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National Joe Day
March 27th, 2020

National Joe Day Celebrates Joes and Jos

By Pamela Redmond

March 27th is National Joe Day — a holiday in celebration of the most All-American of names. Take a look at the history of the name Joe and some of its most famous bearers.

no drama baby names
March 23rd, 2020

No Drama Baby Names Keep Calm

By Emma Waterhouse

No drama baby names feel calm and constant, even in the craziest of times. Not too trendy, not too obscure, and all with a certain elegance and maturity.

blue jean baby names
March 16th, 2020

Blue Jean Baby Names Provide Comfort

By Pamela Redmond

Some baby names are big, flashy, designer choices. And then there are the blue jean baby names: cozy, comfy, quiet, and eminently wearable in everyday life.

December 3rd, 2019

Traditional Boy Names with a Wow Factor

By Abby Sandel

The Name Sage helps this mom find a traditional name with a wow factor for the baby brother of Augusten Emery Axel.

December 1st, 2019

Classic Baby Names Return to Nameberry

By Linda Rosenkrantz

A mix of classic and contemporary names in this month’s berrybaby arrivals, from Kenneth to Elodie.

September 10th, 2019

International Baby Names: Fresh takes on classics

By Linda Rosenkrantz

If you’re looking for a fresh take on a classic name, try translating it into another language and see what great results you get!

August 25th, 2019

Gorgeous Greek Girl Names

By Linda Rosenkrantz

Ancient Greek girl names make great modern choices, here are 14 underused examples, from Acacia to Xanthe.

August 12th, 2019

Biblical Girl Names for Now

By Linda Rosenkrantz

Some unexpected option for girls found in the pages of the New Testament.

July 16th, 2019

Traditional Girl Names with a Twist

By Abby Sandel

The Name Sage has some great suggestions for the name of the sister of Penelope Reese.

June 13th, 2019

70s Dad Names Around the World

By Sophie Kihm

For Father’s Day, a look at what dad names are most likely to be around the world.