News, features, and analysis on naming a baby boy today, including updates on name popularity, usage, and studies on boys' names around the world. Learn about all the baby boy names in the news.
Sat Nov 25 2023
Aiden Names: the Rise And Fall of a Mega-Trend
A deep dive into the explosion of names rhyming with Aidan in the 21st century.
Fri Nov 17 2023
Boy Names: Some Popular Name Cliques
Trendy boy names come in clusters, so if you want to avoid a name that *feels* popular, here are some key groups to watch out for!
Fri Oct 27 2023
Strong Boy Names: The Ultimate Guide
Strong boy names are a powerful trend right now. We round up 100+ of the boldest and best strong names for boys..
Wed Oct 25 2023
I Named My Son Liam Before It Got Popular
Many parents worry that our favorite name is about to be the Next Big Thing. That's exactly what happened to Kathleen Donohoe and her husband, who named their son Liam shortly before it shot to the top of the charts. Find out why they have no regrets, and how Liam's name fits perfectly into the story of their family.
Tue Oct 03 2023
Where To Find A Cool Vintage Boy Name
Cool vintage boy names and where to find them! Explore some of our top recommendations here, from edgy retro nicknames, to stylish surnames, to unique vintage boy names which are likely to stay rare.
Fri Sep 29 2023
150+ European Baby Boy Names
European boy names don't stop at Leo and Lucas! Here are our favorite stylish, sophisticated, under-the-radar European baby names for boys.
Fri Sep 22 2023
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.
Tue Sep 12 2023
Traditional Boy Names: The Ultimate Guide
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.
Wed Sep 06 2023
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.
Wed Aug 30 2023
How I Named My Baby: Koda Florian
Under pressure to use family names, Cinthia and Ben bucked tradition and went with the modern and meaningful name Koda for their baby boy. Despite initial family pushback, everyone agrees that Koda Florian is the perfect name for their little osito.
Mon Aug 28 2023
100+ Best Boy Names Ending in a Vowel
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!
Wed Aug 23 2023
New Geek Chic Names For Boys
Whether you call them hipster, nerdy, funky-clunky or Grandpa names, there’s no denying that geek chic names for boys are cool.
Wed Aug 16 2023
How I Named My Baby: October Teddy
Michelle and Neil gave all of their children names with great stories, but were feeling stuck when it came to naming their son. That is, until they found the name October. A baseball connection for Dad and an Anne of Green Gables link for Mom made October the perfect choice for their baby boy.
Thu Aug 10 2023
12 Boy Names That Deserve More Love
Looking for a boy name that feels both fashionable and original, that stands out for its rarity but fits with current trends? Read on for our top picks right now.
Fri Aug 04 2023
Nickname Spotlight: Getting to Gus
Do you love the nickname Gus, but would prefer a more unusual route to it than August or Augustus? Here's a world of options ranging from familiar Angus to rare gems like Finegas.
Thu Jul 20 2023
Flower Names for Boys Are Blooming
Flower names for boys are a fresh take on nature names, far rarer and more unexpected than their female counterparts. Discover some of our favorite floral boy names here.
Thu Jul 13 2023
Stunning Spanish Names for Girls and Boys
20 of our favorite Spanish names that deserve to be used worldwide.
Sun Jul 09 2023
Exploring the Meaning of Julian
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.
Sat Jul 08 2023
Brother names should be compatible in style or sound, but not overly matched. We identify the top sets of brother names, unique pairs, and the best examples from the celebrisphere.
Wed Jun 28 2023
How Chrissy Teigen and John Legend Are Leading Baby Name Trends
Chrissy Teigen and John Legend have proven themselves celebrity baby naming champions for the fourth time by naming their newborn son Wren Alexander. Their choice is right on trend with a growing interest in unisex names for baby boys, according to an exclusive analysis by Nameberry.
Wed Jun 28 2023
How I Named My Baby: Cleo Cruize
Growing up with a prophetic name, Brittany Johnson always wanted her children to have a similar experience. She and Tyrice chose Cleo Cruize for their son, a name ripe with meaning, cultural history, honor, and prophecy.
Thu Jun 22 2023
100+ Rare Boy Names You Don’t Know (Yet!)
These unique boy names are largely unknown, but totally usable. Test your name knowledge with our A-Z of super rare boy names from all over the world.
Sun Jun 18 2023
Dad Names: Does Yours Make the List?
Today's Dad Names were the coolest boy names of the 1980s and 1990s (and no doubt are now the coolest dads!). How many of these did you go to school with?
Wed Jun 07 2023
Unique Boy Names A to Z
A selection of our favorite boy names that have roots and history, but are unique (or at least rare!) on kids today.
Fri May 19 2023
100 Best Boy Names Below the Top 1000
Unique boy names – from the uncommon to the truly unconventional – have boomed in recent years. We take a systematic look at a selection of the best boy names to suit all tastes, ranking below the Top 1000.