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unique word names
March 11th, 2020

200 Unique Word Names You Won’t Find Anywhere Else

By Emma Waterhouse

Put that dictionary down! We’ve crowdsourced 200 wonderfully unique word names for babies, from Aviatrix to Zeal. See our pick of the bunch here.

Fairy tale baby names
March 3rd, 2020

Fairy Tale Names Cast Magic Spell

By Sophie Kihm

Looking for a baby name with an extra bit of enchantment? Consider one of these unique baby names from fairy tales.

fashion baby names
February 28th, 2020

Fashion Runways Set Hottest New Name Trends

By Emma Waterhouse

High fashion baby names: inspired by Fashion Week, these are the top trends to look out for if you want to be stylishly ahead-of-the-curve (or not!)

moon names
February 12th, 2020

100 Magical Moon Names Rising

By Emma Waterhouse

Moon names for babies shouldn’t stop at Luna! We take a look at some of the best rare moon-inspired baby names for boys and girls, from Aruna to Umbriel.

truly unique baby names
February 6th, 2020

Truly Unique Names You’ll Never Meet IRL

By Emma Waterhouse

Truly unique baby names we can (almost) guarantee you’ll never hear in the wild! From Anstice to Zennor, these 20 cool choices have never charted in the US.

rare biblical boy names
January 30th, 2020

Rare Biblical Boy Names Are Booming

By Emma Waterhouse

Rare Biblical boy names have never been hotter! A new study crunches the numbers, and we pick the 20 coolest unusual Bible names for boys in 2020.

January 24th, 2020

Where To Find A Cool Vintage Boy Name

By Emma Waterhouse

Cool vintage boy names and how to choose one! From cool retro nicknames, to stylish surnames, to unique vintage boy names which are likely to stay rare.

January 15th, 2020

Popular Dutch Names We Should Steal

By Sophie Kihm

Dutch baby names are a small but mighty subset of international baby names. The most popular Dutch name in the US is Skylar, a variation of the surname Schuyler. Rhett, which derived from the Dutch surname de Raedt, and Van, a Dutch preposition, also rank in the US Top 1000.

January 13th, 2020

Top Telegraph Names of 2019 Released

By Emma Waterhouse

Welcome to the world, Paloma Violet Sheherazade and Hippolyte Jean Simon! British broadsheet newspaper The Telegraph is famed for its wonderful, whimsical, oh-so-British baby name announcements. There’s even a long-running Nameberry Forums thread dedicated to the subject.

cameron diaz baby name
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!