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January 9th, 2020

Name Guru to the Stars: What will these Celebs Choose?

By Sophie Kihm

While I can’t actually see the future (don’t I wish), I can tell that 2020 is going to be an amazing year for celebrity baby names. Some major starbabies are going to be born this year—celebrities including Anne Hathaway, Richard Gere, and Jenna Dewan are all expecting little ones in 2020.

Little Women names
December 26th, 2019

Little Women Sets New Name Trends

By Pamela Redmond

The new Little Women movie is sure to set lots of style trends, including one for names from its Civil War era, particularly Jo and Louisa.

Celeb Trends 2019
December 12th, 2019

Baby Names Trending in Hollywood

By Sophie Kihm

Celebrities, like with everything else, are tastemakers when it comes to baby names. They set the tone for what’s hot and what’s not, and their choices in names are often the mainstream hits of years to come. We saw many cool celebrity baby names in 2019 with potential to become the hot names of 2020. […]

December 12th, 2019

Time To Be More Greta!

By Emma Waterhouse

Greta Thunberg: TIME Person of the Year 2019 92 years ago, TIME magazine named American aviator Charles Lindbergh its first “Man of the Year”. Fast-forward to 2019, and not only has the feature been renamed “Person of the Year”, but it’s been announced that the chosen candidate this year is a sixteen-year-old schoolgirl from Stockholm.

VSCO girl
December 11th, 2019

What’s in a VSCO Girl Name?

By Sophie Kihm

VSCO girls dominated pop culture in 2019. They popularized natural beauty products, told us all to save the turtles, and somehow even propelled Crocs back into fashion. But unless you know Gen Z girls, you might not completely understand the concept of a VSCO girl. In fact, in Google’s report of their top searches on […]

December 5th, 2019

Coolest Celebrity Names of 2019

By Linda Rosenkrantz

2019 celebrity names included a British royal, a Reality royal and many other cool choices, from Birdie Mae to Story Grey.

December 4th, 2019

Baby Yoda, meet Baby Yara

By Emma Waterhouse

From (Baby) Yoda to Yara, a look at the pop culture-inspired names that have gone from zero to hero faster than you can say Khaleesi.

November 28th, 2019

Influencers Inspire December Baby Names

By Linda Rosenkrantz

Baby name inspiration from the young social media and other cool Influencers of today–all of them born in December

November 26th, 2019

Teddi Mellencamp Needs a Name for her Daughter!

By Sophie Kihm

Teddi Mellencamp Arroyave has put the call out on Instagram—she needs help choosing a name for her baby! Teddi Mellencamp—daughter of rockstar John Mellencamp and current cast member of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills—is expecting a baby girl with her husband Edwin Arroyave. The couple have a seven-year-old daughter named Slate Angel and a […]

November 25th, 2019

Are These Stars Guilty of Namenapping?

By Sophie Kihm

Last month, Lauren Conrad named her son Charlie Wolf—the same name as Zooey Deschanel’s son born two years earlier. There are no hard feelings between the two, with Deschanel telling US Weekly, “That was so weird, right? I don’t think she knew it.” Conrad, in her statement to the magazine, said, “It sounds like I’m […]