Last month we gave a Nameberry shout-out to the moms of best-named babies in the past year, so how could we not do the same thing for the dads on Father’s Day? Again, we were looking for names with a real sense of style, a spark of originality, an eye for vintage treasure—and in one case even some playful gender-bending.
Nip/Tuck star Dylan Walsh picked a delicate French import for his daughter. We’re seeing that as Emily loses its luster, the lovely Gallic Amelie, brought into view via the romantic eponymous 2001 film, is beginning to widen its appeal. Belle is a popular middle name adding a note of southern charm to any name.