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International Baby Name News

Here you�ll find news about names around the world, including popularity updates and analysis of name usage and style in a range of countries and cultures.

New Top Baby Names UK Announced!
Mon Oct 18 2021

New Top Baby Names UK Announced!

The top baby names 2020 UK are hot off the press! Check out the latest data on popular baby names in England and Wales, including the new Top 100 baby names UK and the biggest risers and fallers of the past year.
Hispanic Heritage Names: Inspirational Namesakes
Thu Oct 14 2021

Hispanic Heritage Names: Inspirational Namesakes

Hispanic heritage names honor Latinx and Spanish celebrities and heroes, from Rita Moreno to Carmelo Anthony.
Canadian Names Unite the Nation
Thu Oct 07 2021

Canadian Names Unite the Nation

Canada's top baby names can be elusive, we've rounded up the most popular names in every province, and the most distinctive Canadian names for babies now.
My Name, My Story: Zara
Thu Sep 30 2021

My Name, My Story: Zara

Guest writer Zara Zong tells the story of the names she was given, in China and America, and the name she chose for herself.
Tamil Baby Names Honor Heritage
Mon Sep 27 2021

Tamil Baby Names Honor Heritage

Tamil baby names are rich in history and heritage. Discover a selection of the best authentic Tamil names with positive meanings here!
British Names: the Ultimate Guide
Sun Sep 12 2021

British Names: the Ultimate Guide

If you love all things British — or are a proud Brit yourself — these are the names for you. Our ultimate guide covers what's currently popular in the UK, quirky British favorites and trends like double-barreled names, starbabies, royal babies and more. Pour yourself a cup of tea and enjoy!
Real Romani Baby Names Make History
Sat Aug 28 2021

Real Romani Baby Names Make History

Unearthing a fascinating collection of old Romani names that were used in England around the turn of the last century.
These French Baby Names Are Cooler Than You
Sat Aug 14 2021

These French Baby Names Are Cooler Than You

The most popular baby names in France are full of inspiration if you're looking for a head-turningly cool name that most English-speakers haven't discovered yet. Who's up for a playdate with Capucine, Timéo, or Auguste?
Scandinavian Boy Names Hit the Sweet Spot
Sat Jul 31 2021

Scandinavian Boy Names Hit the Sweet Spot

What's your Scandi style? Whether you want to celebrate Nordic heritage or just love Scandinavian culture, we've got boy name ideas to inspire you, from classics like Eric and Carl to hot favorites like Axel and Soren.
Muslim Baby Names Are Full of Meaning
Mon Jul 19 2021

Muslim Baby Names Are Full of Meaning

Good meanings are a fundamental principle of all Muslim baby names. Explore some of the most popular Muslim names for boys and girls, as well as some rare Muslim baby names with great meanings.
Girl Names You Never Knew Were in the Top 50
Sat Jul 17 2021

Girl Names You Never Knew Were in the Top 50

These much-loved girl names are all in the Top 50... just not in the USA! We've picked out 50 of the best baby girl names from international popularity charts, as inspiring choices that are fresh and unusual, but shared with sisters around the world.
Spiritual Baby Names: Buddhism-Inspired Choices for the Peaceful Child
Sat Jul 10 2021

Spiritual Baby Names: Buddhism-Inspired Choices for the Peaceful Child

Enlightened choices drawn from the spiritual practice of Buddhism, from new favorites like Bodhi to rarities like Moksha and Om.
Turkish Names Delight and Inspire
Sat Jun 12 2021

Turkish Names Delight and Inspire

What are the most popular Turkish names in the US? Discover one of the hottest new cultures in the American charts.
Cornish Baby Names Blend Ancient and Modern
Sat May 29 2021

Cornish Baby Names Blend Ancient and Modern

If you are looking for a name with Celtic heritage and a unique yet oddly familiar ring – then look no further than the offerings from Cornwall.
Unisex Names Across the Atlantic
Sun May 23 2021

Unisex Names Across the Atlantic

Unisex names are more complex than you'd think! We take a deep dive into the data to reveal the top unisex names with a totally different gender balance in the US vs UK.
Spanish Names Trending in the US
Thu May 20 2021

Spanish Names Trending in the US

Spanish is the second language of the USA, and beautiful Spanish baby names feature prominently on the US charts. We look at the hottest Spanish names and trends in the US right now.
Australia's Top Baby Names of 2020
Thu May 13 2021

Australia's Top Baby Names of 2020

Fresh in from Australia! Discover the biggest trends in Aussie baby names, from soft vowels to laid-back nicknames, and see how they compare to the rest of the world.
Royal Baby Names Rule
Thu Apr 15 2021

Royal Baby Names Rule

Our ultimate guide to royal names! Discover popular and classic names fit for a king or queen, see what today’s princely parents are naming their children, and check out more names with regal meanings.
Top Nameberry Names Around the World Now
Mon Apr 12 2021

Top Nameberry Names Around the World Now

Ever wondered what names are popular with Nameberry visitors in your country? We crunch the latest numbers.
Modern Jewish Baby Names Pay Homage to Heritage
Sat Mar 27 2021

Modern Jewish Baby Names Pay Homage to Heritage

In honor of Passover, we’re looking at the best modern Jewish baby names that will help you honor your heritage in a stylish way.
Top Baby Names in Scotland 2020
Fri Mar 26 2021

Top Baby Names in Scotland 2020

Scotland's most popular names combine international favorites, British style, and uniquely Scottish choices. Discover the new top girl name, the very long-running top boy name, and some of the hottest names for Scottish parents today.
Irish Baby Names Celebrate St. Patrick's Day
Wed Mar 17 2021

Irish Baby Names Celebrate St. Patrick's Day

Happy St Patrick's Day! We're celebrating Irish baby names of all kinds with a look at the top Irish name trends in the US and in Ireland, as well as unique Irish options to consider.
When British Names Stand Out
Tue Mar 16 2021

When British Names Stand Out

An American name nerd's fantasy — moving to England, where the names are fanciful and posh. Or are they? Guest blogger Gabrielle Carolina gives us an expat's perspective of naming habits across the pond.
Welsh Names Celebrate St David’s Day
Mon Mar 01 2021

Welsh Names Celebrate St David’s Day

In honor of Wales's national festival, this is our guide to the coolest, cutest and most romantic Welsh names.
Maori Names Take the Stage
Mon Feb 22 2021

Maori Names Take the Stage

Māori names range from cool international favorites like Ari and Maia to rare gems like Aroha and Matui. We round up some of the best Māori baby names and their meanings.