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names and maternal age
July 12th, 2020

Younger Parents Most Adventurous Baby Namers

By Emma Waterhouse

Offical US stats on popular baby names by maternal age are hard to come by, so we’ve used our own data to investigate how age influences our naming style.

most popular names 2020
June 28th, 2020

Most Popular Baby Names 2020…so far

By Pamela Redmond

The most popular baby names of 2020 feature two new winners, Luna and Milo, and one name whose popularity is faltering since the pandemic.

boy names ending in o
June 26th, 2020

Boy Names Ending in O Suit Every Style

By Clare Green

With options from Milo to Makaio to Maximiliano, there’s something for every style.

mom names
June 18th, 2020

Mom Names Get Younger

By Pamela Redmond

Today’s Mom Names are yesterday’s Cool Girl Names.

Boy names for girls
June 16th, 2020

Boy Names for Girls Reach New Heights

By Pamela Redmond

Ever met a girl named Ezra? It’s more common than you might think. Parents are increasingly using boy names for girls — we have the numbers.

unisex names trending male
June 7th, 2020

These 31 Unisex Names Are Going to the Boys

By Emma Waterhouse

Unisex baby names trending male don’t get a lot of press, but they should! We’ve crunched the numbers to uncover 30+ cool names heading further toward the boys’ side – as well as 18 more we’re watching.

lockdown names
May 31st, 2020

Top Lockdown Names Are Simple, International, and Heroic

By Pamela Redmond

The top lockdown baby names share the qualities of simplicity, global consciousness, and heroic strength.

Baby Boy On Floor With Toy Dog
May 24th, 2020

Old Man Names Get a New Lease of Life

By Emma Waterhouse

Old man names for babies are finally following their female counterparts into the spotlight. Find out where your name style falls on the cool-clunky scale!

100 best baby names 2020
May 18th, 2020

Best Baby Names 2020

By Emma Waterhouse

What are the best baby names for 2020? Here is Nameberry’s take on the 100 names that should be on every parent’s list right now.

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.