Cool Baby Name News

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 girl names ad cool boy names. You can also search lists of Cool Baby Names.

Ancient Roman Names For Modern Babies
Mon Apr 15 2024

Ancient Roman Names For Modern Babies

Find out how the Romans really named their children — and which names from ancient Rome are making a comeback today.
100 Best Sci-Fi Names for Children
Tue Apr 09 2024

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).
Long Baby Names: The Ultimate Guide
Mon Apr 08 2024

Long Baby Names: The Ultimate Guide

Long baby names are the perfect match for shorter surnames, and come packed with nickname potential. See our favorite long names for boys and girls!
Italian Place Names: Straight From The Map
Wed Apr 03 2024

Italian Place Names: Straight From The Map

Italy's cities, islands, and even rivers can make great baby names! We dive into all the Italian place names that parents are using now, from popular choices like Siena to rarities like Venice and Loreto.
Cool Girl Names: Charmed Circles
Tue Apr 02 2024

Cool Girl Names: Charmed Circles

Cool girl names that become popular tend to form clusters with similar sounds or meanings. Here are some of the coolest charmed circles of girl names now.
Baseball Names Hit It Out of the Park
Thu Mar 28 2024

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.
Fairy Tale Names Cast Magic Spell
Sat Mar 23 2024

Fairy Tale Names Cast Magic Spell

Looking for a baby name with an extra bit of enchantment? Consider one of these unique baby names from fairy tales.
250+ Best Boy Names A-Z
Tue Mar 19 2024

250+ Best Boy Names A-Z

Explore the coolest boy names A-Z. Read on for an alphabetical A-Z list of the coolest boy names right now, encompassing a range of styles, origins and popularity levels.
250+ Best Girl Names A-Z
Mon Mar 18 2024

250+ Best Girl Names A-Z

Wondering where to start naming a baby girl? Check out our top picks for each letter of the alphabet. From evergreen classics to modern trendsetters, we've got all the inspiration you need.
New Popular Irish Names Revealed
Sun Mar 17 2024

New Popular Irish Names Revealed

The latest popular Irish names data has just been released, and it’s a treasure trove of fascinating options from the Emerald Isle! Explore the biggest risers and fallers of the year, as well as some of the hottest name trends in Ireland right now.
The Baby Names That Should Be on Everyone's List
Wed Mar 06 2024

The Baby Names That Should Be on Everyone's List

The names that should be on everyone's list for 2024 are the most stylish up-and-coming choices for the year ahead. We've identified 50 names — sourced from our Nameberry popularity charts, celebrity birth announcements, movies and television shows, and of course, our own intuition — that feel just right for 2024 babies.
March Baby Names Let The Sunshine In!
Sat Mar 02 2024

March Baby Names Let The Sunshine In!

In like a lion, out like a lamb. March baby names usher in the spring, so fresh nature names abound in our round-up of the best names for March babies.
Active Verb Baby Names for Leap Year Babies
Thu Feb 29 2024

Active Verb Baby Names for Leap Year Babies

There is a whole category of energetic word names for boys that practically leap off the page.
Baby Names Before 1850
Wed Feb 28 2024

Baby Names Before 1850

What did parents name their children before official records began? Records from a hundred years ago show that the choices go far beyond John and Mary — and some of them could inspire you today.
Kindercore Names Evoke Nostalgia
Sat Feb 17 2024

Kindercore Names Evoke Nostalgia

Kindercore names harken back to childhood, referencing beloved characters we all grew up with. We explore this new trend, as seen in recent celebrity babies Bambi, Cosmo, and Malibu Barbie.
How to Choose Your Baby's Godparents
Fri Feb 09 2024

How to Choose Your Baby's Godparents

How to choose your baby's godparents? Here are the ins and out of making the best choice of godparents for your child.
Boho Baby Names Defy Convention
Mon Feb 05 2024

Boho Baby Names Defy Convention

Boho baby names are free-spirited, creative and down-to-earth – qualities that many modern parents aspire to for their children. Explore 100+ beautiful bohemian names for your little wandering spirit.
In Defense of Emma and Ethan: Ten Good Reasons to use a Common Name
Thu Jan 25 2024

In Defense of Emma and Ethan: Ten Good Reasons to use a Common Name

In case you've dismissed a name because it was super popular, this convincing argument by Appellation Mountain's Abby Sandel might change your mind.
Hipster Baby Names Are So Uncool, They’re Cool
Tue Jan 23 2024

Hipster Baby Names Are So Uncool, They’re Cool

Hipster baby names are unusual, trend-defying choices that get style points for just how quirky or out of style they are. In 2024, we're ushering in a new generation of names that qualify.
The Best Cool Undiscovered Boy Names
Thu Jan 18 2024

The Best Cool Undiscovered Boy Names

Among the 100 best cool undiscovered boy names are several of our all-time favorites: Barnaby and Inigo, Fielder and Lorcan, Humphrey and Thackery. Get inspired here.
Each State's Unique Favorite Name on Nameberry
Wed Jan 03 2024

Each State's Unique Favorite Name on Nameberry

We crunched the numbers to find each state's quirky favorite baby name. Find out which state is into Jacaerys and which state prefers Jupiter in our exclusive analysis of the unique favorite names in each state.
Baby Name Trends of 2024
Tue Jan 02 2024

Baby Name Trends of 2024

Baby name trends for 2024 reflect parents' values, aesthetics, and identities, coinciding with a society-wide shift in parenting. Discover 10 of our top trend forecasts for the year ahead.
Heroine Names for Girls Rise Up!
Mon Dec 18 2023

Heroine Names for Girls Rise Up!

Dramatic heroine names are big, bold and beautiful – and they're on the rise! We've rounded up 100 of the coolest choices, with the best badass namesakes.
New Names on Nameberry in 2023: Part 2!
Tue Dec 12 2023

New Names on Nameberry in 2023: Part 2!

The newest additions to the Nameberry database range from international names, nature names, virtue names, and recent celebrity and pop culture choices.
Surprisingly International Baby Names
Mon Dec 11 2023

Surprisingly International Baby Names

What are surprisingly international baby names? They're names that are uncommon in the US, but have roots in multiple languages, and work in many more!