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Category: Nature, Place and Word Names

By Linda Rosenkrantz

A large percentage of parents-to-be are looking for a name that is instantly recognizable yet distinctive, especially appealing and yet not overly popular—aka a sweet-spot name.  Well, a readymade place to look for names that fit that perfect fitting in/standing out trope is in the very lower depths of the Social Security popularity list.  We’ve found 50 boy names that measure up—a mix of vintage faves, international possibilities and a few surprising word, place and nicknames. All of them were given to fewer than 300 baby boys across the country last year.

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By Clare Green

Valentine’s Day baby names come in many forms, from the obvious Valentine/Valentina, through names that mean love like Esme and Cerys, to those with a more subtle connection.

Today, we present word names on a Valentine’s theme. Modern English word names are a style that just keeps growing, and the twelve on this list are a mix of rising favorites and rarities still waiting to be discovered. Although they all link to Valentine’s Day, they’re lovely names for February babies or indeed, those born every day of the year.

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Colorful Baby Names: Violet, Navy and Grey

By Clare Green

This week’s news includes an assault on the senses with colorful and tasty names, what’s hot in Sweden and the Netherlands, and changing your mind on your baby’s name.

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By Clare Green

This week’s news includes baby names inspired by volcanoes, rivers, footballers, Beatniks, Norse myth…and some very original inventions.

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Unique Baby Names, Nameberry Style!

By Emma Waterhouse

As part of our recent 10th anniversary celebrations, we took a lingering look back across a whole decade of brilliant Babyberry birth announcements: from sweet, vintage Vera Adelaide to suave Sterling Atlas. So many incredible names!

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