Category: Cool Baby Names

by Linda Rosenkrantz

There’s an undeniable renaissance of vintage nickname names underway, particularly for girls, with Sadie, Josie, Elsie, Evie, and Millie all in the Top 400.  But, folks, this ain’t nothing compared to the avalanche of nickname names found around the turn of the last century.  In 1888, for example, Minnie was up at #8, and there were about 70 more nickname names in the girls’ Top 400.

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80 Great New Sweet Spot Names

By Linda Rosenkrantz

Ever since we started exploring and writing about baby names, Pam and I have been intrigued by the concept of sweet-spot names, those that fall in that perfect position of not being epidemically popular—so common that their distinctive images to be diluted—yet not extreme enough to raise eyebrows or cause any confusion.

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By Emma Waterhouse aka Katinka

Celebrating ten years of the wonderful community YOU helped to create

 When Nameberry first started life a decade ago, little did anyone know that it would soon grow to become the biggest (and best, natch) baby name website in the world. Now with nearly 70,000 names in our extensive database — many of them suggested by our very own knowledgeable members — and new lists, articles and discussions created every day, it’s a truly exhilarating project to be a part of.

So what’s the secret to Nameberry’s success? Well, aside from our hard work and winning personality, we firmly believe that a key reason is… YOU!

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The Very Coolest Baby Names Right Now

There are thousands of cool baby names, but which are the very coolest? We’ve pulled together a collection of 28 names ancient and modern, traditional and invented, that all share a contemporary image of cool. Which ones do you think are the coolest?

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Autumn Baby Names: The awesome oranges

by Linda Rosenkrantz

Fall is in the air, and one of its most vivid visual symbols is that of the blazing colors of autumn leaves as they turn—the vivid reds and yellows and oranges. If you’d like to use the season of your baby’s birth as name inspiration, one focus for autumn baby names is the color orange —the fruit, as well as flowers, gems and people.

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