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.
Fri Nov 18 2022
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!
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.
Fri Oct 14 2022
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..
Mon Oct 03 2022
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.
Thu Sep 29 2022
European Boy Names Have Effortless Style
European boy names don't stop at Leo and Lucas! Here are our favorite stylish, sophisticated, under-the-radar European baby names for boys.
Tue Sep 13 2022
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.
Mon Sep 12 2022
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 Aug 24 2022
How I Named My Baby: Bear Anthony
Jennie and Kristian wanted a short, punchy name with attitude for their baby — the son of two radio presenters. The final decision? Bear Anthony, chosen for its animal ties, flexibility, and memorability.
Mon Aug 08 2022
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.
Sat Aug 06 2022
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 Mingus.
Wed Aug 03 2022
German Baby Names: Ansel, Arno and Ivo
A new generation of German baby names has international appeal.
Thu Jul 21 2022
Baby Name DNA: Introducing the future of baby naming
Baby Name DNA is a revolutionary tool designed to analyze your name style and match you with the perfect names.
Tue Jul 19 2022
Best Z Names for Boys
Looking for an offbeat boy name with lots of energy? These Z names for boys could be for you. Z is uncommon at the start of words in English, so baby names beginning with Z tend to stand out.
Mon Jul 18 2022
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!
Fri Jul 15 2022
Best O Names for Boys
O is for outstanding, and here are 15 boy names starting with that letter that are just that!
Wed Jul 13 2022
Rare Bible Names for Boys
Rare Biblical boy names have never been hotter! A new study crunches the numbers, and we pick the 20 coolest unusual Bible names for boys right now.
Wed Jul 13 2022
Best N Names for Boys
Tired of Noah and Nathan? Here are 15 nifty N names for boys that you don't here in every classroom.
Wed Jul 13 2022
How I Named My Baby: Hugo Kyle
Ashley and Peyton needed a special name for their long-awaited son, and Dad was up to the task. Peyton searched high and low for a name with the right gravitas and shine for their little boy — we talked to him and Ashley about naming Hugo.
Sun Jul 10 2022
Best K Names for Boys
A look at how K names have been overlooked, including 15 kicking K names for boys that we need more recognition.
Fri Jul 08 2022
Best J Names for Boys
The very best boy names starting with the letter J, from Jacoby to Justice.
Wed Jul 06 2022
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.
Mon Jul 04 2022
Best E Names for Boys
For the parent seeking an E name for their son, here are 15 excellent examples, ranging from those with some degree of popularity to a few unexplored possibilities.
Sat Jul 02 2022
Best D Names for Boys
15 fresh and offbeat suggestions for unusual boy names starting with the letter D for parents looking to move beyond Daniel, Dylan, and David.
Fri Jul 01 2022
Best B Names for Boys
15 fresh suggestions for unusual boy names starting with the letter B.
Mon Jun 27 2022
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.