News on Name Spellings, Sounds and Initials

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January 28th, 2020

This New Tool Can Guess Your Name!

By Emma Waterhouse

Using data on the top baby names by letter from the past 100+ years, this clever new tool can guess your name (or try to, at least). Try it for yourself!

November 14th, 2019

Awesome V Names for Boys

By Linda Rosenkrantz

A variety of vivid V names for boys, from Valentino to Viggo.

November 6th, 2019

Cool Modern Names in the News

By Emma Waterhouse

This week’s name news includes a host of starbaby girls with cool modern monikers, namesake naming at its best (and weirdest), and the secret to choosing a winning name.

October 9th, 2019

Celebrity Baby Names: Valentine and Valentina

By Clare Green

This week’s news includes announcements from two 90s pop icons, girls’ names honoring men, and spelling and pronunciation quandaries.

October 7th, 2019

Best Boy Names Starting with C

By Linda Rosenkrantz

There are so many boy names starting with C! Here we break down the best of the best.

September 24th, 2019

Unique Girl Names Starting with F

By Linda Rosenkrantz

Some unusual girl names beginning with F, from Flavia to Florrie to Fleur.

September 16th, 2019

Gorgeous Girl Names Starting with E

By Linda Rosenkrantz

A cornucopia of E names for girls that go way beyond Emily and Emma.

September 9th, 2019

Unique U-Names for Babies

By Linda Rosenkrantz

U-names for babies are an exclusive group, but look carefully and you’ll find some undiscovered treasures.

September 2nd, 2019

Cool Names: Elowen, Oslo and Otis

By Linda Rosenkrantz

Cool baby name announcements on Nameberry in August, from Adelaide Blake to Zen.

July 30th, 2019

Coolest Short Middle Names for Girls

By Clare Green

Some of the newest and coolest short middle names for girls–and they all rhyme with May!