Baby Name News
Wed Mar 22 2023
Ancient Roman Names For Modern Babies
Find out how the Romans really named their children — and which names from ancient Rome are making a comeback today.
Wed Mar 22 2023
How I Named My Baby: Townes Sterling
Stevi and Matt Savage, ex-pats living in Mexico, needed a rare and round name to fit with their older children's: Rhodes and Paloma. By chance, they stumbled upon Townes — a perfect match in more ways than one!
Tue Mar 21 2023
Aries Baby Names Catch Fire
Aries baby names are hot hot hot! Much like the people born with an Aries sun sign, names for Aries babies possess moxie, courage, and whole lot of fire.
Mon Mar 20 2023
250+ Best Boy Names A-Z
Boy names have undergone a real style revolution in recent decades, with parents of boys more willing than ever to branch out from the timeless traditional names that dominated the American cultural landscape for generations. Explore the coolest choices A-Z right now.
Sun Mar 19 2023
250+ Best Girl Names A-Z
Wondering where to start naming a baby girl? Check out our top picks for each letter of the alphabet. From evergreen classics to modern trendsetters, we've got all the inspiration you need.
Sat Mar 18 2023
Nicknames: The Ultimate Guide
Nicknames are one of the most fun parts of naming, as they often take on a life of their own. Whether you are planning your child's nickname carefully or leaving it to chance, you'll find inspiration here to suit all styles.
Fri Mar 17 2023
New Popular Irish Names Revealed
The latest popular Irish names data has just been released, and it’s a treasure trove of intriguing options from the Emerald Isle! Explore the biggest risers and fallers of the year, as well as some of the hottest name trends in Ireland right now.
Thu Mar 16 2023
Fairy Tale Names Cast Magic Spell
Looking for a baby name with an extra bit of enchantment? Consider one of these unique baby names from fairy tales.
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.
Tue Mar 14 2023
Boho Baby Names Defy Convention
Boho baby names are free-spirited, creative and down-to-earth – qualities that many modern parents aspire to for their children. Explore 100+ beautiful bohemian names for your little wandering spirit.
Mon Mar 13 2023
Transforming Top to Uncommon Male Dog Names
100 cooler substitutes for the most popular male dog names. Kenji for Benji!
Sun Mar 12 2023
Transforming Top to Uncommon Female Dog Names
If you won't use a Top 100 name for your baby, you shouldn't use a Top 100 name for your dog. We offer cool replacements for the most popular female dog names.
Sat Mar 11 2023
Baby Names Before 1850
What did parents name their children before official records began? Records from a hundred years ago show that the choices go far beyond John and Mary — and some of them could inspire you today.
Fri Mar 10 2023
Fanciful Girl Names Go Over-the-Top
Fanciful girl names are long, feminine, and on the rise. We look at the top elaborate names for girls, as well as over-the-top choices that nobody is using.
Thu Mar 09 2023
Celebrity Baby Name Tattoos
Celebrities who have paid tribute to their children with baby name tattoos — from conventional to crazy.
Wed Mar 08 2023
How I Named My Baby: Laíla Brooke
After naming their first daughter Lariah Braé, Dr. Laria and Bradford Herod were looking for a B name for their second girl. But when they told Lariah about her almost-name, Laíla Brooke, she convinced them to go with their former favorite instead.
Tue Mar 07 2023
Inspirational Names of Forgotten Feminists
Discover 20 of the most intriguing obscure names belonging to some incredible forgotten feminists from around the world.
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.
Sun Mar 05 2023
20 Questions Every Baby Namer Should Ask
With ever-increasing baby name options, you need a way to narrow the search — fast. Answer these 20 questions every baby namer should ask to find a description of your perfect name in five minutes or less.
Sat Mar 04 2023
1930s Names Making a Comeback
What names are in line to be the next to be revived? Following the 100 Year Rule, we look at the names that peaked in the 1930s to find the best candidates for resurrection.
Fri Mar 03 2023
Maori Names Take the Stage
Māori names range from cool international favorites like Ari and Maia to rare gems like Aroha and Matiu. We round up some of the best Māori baby names and their meanings.
Thu Mar 02 2023
March Baby Names Let The Sunshine In!
In like a lion, out like a lamb. March baby names usher in the spring, so fresh nature names abound in our round-up of the best names for March babies.
Wed Mar 01 2023
Welsh Names Celebrate St David’s Day
In honor of Wales's national festival, enjoy our guide to the coolest, cutest and most romantic Welsh names.
Tue Feb 28 2023
60+ Good Names with Bad Meanings
Good names with bad meanings exist, and you might be surprised to discover some of the most popular names of all time among them. Here are 60+ of the best. Read them at your peril!
Mon Feb 27 2023
200 Best Twin Boy Names 2023
Good twin boy names have the right strength, style, and vibe for this year. We've gathered our top 100 sets of twin names for boys — 200 names total — that fit the bill. Styles such as Southern twin boy names and badass twin boy names are featured here, along with unique twin boy names, and even matching twin boy names!