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April 15th, 2020

Boy Names Balance the Traditional and New

By Abby Sandel

She loves rare and unexpected names. He likes to keep it more traditional. Sound familiar? It’s the classic tug-of-war between too-common and too-out-there for this couple. Let’s help them name a brother for Scout Valentine.

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March 14th, 2020

Surname Baby Names Welcome the Next Wave

By Clare Green

Surname baby names go far beyond Carson and Cooper. Here are 30 fresh alternatives.

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March 5th, 2020

This Is How You Name Multiples In Style!

By Emma Waterhouse

Nameberry’s February birth announcements include one set of superbly named twin boys and two (!!) sets of triplets. It’s a masterclass in naming multiples!

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February 24th, 2020

How to Choose Anagram Names for Large Families

By Sophie Kihm

The best anagram names for siblings, beyond Heaven and Nevaeh.

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February 21st, 2020

How to Name a Last Baby

By Emma Waterhouse

Naming a last baby can be a struggle. Honor name, or longtime love? A third B name, or break the pattern? Here are our top tips for naming a final child.

February 19th, 2020

Wanted: A Girls’ Name That’s NOT Popular

By Abby Sandel

Growing up as one of the Emilys has this mom seeking a stand-out name for her daughter. Emily writes: My husband and I are expecting our first child and need some name help! We have a boy name, but are struggling to come up with the right girl name. Growing up as an Emily M., […]

December 18th, 2019

Celtic Baby Names SOS

By Abby Sandel

The Name Sage to the rescue: Helping this family with very specific specifications!

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November 27th, 2019

Family Names Getting More Adventurous

By Pamela Redmond

Thanksgiving means family…and family names. Here’s our ultimate guide to choosing the newest, most creative names with family meaning.

September 17th, 2019

Surname Names for Boys: Help wanted!

By Abby Sandel

The Name Sage is called upon to help find a boy name for this family’s sixth child. Check out her suggestions and vote on the poll!

May 28th, 2019

Dad Names: Updates for Alpha Babes

By Sophie Kihm

How to transform a Millennial dad name into a cool name for a modern Alpha generation boy.