Unusual Baby Name News

victorian baby names
October 26th, 2020

Victorian Baby Names Revive an Era

By Emma Waterhouse

Victorian baby names feel fresh and strong, even as other vintage names rise up the charts. We round up the best popular and unique Victorian picks.

uncommon baby names
October 16th, 2020

100+ Uncommon Baby Names

By Pamela Redmond

Uncommon baby names can be unusual in a wide range of ways, from rare to literally unique, culturally out of place to ancient or invented.

Irish baby names
October 15th, 2020

Irish Baby Names: Rare in the US

By Emma Waterhouse

These rare Irish baby names are all well loved in their native land, but virtually unknown outside of it. And, crucially, all are simple to say and spell!

October 6th, 2020

Fall’s Biggest Name Trend: Econames

By Sophie Kihm

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.

september birth announcements
October 1st, 2020

Mighty Middle Names Add Fun!

By Emma Waterhouse

Nameberry’s September birth announcements include some seriously cool and original middle names – the perfect way to add pizzazz to a baby name combo!

long baby names
September 28th, 2020

Long Baby Names: The Ultimate Guide

By Emma Waterhouse

Long baby names are the perfect match for shorter surnames, and come packed with nickname potential. See our favorite elaborate picks for boys and girls!

flower names for boys
August 17th, 2020

Flower Names for Boys Are Blooming

By Emma Waterhouse

Flower names for boys are a fresh take on nature names, which have proved so popular in recent years. Discover some of our favorite floral boy names here.

em baby names
August 6th, 2020

Em Baby Names Still Surprise!

By Linda Rosenkrantz

Em baby names don’t have to stop at Emma, Emily and Emmett! We’ve gathered 50+ uncommon and unique Em names for both sexes, which still have the wow factor.

rare international names
July 23rd, 2020

150+ Rare International Names to Discover

By Emma Waterhouse

Rare international names abound in this list of intriguing unknown names suggested by our members! Discover 150+ unique names from all around the world.

illegal baby names
July 7th, 2020

Illegal Baby Names Banned Around the World

By Sophie Kihm

These illegal baby names are so outrageous, they wound up in court.