Sibling Name News
Names for siblings, twins, and other multiples are the focus of the news stories and features in this category. We look at sibling name trends and update the names of new baby sisters and brothers born to notable people.
Wed Oct 06 2021
Name Sage: Naming a Sister for Nora Penelope
Nora Penelope is going to be a big sister! The Name Sage helps her parents find a traditional, slightly offbeat name for their new addition.
Wed Sep 15 2021
Name Sage: Naming a Sister for Harris and Jude
Lisa has two boys named Harris and Jude and doesn’t know where to begin naming a third child. What’s the right name for their new sister?
Wed Sep 01 2021
Name Sage: Debating Another A Name
Alexander and Aurora will soon have a new sister! But will her name begin with an A? Caroline's favorite name doesn't begin with an A, but she frets that she'll regret breaking the pattern.
Wed Aug 18 2021
Name Sage: Choosing Classic Names for Boy-Girl Twins
Their family is growing, but their list of favorites is dwindling with each new arrival. Now they’re naming boy-girl twins and their list is pretty much blank! Time to ask the Name Sage for fresh ideas.
Fri Jul 09 2021
Twin Names: The Ultimate Guide
Twin baby names offer double the challenge but double the fun. Here is our ultimate guide to top twin names, unique twin names, girl twin names, and boy twin names.
Wed Jul 07 2021
Name Sage: Vintage Boy Names to Match Esme
They were thinking of naming Esme’s sister Arden, Imogen, or Sabine. Except it’s a boy! Now they’re back to square one, and asking the Name Sage for some different-but-not-crazy options for their son.
Tue Apr 13 2021
Sibling Names: The Ultimate Guide
The definitive guide to sibling names, including what to consider when naming siblings, popular names for siblings, and unique sibling names.
Thu Mar 18 2021
How I Named My Babies: Rosie Cynthia & Ramsey Terrance
Hayley and Brad welcomed their twins Rosie Cynthia and Ramsey Terrance in April of 2020. We talked with Hayley, who told us all about how she and Brad chose twin names for their babies Rosie and Ramsey.
Thu Feb 11 2021
Celebrity Twin Names
Celebrity twins are a double challenge for our Name Seer Sophie this time. See if you agree with her prophesies and add some of your own!
Wed Feb 10 2021
Name Sage: Spirited Names Match Imogene
They love quirky, vintage picks with plenty of energy. Their first daughter’s name is Imogene Hazel May. Now Imogene is going to be a big sister, and they need a spirited name to match! Time to ask the Name Sage for some fresh ideas.
Sat Jan 30 2021
Backwards Names Have Hidden Meaning
Backwards names are creative and playful, and they’re also genuine baby names. Would you consider using them for siblings, as an honor name, or just for fun?
Thu Jan 28 2021
Sister Names Share Style
Sister names should be coordinated in style — sometimes sound or theme — but not be confusingly close. We take a look at popular and unique sister name combinations, as well as our favorite celebrity examples.
Wed Oct 28 2020
How I Named My Babies: Nico Gianna & Jasper Graham
Alanna Shore, stay-at-home parent, and her husband Keith, artist and art director of Mikkeller Beer, live in Bucks County, Pennsylvania with their four children. In May they welcomed their latest arrivals, twins named Nico Gianna and Jasper Graham. Here, Alanna shares the story of how she and Keith named their babies. How long did it […]
Wed Oct 21 2020
Great Nicknames Shorten Classic Favorites
Great nicknames can transform a solid classic into a cuddly name for a child – and still leave plenty of room to grow! Kalli and her family have used this strategy to name their daughters. Now let’s help them find an equally great nickname/formal name combination for a son. What goes with Lulu, Millie, and Georgie?
Wed Oct 07 2020
Narrowing Down Your Name List
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.
Thu Sep 03 2020
Naming Multiples in Style!
August’s Babyberry birth announcements are in! Several sets of twins and triplets joined the crew this month – find out their amazing names here.
Sun Jul 19 2020
Popular Twin Names
Popular twin names used to appear on the Social Security top baby names site, but alas, no more. But while there hasn't been hard data on the top twin names in the US for a decade, we can extrapolate from the 2010 twin names data to make some educated guesses.
Sun Jul 05 2020
Brother Names: What are your favorites?
Brother names should be compatible in style or sound, but not overly-matched. We hear from you — what would you name brothers? — and add our suggestions.
Wed Jun 03 2020
Name Sage: Choosing Names When You Disagree
Choosing baby names when you and your partner disagree can be tough! The secrets: start early, focus on the qualities you’d like in a name, and get some suggestions from the Nameberry community, too.
Thu Apr 02 2020
March Babyberries Bring Good News!
Our March birth announcements are a welcome ray of sunshine right now! See the beautiful baby names our Berries chose in March, from Apollo to Delphine.
Thu Mar 05 2020
This Is How You Name Multiples In Style!
Nameberry’s February birth announcements include one set of superbly named twin boys and two (!!) sets of triplets. It’s a masterclass in naming multiples!
Mon Feb 24 2020
How to Choose Anagram Names for Large Families
The best anagram names for siblings, beyond Heaven and Nevaeh.
Fri Feb 21 2020
How to Name a Last Baby
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.
Wed Feb 05 2020
Modern Traditional Boy Names
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 […]
Tue Feb 04 2020
Nameberry’s Newest Arrivals Announced!
Our January birth announcements are the perfect way to set the baby name scene for the decade ahead. Fresh nature names and cool Scandi picks on the rise!