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January 17th, 2020

Tiago and Thibault: the latest French name trends

By Clare Green

French baby names are a rich source of inspiration, whether you need a name that works in multiple languages or just want something with a fresh, sophisticated sound. Every generation has its own favorite French names. Today, names like Margot, Sylvie and Beau are in vogue for English speakers, while past generations loved Michelle, Annette […]

January 16th, 2020

The Top Global Names Right Now

By Emma Waterhouse

The popularity of baby names is usually country- or even region-specific, with the top names in the US different from those in the UK different from those in Sweden and Spain. But as the world gets smaller, there’s a growing cadre of names that rank highly on the lists of a wide range of countries. […]

January 5th, 2020

Sneak Peek: Scotland’s Top Baby Names of 2019

By Emma Waterhouse

The National Records of Scotland (NRS) has just released its provisional baby name data for 2019! As usual, it’s a gloriously eclectic mix of fashionable British favorites and gorgeous Gaelic gems.

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January 3rd, 2020

Cameron Diaz Welcomes Daughter Raddix!

By Emma Waterhouse

Congratulations are in order for Cameron Diaz and her husband Benji Madden, who announced the birth of their first daughter on Friday. And for those of us who love wild and wonderful celebrity baby names, their choice certainly doesn’t disappoint!

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December 30th, 2019

These Names Are Peaking

By Pamela Redmond

Nameberry’s exclusive count of the baby names that peaked in 2018 reveals favorites, trends, and names that will keep getting more popular.

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December 21st, 2019

Nameberry’s Top Baby Names 2019

By Pamela Redmond

The top baby names of 2019 on Nameberry feature Olivia and Milo at Number 1. Names making the biggest leaps up Nameberry’s 2019 popularity list are Frankie for baby girls and Acacius for baby boys.

December 19th, 2019

Brilliant Baby Names You’re REALLY Using

By Emma Waterhouse

Another year, another batch of utterly brilliant Babyberry names! So far this year, 175 new arrivals have been announced by our international community of friends and followers: 105 girls and 70 boys.

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December 13th, 2019

Names That Will Define the Next Decade

By Pamela Redmond

These are the 100 baby names for girls and boys most likely to define the next decade.

December 11th, 2019

These Cool Winter Baby Names Are Hot, Hot, Hot!

By Emma Waterhouse

Seasonal baby names: would you consider using one? Each year, the Office for National Statistics in England and Wales releases a month-by-month breakdown of the Top 10 baby names for boys and girls. The boys’ side is more or less constant, and so is the girls’… for eleven months of the year, at least.

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December 10th, 2019

These 100+ Names Defined the Decade

By Pamela Redmond

Nameberry analyzes the names on the Top 1000 at the turn of this decade vs. ten years ago and identifies the trends of the 2010s.