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January 24th, 2020

Where To Find A Cool Vintage Boy Name

By Emma Waterhouse

Cool vintage boy names and how to choose one! From cool retro nicknames, to stylish surnames, to unique vintage boy names which are likely to stay rare.

1920s Girls Names
January 23rd, 2020

Where to Find a Cool Vintage Girl Name

By Sophie Kihm

So you’re looking for a cool vintage girls’ name. It has to have style. It has to have charm! It shouldn’t be common. You refuse to be scoffed at! We get it. Yes, these seemingly elusive qualities are hard to capture all in one name, but hey, that’s why we’re here. We’ve identified one hundred […]

January 16th, 2020

The Top Global Names Right Now

By Emma Waterhouse

The popularity of baby names is usually country- or even region-specific, with the top names in the US different from those in the UK different from those in Sweden and Spain. But as the world gets smaller, there’s a growing cadre of names that rank highly on the lists of a wide range of countries. […]

January 13th, 2020

Top Telegraph Names of 2019 Released

By Emma Waterhouse

Welcome to the world, Paloma Violet Sheherazade and Hippolyte Jean Simon! British broadsheet newspaper The Telegraph is famed for its wonderful, whimsical, oh-so-British baby name announcements. There’s even a long-running Nameberry Forums thread dedicated to the subject.

January 7th, 2020

Dazzling December Babyberry Names

By Emma Waterhouse

It’s our favorite time of the month again! Looking back through the beautiful baby names chosen by our members in December, it’s striking that so many of them were settled upon after that first precious meeting. Sometimes, babies just seem to name themselves (and didn’t they do a fantastic job?) Among the gorgeous girl names […]

December 19th, 2019

15 Great Nature Names for a Christmas Babe!

By Linda Rosenkrantz

Some wonderful nature names for a Christmas baby, from trees like Cedar and Cypress to the fragrant Lavender and Sage.

December 19th, 2019

Brilliant Baby Names You’re REALLY Using

By Emma Waterhouse

Another year, another batch of utterly brilliant Babyberry names! So far this year, 175 new arrivals have been announced by our international community of friends and followers: 105 girls and 70 boys.

December 17th, 2019

Unique Baby Names: Fresh From the Faroes

By Emma Waterhouse

What’s hot in the Faroe Islands? Well… not much, if you’re talking about the weather! This autonomous Danish territory, located in the North Atlantic about halfway between Norway and Iceland, reaches a mean temperature of just 50°F during the summer months. But if it’s unique and unconventional baby names you’re interested in, the recently released […]

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. […]

VSCO girl
December 11th, 2019

What’s in a VSCO Girl Name?

By Sophie Kihm

VSCO girls dominated pop culture in 2019. They popularized natural beauty products, told us all to save the turtles, and somehow even propelled Crocs back into fashion. But unless you know Gen Z girls, you might not completely understand the concept of a VSCO girl. In fact, in Google’s report of their top searches on […]