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.

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.
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!
How Not to Choose the Next Big Baby Name
Sat Dec 09 2023

How Not to Choose the Next Big Baby Name

How do you avoid choosing the top baby name of the future? Crystal balls at the ready! Here are our five top tips for predicting the future popularity of your favorite names.
Hanukkah Baby Names Glow Bright
Thu Dec 07 2023

Hanukkah Baby Names Glow Bright

Hanukkah baby names move beyond those of the Maccabees. For your modern Hanukkah baby, we have eight fashionable Hebrew names that mean light.
Arctic Names: Cool and Wild
Tue Dec 05 2023

Arctic Names: Cool and Wild

A flurry of ice-cool names evocative of Arctic nature, weather and places.
These Were the Top Baby Names of 2023
Mon Dec 04 2023

These Were the Top Baby Names of 2023

You read them, we rank them. Take a peek at the hottest names with parents-to-be right now, led by Luxury (really?) and Royal.
The Top Names We're Watching for 2024
Wed Nov 29 2023

The Top Names We're Watching for 2024

The Nameberry editorial team shares their predictions for fast-rising baby names of 2024 — including nature names, pop-culture-inspired choices, gender-neutral names, and some truly surprising picks.
What’s Your Thanksgiving Name?
Thu Nov 23 2023

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 17 2023

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 11 2023

Choctaw Names Tell Stories

Guest blogger Angel Thomas, aka Dantea, shares names from the Choctaw side of her heritage.
Cherokee Names Are All-American
Fri Nov 03 2023

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.
When Should You Share Your Baby’s Name?
Thu Nov 02 2023

When Should You Share Your Baby’s Name?

At what point did you reveal your baby's name?
30 Great Names You’re Not Using!
Sun Oct 29 2023

30 Great Names You’re Not Using!

Great names given to only 10 babies in 2022, from Anselm to Zanna.
Unique Twin Names to Inspire
Sat Oct 21 2023

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.
Most Popular Baby Names 2023 So Far: Mid-Year Edition
Fri Oct 20 2023

Most Popular Baby Names 2023 So Far: Mid-Year Edition

Find out the Top 100 most-viewed names on Nameberry this year, featuring much-loved favorites, and daring new names in the top spots for boys and girls.
These Names Are New to Us (And Maybe You Too)
Wed Oct 18 2023

These Names Are New to Us (And Maybe You Too)

There's a great big world of names out there, and we're constantly discovering new choices. We asked our editorial team to share their latest name discoveries — read on for 16 new-to-us names that may be new to you, too!
These Names Are At Their Peak
Thu Oct 05 2023

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.