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Unisex Names News

Unisex 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. Get the latest updates on gender neutral names in these news stories.

Boy Names for Girls Reach New Heights
Wed Jan 31 2024

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 crunch the latest numbers.
200 Unique Word Names You Won’t Find Anywhere Else
Tue Jan 30 2024

200 Unique Word Names You Won’t Find Anywhere Else

Unique word names you won't find anywhere else, crowd-sourced from the Berries.
Unisex Girl Names: the Past, Present, and Future
Sat Jan 20 2024

Unisex Girl Names: the Past, Present, and Future

Names like Everly, Piper and Aubrey are modern, no-frills choices that feel gender-neutral but lean more to the girls. Find out more hot names in this style, plus more that are waiting to be discovered.
Surprisingly International Baby Names
Mon Dec 11 2023

Surprisingly International Baby Names

What are surprisingly international baby names? They're names that are uncommon in the US, but have roots in multiple languages, and work in many more!
Unisex Names That Switched From Boy to Girl
Sun Nov 12 2023

Unisex Names That Switched From Boy to Girl

Think Harper, Lauren, and Madison are girl names? 100 years ago they were given only to boys. Discover 50+ more names that swapped from male to female.
Surnames That Make Great Unisex Baby Names
Sun Oct 08 2023

Surnames That Make Great Unisex Baby Names

100+ cool, modern, unisex last names that are used as first names for equal numbers of boys and girls.
Unisex Baby Names: But Are They Really?
Mon Sep 11 2023

Unisex Baby Names: But Are They Really?

Unisex names are attracting more and more attention for babies of both sexes – but “unisex” doesn’t always mean “gender-neutral”. These unisex baby names are still strongly gendered in the US.
Vintage Surname Names Come Back Around
Sat Sep 09 2023

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.
The Coolest Unisex Nature Names
Sat Aug 26 2023

The Coolest Unisex Nature Names

Cool unisex nature names – from the hottest choices right now, to some unique gender neutral ideas to inspire you!
The Top Unisex Names in Every US State
Sun Aug 20 2023

The Top Unisex Names in Every US State

What's the most popular unisex name where you live? We reveal the most popular names used for both boys and girls in every US state. Some places are in line with national favorites Logan and Avery, while others go their own unique way.
Nonbinary Names Achieve Gender Parity
Fri Aug 11 2023

Nonbinary Names Achieve Gender Parity

Nonbinary names are used in equal numbers for girls and boys. Using the latest data, we've calculated which names qualify as nonbinary today.
50 Rare Gender-Neutral Names Heating Up
Mon Jul 03 2023

50 Rare Gender-Neutral Names Heating Up

Gender-neutral names are getting so popular these days that we see dozens of rare and unique unisex picks finding new favor with parents.
Pride Icon Names Celebrate Diversity
Mon Jun 05 2023

Pride Icon Names Celebrate Diversity

In honor of Pride Month 2023, we've rounded up some of the greatest Pride icon names and the inspiring people and stories behind them.
100 Unique Unisex Middle Names
Sat Jun 03 2023

100 Unique 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.
Don't Name Your Daughter Harper
Fri Jun 02 2023

Don't Name Your Daughter Harper

Harper is a fine name, but after a decade near the top of the list, it's time to look to the next generation of surname names for girls, Goodbye Harper, Madison, Riley, and hello Hollis, Madigan, and Ripley!
America's Top Unisex Names of 2022
Fri May 26 2023

America's Top Unisex Names of 2022

Do you like modern names that work for both girls and boys? Get inspiration from the most popular unisex names right now.
Soft Boy Names Are Sensitive And Strong
Mon Apr 24 2023

Soft Boy Names Are Sensitive And Strong

Soft boy names are the antidote to the hyper-macho names that have been trending in recent years. The new softer sound in male names reflects society's changing perception of masculinity.
Last Names as First Names: Welcome to the Next Wave
Wed Mar 15 2023

Last Names as First Names: Welcome to the Next Wave

Each generation has its own favorite surname baby names. Meet the next wave of up-and-coming last names, and discover cool, fresh alternatives to the popular choices.
100 Unisex Names for Boys
Mon Mar 06 2023

100 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 100+ cool unisex names heading further toward the boys' side.
Baby Name DNA: Name Generator of the Future
Thu Jul 21 2022

Baby Name DNA: Name Generator of the Future

Baby Name DNA is a revolutionary name generator designed to analyze your name style and match you with the perfect names.
The Most Nonbinary Names in Every State
Sat Aug 21 2021

The Most Nonbinary 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.
Gender-Bending Baby Names
Mon Aug 09 2021

Gender-Bending Baby Names

Gender-bending baby names are the choice of many celebrities.
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.
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.