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

The Top Names We’re Watching for 2023
Mon Nov 28 2022

The Top Names We’re Watching for 2023

These 23 cool names are on our personal watch list for 2023. Expect these to rise in the year ahead!
What’s Your Thanksgiving Name?
Thu Nov 24 2022

What’s Your Thanksgiving Name?

Thanksgiving names are festive and traditional. Take our latest quiz and we'll tell you which name matches your Thanksgiving personality.
Boy Names: Some Popular Name Cliques
Fri Nov 18 2022

Boy Names: Some Popular Name Cliques

Trendy boy names come in clusters, so if you want to avoid a name that *feels* popular, here are some key groups to watch out for!
Choctaw Names Tell Stories
Sat Nov 12 2022

Choctaw Names Tell Stories

Guest blogger Angel Thomas, aka Dantea, shares names from the Choctaw side of her heritage.
Cherokee Names Are All-American
Thu Nov 03 2022

Cherokee Names Are All-American

Drawing from her own background, Angel Thomas looks at the naming practices, and the names themselves, of the Cherokee culture.
Best J Names for Girls
Sat Oct 29 2022

Best J Names for Girls

Girl names that start with J are less common than you might expect: there are only two in the Top 100 baby names. Read our recommendations for the best J names, from classics like Josephine and Joy, to modern favorites like Journey.
Unique Twin Names to Inspire
Thu Oct 20 2022

Unique Twin Names to Inspire

Unique twin names can be a challenge to find, but also great fun! Here are some uncommon twin name pairings with subtle connections to inspire you.
Baby Name Trends: The Hottest Name Trends of 2023
Tue Oct 18 2022

Baby Name Trends: The Hottest Name Trends of 2023

Baby name trends for 2023 reflect a palpable shift in mood, style and identity born of the seismic events of the past few years. Discover 10 of our top trend forecasts for the year ahead.
Where To Find A Cool Vintage Boy Name
Mon Oct 03 2022

Where To Find A Cool Vintage Boy Name

Cool vintage boy names and where to find them! Explore some of our top recommendations here, from edgy retro nicknames, to stylish surnames, to unique vintage boy names which are likely to stay rare.
Photography Names Are Picture-Perfect
Tue Sep 20 2022

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.
Hipster Cowboy Names Buck Tradition
Tue Sep 13 2022

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.
The Best Badass Princess Names
Fri Sep 09 2022

The Best 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.
16 Wild Baby Names You're About to Hear a Lot More Of
Mon Sep 05 2022

16 Wild Baby Names You're About to Hear a Lot More Of

What are the eyebrow-raising choices of today that have the potential to become the popular names of tomorrow? We analyzed our site statistics from the past six months to identify 16 outlandish baby names currently trending upwards in a big way.
50 Rare Gender-Neutral Names Heating Up
Mon Aug 29 2022

50 Rare Gender-Neutral Names Heating Up

Gender-neutral names are getting so popular these days that we see dozens of rare and unique unisex picks finding new favor with parents.
Baby Name Trends - The Hottest Name Trends of 2022
Sun Aug 28 2022

Baby Name Trends - The Hottest Name Trends of 2022

The top baby name trends of 2022 blend fun and fantasy with more serious themes of hope, strength and spirituality.
These Names Are At Their Peak
Sat Aug 27 2022

These Names Are At Their Peak

Want a name the whole world will fall in love with? Our exclusive analysis reveals the names that rank higher now than ever before. Popular and rare, classic and unique, they're in the prime of their lives.
Little Black Dress Names Are Always in Style
Fri Aug 19 2022

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.
Unique Saint Names Have Faith and Form
Fri Aug 12 2022

Unique Saint Names Have Faith and Form

There are so many inspiring saint names beyond the obvious candidates. Here are a selection of favorites that are both unusual and stylish.
Nonbinary Names Achieve Gender Parity
Thu Aug 11 2022

Nonbinary Names Achieve Gender Parity

Nonbinary names are used in equal numbers for girls and boys. Using the latest data, we've calculated which names qualify as nonbinary today.
Secret Nature Names Bring the Outside In
Tue Aug 09 2022

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.
12 Boy Names That Deserve More Love
Mon Aug 08 2022

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.
Nickname Spotlight: Getting to Gus
Sat Aug 06 2022

Nickname Spotlight: Getting to Gus

Do you love the nickname Gus, but would prefer a more unusual route to it than August or Augustus? Here's a world of options ranging from familiar Angus to rare gems like Mingus.
12 Girl Names That Deserve More Love
Thu Aug 04 2022

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.
Midsummer Baby Names Dazzle and Delight
Mon Aug 01 2022

Midsummer Baby Names Dazzle and Delight

Our most recent Babyberry birth announcements are full of sweet and surprising choices perfect for the sunny summer season! From sleek summery names like Alba and Quill to dramatic rarities like Gwyniveth and Beowulf, read the stories behind them here.
Best Z Names for Boys
Tue Jul 19 2022

Best Z Names for Boys

Looking for an offbeat boy name with lots of energy? These Z names for boys could be for you. Z is uncommon at the start of words in English, so baby names beginning with Z tend to stand out.