021
How I Named My Baby: Julian Belle
When Allyson and Chris Smith were expecting their third baby, there was only one name on the list — Julian. They named their daughter Julian Belle, a traditionally masculine name that feels perfect for their gender-neutral sibset. We spoke to Allyson about unisex names, family middles, and how she and Chris landed on Julian Belle.
Sat Oct 09 2021
America's Next Top Baby Names
Which rare names are destined to become America's next top baby names? The Nameberry team predicts the top baby names of the future from names currently given to fewer than 20 babies.
Tue Oct 05 2021
October Baby Names Spook and Delight
October baby 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.
Sat Oct 02 2021
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.
Tue Sep 28 2021
Keeping the Tradition Alive: 150+ Years of Ursula and Mildred
Ursula Amatrudo-Roman is a part of a multi-generational naming tradition, where the women name their daughters after their own mothers. For over a century, these women have been alternately named Ursula and Mildred. Will she continue the tradition for her own daughter?
Wed Sep 22 2021
How I Named My Baby: Cade Bennett
For New York City couple Dara and Cory, naming their son Cade turned into a family affair. We talked to Dara about Jewish naming traditions, showbiz names, and how she and Cory chose the name Cade Bennett for their little boy.
Tue Sep 21 2021
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.
Tue Sep 14 2021
Kylie Jenner's Baby Names: The Name Guru to the Stars Weighs In
Kylie Jenner's baby names are a source of much speculation in the celebrity baby names arena. Our Name Guru to the Stars predicts baby names for Kylie Jenner, Jennifer Lawrence, Olivia Munn, and more.
Wed Sep 08 2021
Hipster Cowboy Names Buck Tradition
There are hipster baby names. Then there are cowboy names. But when the two meet, you have a whole different (and very fun) list: Hipster Cowboy Names.
Wed Sep 08 2021
How I Named My Baby: Elin Francis
Mary and Mike prioritized family names for their daughter, born on April 8, 2021. They ultimately landed on Elin Francis, a long-loved first name with a bonus family connection and a super significant middle. We spoke with Mary to learn more about the process of naming Elin.
Tue Sep 07 2021
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.
Sat Sep 04 2021
15 Cool Country Boy Names For Your Little Cowboy
Our favorite country boy names capture the spirit of the American West: places and landscapes, cowboys and pioneers, and country music too.
Thu Sep 02 2021
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!
Tue Aug 31 2021
U Names for Babies Are the Most Unique
U-names for babies are an exclusive group, but look carefully and you'll find some undiscovered treasures.
Wed Aug 25 2021
How I Named My Baby: Griffin Leo
South Bend, Indiana couple Lainie and Jack welcomed their first child, a son named Griffin Leo, in May 2021. We spoke with Lainie about family names, traditions, and how she and Jack chose Griffin's powerful name.
Tue Aug 24 2021
Virgo Baby Names Are Pure
Virgo baby names are connected to purity and maidens as well as the Earth, wisdom, and more. We have the definitive guide to naming Virgo babies.
Tue Aug 17 2021
1930s Names Making a Comeback
What names are in line to be the next to be revived? Following the 100 Year Rule, we look at the names that peaked in the 1930s to find the best candidates for resurrection.
Sat Aug 14 2021
Top Dog Names 2020 Announced!
The Top Dog names of 2020 have been revealed! Bella and Max take the lead once again — we dive into the statistics, trends, and more.
Wed Aug 11 2021
How I Named My Baby: Gwen Catherine
After a long fertility journey, Southern California couple Jessica and Kyle Lopez welcomed a daughter named Gwen Catherine in September of 2020. We spoke with Jessica about spiritual signs, celebrity associations, and the process of naming Gwen.
Tue Aug 10 2021
Scarlett Johansson's Baby Names: The Name Guru to the Stars Guesses
Rumor has it that Scarlett Johansson is pregnant — what will she name a sister or brother to Rose Dorothy? The Name Guru to the Stars predicts Freida Pinto, Gael García Bernal, Scarlett Johansson's baby names, and more.
Sat Aug 07 2021
Cool, Unique Saints’ Names Have Faith and Form
There are so many saints' names beyond the obvious; here are some that are both unusual and cool.
Thu Aug 05 2021
80+ Woodsy Names for Boys That Will Make You Want to Have a Son
One part cottagecore, one part cowboy — woodsy names for boys are the next big thing. Read all about the incoming wave of rugged, romantic, nature-inspired boy names.