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Vintage Nicknames
June 9th, 2020

Vintage Nicknames Refresh Classic Names

By Sophie Kihm

Traditional names that need a style revival can find it with an unexpected vintage nickname. These retro short forms will make you reconsider all of the classics.

Extinct Baby Names
May 19th, 2020

Extinct Names That Should Stay Extinct

By Sophie Kihm

These extinct names from 1920 made us cringe and laugh (and cringe again). We’re glad to say that these names are long gone — and never coming back!

April 29th, 2020

16 Surprising Saints Names for Babies

By Linda Rosenkrantz

16 surprising saints names for baby boys and girls that are both spiritual and stylish.

Offbeat boy names
March 4th, 2020

Choosing Offbeat Boy Names

By Abby Sandel

They named their first son Ralph because they found it traditional, but approachable; a little bit different, but still cuddly and fun. Now let’s find more offbeat boy names to help name Ralph’s brother!

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.

1920s Girls Names
January 23rd, 2020

Where to Find a Cool Vintage Girl Name

By Sophie Kihm

So you’re looking for a cool vintage girls’ name. It has to have style. It has to have charm! It shouldn’t be common. You refuse to be scoffed at! We get it. Yes, these seemingly elusive qualities are hard to capture all in one name, but hey, that’s why we’re here. We’ve identified one hundred […]

Little Women names
December 26th, 2019

Little Women Sets New Name Trends

By Pamela Redmond

The new Little Women movie is sure to set lots of style trends, including one for names from its Civil War era, particularly Jo and Louisa.

October 22nd, 2019

New Geek Chic Names For Girls

By Emma Waterhouse

Here are the newest geek-chic names for girls, from Albertine to Winifred.

October 21st, 2019

New Geek Chic Names For Boys

By Emma Waterhouse

Whether you call them hipster, nerdy, funky-clunky or Grandpa names, there’s no denying that geek chic names for boys are cool.

October 17th, 2019

Ghost Names for Babies

By Sophie Kihm

To celebrate Halloween here are ten scary real-life ghost names for babies.