Baby Name Advice

challenging family traditions
November 18th, 2020

Challenging Family Traditions

By Abby Sandel

Challenging family traditions can make naming a child even harder! The Name Sage talks through an expectant mom’s best options for finding a compromise.

multilingual names
November 14th, 2020

Picking the Perfect Multilingual Name

By Clare Green

A name that works across languages AND which you love? No problem — read our top tips for getting the balance right.

confronting name regret
November 4th, 2020

Confronting Name Regret

By Abby Sandel

They’ve brought their new baby home, but now they’re confronting name regret. Let’s work through their best options for re-naming their daughter. But should they re-spell her name, use her middle, or start fresh entirely?

narrowing down your name list
October 7th, 2020

Narrowing Down Your Name List

By Abby Sandel

Narrowing down your name list can be the hardest part! Let’s help Jessie choose the right name for Eloise June’s new sister from her top favorites: Annabelle, Marceline, and Sylvie.

celebrity name theft
September 23rd, 2020

Handling Celebrity Name Theft

By Abby Sandel

The Name Sage weighs in on a case of celebrity name theft. They’ve long planned to name their new daughter Lyra. With just weeks to go, does Ed Sheeran’s announcement change their plans?

rare Celtic girl names
September 9th, 2020

Finding Rare Celtic Girl Names

By Abby Sandel

They’re bold baby namers, but finding rare Celtic girl names for their new daughter has them stumped. Should they venture into other categories of names, or is there something they haven’t considered that works with Mairead and Fergus?

casual cute boy names
August 27th, 2020

Searching for Casual Cute Boy Names

By Abby Sandel

They know their style: casual, cute boy names. But her favorite choice for a son might be too different. Should they name their baby boy Dill? The Name Sage says probably not, and helps them find more boy names with the same homespun vibe.

bold boy names
July 15th, 2020

Bold Boy Names: A Brother for Wolfie

By Abby Sandel

She loves bold boy names. He has his doubts. They compromised with Alexander “Wolfie” Wolfgang for their first son, but now it’s time to name his brother and they’re stuck. Time to ask the Name Sage.

romantic boy names
June 17th, 2020

Name Sage: Finding Romantic Boy Names

By Abby Sandel

They’re naming a brother for Ophelia. After agreeing on her name instantly, they’re stumped this time around. Time to find some long, romantic boy names. Check out the Name Sage’s suggestions, and share yours, too!

twin girl names
June 9th, 2020

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.