News on Name Spellings, Sounds and Initials

names ending in -er
May 13th, 2020

Cool Baby Names: The -Er Names

By Pamela Redmond

Many of the coolest names today, especially for boys, end in -er, a sound that’s shared by biblical names (Asher), nature names (Winter), occupational names (Booker), bad boy names (Breaker), and even names that don’t technically end in -er, such as Oscar. Here are dozens of cool er-ending choices.

Short baby names
March 6th, 2020

Celebrities Love Short Names, and So Do We!

By Clare Green

Short names are flavor of the month for starbabies, and we love them too. Here are 12 different styles of mini-names to consider.

November 14th, 2019

Awesome V Names for Boys

By Linda Rosenkrantz

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

November 12th, 2019


By Laura Dunphy

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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 18th, 2019

Leo Baby Names: Cool names in the leonine loop

By Sophie Kihm

Lots of names in the Leo family for girls and boys, inside and out of the Top 1000.