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naming a last baby
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., […]

baby name struggle
February 10th, 2020

The Art of the (Baby Name) Breakup

By Laura Dunphy

Baby name struggle? You’re not alone. Top tips from our resident baby name relationship counselor on how to break up with those on-off name loves in style!

modern traditional boy names
February 5th, 2020

Modern Traditional Boy Names

By Abby Sandel

If it’s a girl, they’re all set. If it’s a boy, this kiddo is currently nameless! Time to call in the Name Sage. Jordan writes: I am expecting baby number three in April and my husband and I cannot agree on a single boy name. We are not finding out the gender this go around […]

January 22nd, 2020

Baby Naming Rules for the New Year

By Abby Sandel

These seven smart resolutions can help you make a naming decision you’ll never regret.

baby naming questions
January 8th, 2020

Burning Baby Naming Questions

By Abby Sandel

As Nameberry’s resident Name Sage, I hear all sorts of baby naming questions. While every short list and situation is just a little different, a few big themes repeat. And even though my answers vary based on circumstances, some things remain true. With a fresh new year upon us, let’s talk about those enduring questions […]

December 18th, 2019

Celtic Baby Names SOS

By Abby Sandel

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

twin girl names
December 9th, 2019

Twin Girl Names Link in Fresh Ways

By Pamela Redmond

Twin girl names in 2020 can be connected by sound, style, or origin, but not all at the same time. Twin names should be linked yet distinct.

December 3rd, 2019

Traditional Boy Names with a Wow Factor

By Abby Sandel

The Name Sage helps this mom find a traditional name with a wow factor for the baby brother of Augusten Emery Axel.

family names
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.