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.
Thu May 11 2023
Rihanna's Baby Name Revealed!
Two days before his first birthday, Rihanna and A$AP Rocky's son's name has been revealed. Find out the meaningful, musical moniker they gave their baby boy.
Fri May 05 2023
Khloe Kardashian Reveals Son's Name — Tatum Robert!
Khloe Kardashian's baby boy's name is finally revealed — Tatum Robert! Read all about this gender-neutral celebrity baby name and see how well it pairs with the other Kardashian kid names.
Wed May 03 2023
How I Named My Baby: Arrow Lee
Arizona couple Sarah and Dave looked everywhere for baby name inspiration, but nothing was sticking until Sarah came across the poem "On Children" by Kahlil Gibran. A light bulb went off, and Sarah knew her son had to be Arrow, a symbolic and poetic name.
Sun Apr 30 2023
O Boy! The Best Boy Names Ending in O
Boy names ending in O have include plenty of cool options to suit every style, from Arlo to Zeno.
Mon Apr 24 2023
Soft Boy Names Are Sensitive And Strong
Soft boy names are the antidote to the hyper-macho names that have been trending in recent years. The new softer sound in male names reflects society's changing perception of masculinity.
Fri Apr 21 2023
Muslim Baby Names Are Full of Meaning
Good meanings are a fundamental principle of all Muslim baby names. Explore some of the most popular Muslim names for boys and girls, as well as some rare Muslim baby names with great meanings.
Mon Apr 10 2023
Extravagant Boy Names Stand Out
Extravagant boy names and where to find them! A treasure trove of stand-out choices for bold baby namers and those looking for a dramatic name for a character or pet.
Sun Apr 02 2023
Transforming Top to Uncommon Boy Names
If you like popular boy names but not, well, their popularity, consider one of the uncommon boy names that can be used as a substitute.
Wed Mar 22 2023
How I Named My Baby: Townes Sterling
Stevi and Matt Savage, ex-pats living in Mexico, needed a rare and round name to fit with their older children's: Rhodes and Paloma. By chance, they stumbled upon Townes — a perfect match in more ways than one!
Mon Mar 20 2023
250+ Best Boy Names A-Z
Explore the coolest boy names A-Z. Read on for an alphabetical A-Z list of the coolest boy names right now, encompassing a range of styles, origins and popularity levels.
Mon Mar 13 2023
Transforming Top to Uncommon Male Dog Names
100 cooler substitutes for the most popular male dog names. Kenji for Benji!
Mon Mar 06 2023
100 Unisex Names for Boys
Unisex baby names trending male don't get a lot of press, but they should! We've crunched the numbers to uncover 100+ cool unisex names heading further toward the boys' side.
Mon Feb 27 2023
200 Best Twin Boy Names 2023
Good twin boy names have the right strength, style, and vibe for this year. We've gathered our top 100 sets of twin names for boys — 200 names total — that fit the bill. Styles such as Southern twin boy names and badass twin boy names are featured here, along with unique twin boy names, and even matching twin boy names!
Wed Feb 22 2023
How I Named My Baby: Maverick James
Bret and Stephen always thought their firstborn would be named McCole — until they found Maverick. Despite being a modern name, Maverick has a family connection that Bret and Stephen couldn't pass up.
Sun Jan 29 2023
How to Make Classic Boy Names Unique
Classic boy names come in many variations that slide up and down the popularity scale. Here's how to make your traditional favorite more rare.
Sat Jan 21 2023
Last Names for Boys: Cool and Fresh Choices
If you love names like Mason, Hunter and Brooks but are looking for something less popular, we've got you covered. Surname names for boys are an ever-growing trend, but there are still plenty of underused options, whether you like occupational names, rockstar heroes, or a last name with a cute nickname.
Thu Jan 19 2023
The Many Names of David Bowie
Names of the Master of Reinvention; from David to Bowie to Ziggy to Mars!
Fri Dec 16 2022
Trending Boy Names
New parents — those who haven't spent much time around today's babies — may not be up on today's trending boy names. Take a look at some of the most unexpectedly trendy boy names in the US right now.
Thu Dec 08 2022
All-American Boy Names
American baby names feel rugged and individualistic. They also capture the American spirit in a way that more traditional names might not.
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.
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.
Wed Aug 03 2022
German Baby Names: Ansel, Arno and Ivo
A new generation of German baby names has international appeal.
Mon Aug 01 2022
Best C Names for Boys
There are so many boy names starting with C! Here we break down the best of the best.
Thu Jul 21 2022
Baby Name DNA: Name Generator of the Future
Baby Name DNA is a revolutionary name generator 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.