Category: Boy Names

By Ashley Richards

Happy Veteran’s Day!  And what a special Veteran’s Day it is, too—the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I!

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They found the perfect name for their daughter – different, but not weird, and with a great meaning. But now they’re expecting a boy. Can lightning strike twice? Let’s see if we can help!

Heidi writes:

I’m due with baby number two (a boy!) in about a month, and still haven’t found even a short list of names that my husband and I can agree on.

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80 Great New Sweet Spot Names

By Linda Rosenkrantz

Ever since we started exploring and writing about baby names, Pam and I have been intrigued by the concept of sweet-spot names, those that fall in that perfect position of not being epidemically popular—so common that their distinctive images to be diluted—yet not extreme enough to raise eyebrows or cause any confusion.

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The Most Popular Baby Names of the Future

by Pamela Redmond Satran

What will be the most popular baby names of 2028? Which names will rise the fastest and which will fall? What unexpected names do we see gaining popularity? And what major baby name trends do we see emerging in the ten years ahead?

We analyzed the Social Security data to create projections for the next ten years of baby names. The exclusive lists that follow are based on our statistical calculations.

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10 Years of Beautiful Babyberry Names

baby girl names

By Emma Waterhouse

A look back at a decade of brilliant baby names, Nameberry style!

It all started with V…

Way back in November 2008, we proudly shared the first ever Babyberry birth announcement: a little girl given the beautiful name Vera Adelaide. Her parents had fallen in love with Vera after stumbling across it on our site, but they were concerned that it might feel too “great-grandma-ish”, having dropped out of the US Top 1000 a quarter century before. But the Berry consensus was that it was a fresh, appealing vintage choice, ripe for revival.

Fast-forward ten years, and how right you were! Elegant international beauty Vera now sits serenely up at #278, and she’s still rising steadily.

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