old-fashioned names
August 13th, 2020

Old-Fashioned Names Are New Again

By Linda Rosenkrantz

These once-dowdy names are among the fastest-rising in the US, the Olives and Oscars, the Sadies and Silases of tomorrow.

illegal baby names
July 7th, 2020

Illegal Baby Names Banned Around the World

By Sophie Kihm

These illegal baby names are so outrageous, they wound up in court.

Surprising word names
April 23rd, 2020

Word Names You Won’t Believe

By Sophie Kihm

Where will the craze for turning words into baby names end? Nowhere, as these outrageous choices prove.

Fantastic Beasts names
November 16th, 2018

Fantastic Names

By Pamela Redmond

The fantastic names of Fantastic Beasts and whether they can work for a muggle baby.

September 27th, 2018

The Very Coolest Baby Names Right Now

By Pamela Redmond

A collection of the very coolest baby names today.

September 23rd, 2018

Autumn Baby Names: The awesome oranges

By Linda Rosenkrantz

To commemorate the approach of Autumn we offer a dozen names related to orange, that most autumnal of colors

September 15th, 2018

Urban Prairie Names

By Pamela Redmond

Urban Prairie names are both sophisticated and innocent, country and city, traditional and edgy.

August 9th, 2018

The Ultimate Guide To Game Of Thrones Names

By joesatran

by Joe Satran SPOILER ALERT: This post contains some spoilers for Game of Thrones through the end of season 7. Read at your own risk! HBO’s Game of Thrones is so popular that it verges on national myth. Everyone, it seems, knows the bare outlines of the series. And for millions of viewers, it’s a […]

Harry Meghan baby name
July 19th, 2018

How Meghan & Harry’s Baby Name Could Honor Diana

By joesatran

by Pamela Redmond Satran Now that Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are officially the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, the next big even we can look forward to is a royal baby — and a royal baby name. The name possibilities for Harry and Meghan’s theoretical children are wider and more wonderful than they’ve been […]

May 31st, 2018

Top City Names For Babies

By joesatran

Looking for a name that sounds worldly and sophisticated? You might want to try looking at a map or atlas. More parents than ever are picking finding baby name inspiration from mountains, countries and, especially, cities. Here’s how popular city names have become: There are now more girls under the age of 18 named Madison […]