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Unisex Baby Name News

Unisex baby names, those that can be used for both boys and girls, are the topic of the news stories here, from names that have changed gender identity over time to names that are used for both sexes today.

Unisex Surnames Have Universal Style
Sat Oct 23 2021

Unisex Surnames Have Universal Style

100+ cool, modern, unisex surnames that are used as first names for equal numbers of boys and girls.
The Most Gender-Neutral Names in Every State
Sat Aug 21 2021

The Most Gender-Neutral Names in Every State

Are Angel and Amani gender-neutral? It depends where you live. We found the names in every state that were given to exactly the same number of girls and boys. Prepare for some surprises, and maybe some new names for your list.
The Top Unisex Names in Every US State
Thu Aug 12 2021

The Top Unisex Names in Every US State

What's the most popular unisex name where you live? We reveal the most popular name in every state that's used for both girls and boys. Some places are in line with national favorites Avery and Riley, while others go their own unique way.
Gender-Bending Baby Names
Mon Aug 09 2021

Gender-Bending Baby Names

Gender-bending baby names are the choice of many celebrities.
Vintage Surname Names Come Back Around
Thu Jun 17 2021

Vintage Surname Names Come Back Around

Vintage surname names? Yes, this modern trend isn't so modern after all. See the top surname names from a century ago, along with unique choices from our secret source.
Pride Icon Names Celebrate Diversity
Thu Jun 10 2021

Pride Icon Names Celebrate Diversity

In honor of Pride Month 2021, we've rounded up some of the greatest Pride icon names and the inspiring people and stories behind them.
America's Top Unisex Names of 2020
Sat Jun 05 2021

America's Top Unisex Names of 2020

Do you like modern names that work for both girls and boys? Get inspiration from the most popular unisex names right now.
Baby Name DNA: Introducing the future of baby naming
Tue Jun 01 2021

Baby Name DNA: Introducing the future of baby naming

Baby Name DNA is a revolutionary tool designed to analyze your name style and match you with the perfect names.
Unisex Names Across the Atlantic
Sun May 23 2021

Unisex Names Across the Atlantic

Unisex names are more complex than you'd think! We take a deep dive into the data to reveal the top unisex names with a totally different gender balance in the US vs UK.
Unique Unisex Names for Boys
Sat Apr 17 2021

Unique Unisex Names for Boys

Looking for a boy name that's stylish without shouting masculinity? These names are both unisex and rare, going beyond gender and standing out in their own right.
The Coolest Unisex Nature Names
Tue Mar 09 2021

The Coolest Unisex Nature Names

Cool unisex nature names – from the hottest choices right now, to some unique gender neutral ideas to inspire you!
Cool Unisex Middle Names
Mon Feb 15 2021

Cool Unisex Middle Names

Cool unisex middle names are a great way to liven up a conventional first name or make a traditionally gendered name feel more gender neutral.
Truly Gender-Neutral Names Achieve Gender Parity
Tue Jan 26 2021

Truly Gender-Neutral Names Achieve Gender Parity

Truly gender-neutral baby names are used in equal numbers for girls and boys. Using the latest data, we've calculated which names qualify as gender-neutral today.
Unisex Girl Names Keep Evolving
Thu Jan 07 2021

Unisex Girl Names Keep Evolving

Names like Everly, Piper and Aubrey are modern, no-frills choices that feel gender-neutral but lean more to the girls. See which names in this style are hot now, and what’s waiting to be discovered.
Unique Unisex Names for Girls
Thu Dec 03 2020

Unique Unisex Names for Girls

These unique baby girl names have a unisex feel and a lot of style.
Gender Neutral Names Changing Direction
Fri Nov 06 2020

Gender Neutral Names Changing Direction

Is Sage more likely to be a boy or a girl? Some surprising shifts in the directions of unisex names.
How I Named My Babies: Nico Gianna & Jasper Graham
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 […]
Surprisingly International Baby Names
Sun Oct 25 2020

Surprisingly International Baby Names

What are surprisingly international baby names? They’re names that are super-rare in the US, but have roots in multiple languages, and work in many more!
31 Unisex Names for Boys
Wed Oct 07 2020

31 Unisex Names for Boys

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.
Fall’s Biggest Name Trend: Econames
Tue Oct 06 2020

Fall’s Biggest Name Trend: Econames

Hot new trend alert! Econames is the latest Fall fad, and we’re talking about all the top choices from Branch to Bear to Bay.
Unisex Baby Names that Morphed from Boy to Girl
Thu Jul 30 2020

Unisex Baby Names that Morphed from Boy to Girl

What do Harper, Harley, Eden and Emery have in common? They crossed the gender line from more male to more female. Here are more names that switched.
200 Unique Word Names You Won’t Find Anywhere Else
Wed Jul 01 2020

200 Unique Word Names You Won’t Find Anywhere Else

Unique word names you won't find anywhere else, crowd-sourced from the Berries.
Boy Names for Girls Reach New Heights
Tue Jun 16 2020

Boy Names for Girls Reach New Heights

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.
Surname Baby Names Welcome the Next Wave
Sat Mar 14 2020

Surname Baby Names Welcome the Next Wave

Surname baby names go far beyond Carson and Cooper. Here are 30 fresh alternatives.
Their Name is Nonbinary
Mon Dec 16 2019

Their Name is Nonbinary

Nonbinary names, used nearly equally for baby boys and girls, seem especially appropriate in the Year of They.