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Cool baby names are examined here in news stories and features that look at the subject from a range of angles. What makes a name cool? And what are the coolest names we're hearing today? Read on to learn everything about cool baby names for girls and boys.

September Babyberries Are Bright and Cozy
Mon Oct 04 2021

September Babyberries Are Bright and Cozy

Nameberry’s September birth announcements really give us the warm and fuzzies! The names chosen by our members in the past month feel bright, cozy and familiar – a perfect fit for the new season of crisp fall leaves, glowing fires and pumpkin spice.
Baby Name Trends of 2022
Sat Sep 25 2021

Baby Name Trends of 2022

The baby name trends of 2022 will blend fun and fantasy with more serious themes of hope, strength and spirituality. Here are our Top 10 baby name trends for 2022.
Little Black Dress Names Are Always in Style
Mon Sep 13 2021

Little Black Dress Names Are Always in Style

Little black dress baby names ooze style and sophistication, but they do so with classically understated flair.
Hipster Cowboy Names Buck Tradition
Wed Sep 08 2021

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.
Photography Names Are Picture-Perfect
Tue Sep 07 2021

Photography Names Are Picture-Perfect

Though photography is one of the youngest art forms, there has been enough history to produce an aggregation of interesting names; from Ansel to Imogen to Zanele.
August Babyberry Names Bring It Home
Mon Sep 06 2021

August Babyberry Names Bring It Home

Strong links to heart, home and heritage run through all of the wonderful names chosen by Nameberry members in August.
15 Cool Country Boy Names For Your Little Cowboy
Sat Sep 04 2021

15 Cool Country Boy Names For Your Little Cowboy

Our favorite country boy names capture the spirit of the American West: places and landscapes, cowboys and pioneers, and country music too.
12 Boy Names That Deserve More Love
Mon Aug 30 2021

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.
12 Girl Names That Deserve More Love
Mon Aug 23 2021

12 Girl Names That Deserve More Love

If you're looking for a girl name that feels both fashionable and original, that stands out on its style merits rather than its shock factor – these are our top picks right now.
Cool, Unique Saints’ Names Have Faith and Form
Sat Aug 07 2021

Cool, Unique Saints’ Names Have Faith and Form

There are so many saints' names beyond the obvious; here are some that are both unusual and cool.
80+ Woodsy Names for Boys That Will Make You Want to Have a Son
Thu Aug 05 2021

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.
Badass Princess Names
Wed Aug 04 2021

Badass Princess Names

The Badass Princess names are appealing not because of their sound or even their style, but because of their image. They're a little bit bad, a little bit good, and the perfect combination of both.
Four Elements Baby Names Are Grounded in Nature
Thu Jul 22 2021

Four Elements Baby Names Are Grounded in Nature

Earth, air, fire, and water inspire a class of subtle nature names tied to the classical elements.
Undiscovered Boy Names Have Cool-Factor
Tue Jul 13 2021

Undiscovered Boy Names Have Cool-Factor

Among the 100 best cool undiscovered boys names are several of our all-time favorites: Barnaby and Birch, Fielder and Lorcan, Thackery and Cosimo. Get inspired here.
Spiritual Baby Names: Buddhism-Inspired Choices for the Peaceful Child
Sat Jul 10 2021

Spiritual Baby Names: Buddhism-Inspired Choices for the Peaceful Child

Enlightened choices drawn from the spiritual practice of Buddhism, from new favorites like Bodhi to rarities like Moksha and Om.
July Baby Names Turn up the Heat
Thu Jul 01 2021

July Baby Names Turn up the Heat

July baby names are some of the hottest around, relating to all things summer and sunshine, as well as notable events, figures, and holidays in July.
Lilting Girl Names Lift the Spirits
Thu Jun 24 2021

Lilting Girl Names Lift the Spirits

Double-L-syllable girl names are light and lilting. Lily and Layla are much-loved, and there are many other la-la-lovely options if you're looking for something different.
Dad Names Get a Reboot
Sat Jun 19 2021

Dad Names Get a Reboot

Happy Fathers' Day! If you're a new parent you might not know how much boy names have moved on since you were at school. To inspire you, we've updated favorites of the 1980s and 90s (in other words, Dad Names) for a new generation.
June Baby Names Welcome the Summer!
Tue Jun 01 2021

June Baby Names Welcome the Summer!

June baby names include sweet summery choices meaning sun and sea, as well as names that celebrate June's most famous figures, feasts, and festivals.
Secret Nature Names Bring the Outside In
Mon May 31 2021

Secret Nature Names Bring the Outside In

Secret nature names are the outdoorsy choices with a more subtle connection to the natural world. They still feel fresh and appealing, but they hide their secret nature behind a cool or classic exterior.
The Biggest Baby Name Trends of the Year
Wed May 12 2021

The Biggest Baby Name Trends of the Year

The brand new baby names data gives us our first glimpse at the new decade of baby names, and also shines a light on what new parents were thinking, feeling and hoping during a year like no other.
Initial Names: From AJ to Zee
Tue May 04 2021

Initial Names: From AJ to Zee

Names made from initials are fun, informal nicknames, but they can go straight onto the birth certificate too. Find out which initial names parents are using, plus fun hidden-initial names like Casey and Evie.
A Spring Bouquet of Babyberry Names
Mon May 03 2021

A Spring Bouquet of Babyberry Names

Our April birth announcements are in, and the latest bunch of beautiful Babyberry names feel full of the joys of spring!
100 Best Sci-Fi Names for Children
Sat Apr 24 2021

100 Best Sci-Fi Names for Children

Can science fiction names work in this world too? You bet. Many of our favorite characters have wonderful names, whether classic or modern, that have inspired parents and even kicked off trends. Here are our top 100 sci-fi names for your little intergalactic hero(ine).
Baseball Names Hit It Out of the Park
Thu Apr 22 2021

Baseball Names Hit It Out of the Park

For the new Major League season, we pitch a long list of baseball-related names and nicknames, some more wearable than others.