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celebrity baby names
February 18th, 2020

Name Guru to the Stars: Will Grimes Call Her Baby Tesla?

By Sophie Kihm

Nameberry’s Name Guru to the Stars predicts what celebrities including Elon Musk, Joe Jonas, and Ciara will name their babies.

Irish baby names
February 11th, 2020

New Irish Names Go Global

By Sophie Kihm

These days parents are more willing to embrace a name that may pose a pronunciation challenge, and society, in turn, is more willing to learn how to pronounce them. We’ve got Saoirse and Eilish down pat, so what’s next?

Arabic baby names
January 31st, 2020

Arabic Names Are Going Mainstream

By Clare Green

Arabic baby names are a huge, diverse treasure trove. Here’s our pick of sixteen awesome Arabic names that are on the rise.

Which Celebrity Baby Namer Are You
January 29th, 2020

Which Celebrity Baby Namer Are You?

By Sophie Kihm

Everyone has a celebrity baby namer identity, and we created a quiz to help you find yours.

middle names
January 25th, 2020

Today’s Middle Names Don’t Even Need to Be Names

By Clare Green

Cameron Diaz and Benji Madden’s choice of Wildflower for one of their daughter’s middle names highlights a trend toward meaningful non-names in the middle.

January 20th, 2020

Names Honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

By Linda Rosenkrantz

Remembering some of the important names of people and places in the life of Martin Luther King, Jr.

January 14th, 2020

More Celebrities Delay Baby Name Announcements

By Sophie Kihm

More and more celebrities are choosing to delay the announcement of their children’s names—weeks, months, or even years after the births. In December, Greta Gerwig and Noah Baumbach revealed their son’s name in Vogue, ten months after his birth. (The frustration of waiting for ten months quickly dissolved once we learned his name was Harold […]

January 9th, 2020

Name Guru to the Stars: What will these Celebs Choose?

By Sophie Kihm

While I can’t actually see the future (don’t I wish), I can tell that 2020 is going to be an amazing year for celebrity baby names. Some major starbabies are going to be born this year—celebrities including Anne Hathaway, Richard Gere, and Jenna Dewan are all expecting little ones in 2020.

cameron diaz baby name
January 3rd, 2020

Cameron Diaz Welcomes Daughter Raddix!

By Emma Waterhouse

Congratulations are in order for Cameron Diaz and her husband Benji Madden, who announced the birth of their first daughter on Friday. And for those of us who love wild and wonderful celebrity baby names, their choice certainly doesn’t disappoint!

Celeb Trends 2019
December 12th, 2019

Baby Names Trending in Hollywood

By Sophie Kihm

Celebrities, like with everything else, are tastemakers when it comes to baby names. They set the tone for what’s hot and what’s not, and their choices in names are often the mainstream hits of years to come. We saw many cool celebrity baby names in 2019 with potential to become the hot names of 2020. […]