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great nicknames for classic boy names
October 21st, 2020

Great Nicknames Shorten Classic Favorites

By Abby Sandel

Great nicknames can transform a solid classic into a cuddly name for a child – and still leave plenty of room to grow! Kalli and her family have used this strategy to name their daughters. Now let’s help them find an equally great nickname/formal name combination for a son. What goes with Lulu, Millie, and Georgie?

baby name david
October 14th, 2020

How I Named My Baby: David Alfred Gabriel

By Clare Green

To celebrate her son’s first birthday, name expert and Nameberry editor Clare Green shares how she chose the baby name David Alfred Gabriel for her son.

meaning of julian
October 4th, 2020

Exploring the Meaning of Julian

By Aili Winstanley Channer

Our search for the meaning of Julian takes us through 3000 years of history, telling the story of Roman civilization from its foundation to its fall.

boy names ending in a vowel
September 20th, 2020

100 Best Boy Names Ending in a Vowel

By Emma Waterhouse

Boy names ending in a vowel feel fresh and cool in an era dominated by N-ending names for boys. Check out our 100 top picks and browse our full lists here!

baby name everett
September 16th, 2020

How I Named My Baby: Everett Holston

By Sophie Kihm

Tennessee mom Kellie Brown answers our questions about how she and her husband B.J. chose the baby name Everett Holston for their son.

casual cute boy names
August 27th, 2020

Searching for Casual Cute Boy Names

By Abby Sandel

They know their style: casual, cute boy names. But her favorite choice for a son might be too different. Should they name their baby boy Dill? The Name Sage says probably not, and helps them find more boy names with the same homespun vibe.

flower names for boys
August 17th, 2020

Flower Names for Boys Are Blooming

By Emma Waterhouse

Flower names for boys are a fresh take on nature names, which have proved so popular in recent years. Discover some of our favorite floral boy names here.

vintage boy names
August 12th, 2020

Choosing Vintage Boy Names

By Abby Sandel

They agree on vintage boy names, and yet can’t agree on The Name for this baby! If it’s a girl, she’ll be Sylvie Rae Scott. But what would you choose for Blythe Norah’s little brother?

traditional boy names
August 10th, 2020

Traditional Boy Names: The Ultimate Guide

By Emma Waterhouse

Traditional boy names are cool and classic, and never out of style (although not always popular!) Check out our ultimate guide to finding the perfect one.

bold boy names
July 15th, 2020

Bold Boy Names: A Brother for Wolfie

By Abby Sandel

She loves bold boy names. He has his doubts. They compromised with Alexander “Wolfie” Wolfgang for their first son, but now it’s time to name his brother and they’re stuck. Time to ask the Name Sage.