Baby Name News
Mon Oct 18 2021
New Top Baby Names UK Announced!
The top baby names 2020 UK are hot off the press! Check out the latest data on popular baby names in England and Wales, including the new Top 100 baby names UK and the biggest risers and fallers of the past year.
Sun Oct 17 2021
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.
Thu Oct 14 2021
Hispanic Heritage Names: Inspirational Namesakes
Hispanic heritage names honor Latinx and Spanish celebrities and heroes, from Rita Moreno to Carmelo Anthony.
Wed Oct 13 2021
How I Named My Baby: Julian Belle
When Allyson and Chris Smith were expecting their third baby, there was only one name on the list — Julian. They named their daughter Julian Belle, a traditionally masculine name that feels perfect for their gender-neutral sibset. We spoke to Allyson about unisex names, family middles, and how she and Chris landed on Julian Belle.
Mon Oct 11 2021
Rainbow Baby Names Honor and Comfort
Rainbow baby names can be a way to remember the past and look to the future. Be inspired by names meaning comfort and hope, storms and rainbows, and other ways to honor memories in a name.
Sat Oct 09 2021
America's Next Top Baby Names
Which rare names are destined to become America's next top baby names? The Nameberry team predicts the top baby names of the future from names currently given to fewer than 20 babies.
Thu Oct 07 2021
Canadian Names Unite the Nation
Canada's top baby names can be elusive, we've rounded up the most popular names in every province, and the most distinctive Canadian names for babies now.
Wed Oct 06 2021
Name Sage: Naming a Sister for Nora Penelope
Nora Penelope is going to be a big sister! The Name Sage helps her parents find a traditional, slightly offbeat name for their new addition.
Tue Oct 05 2021
October Baby Names Spook and Delight
October baby names reference Halloween, the autumn season, and so much more. If you're expecting an October baby, check out our guide to October baby names.
Mon Oct 04 2021
September Babyberries Are Bright and Cozy
Nameberry’s September birth announcements really give us the warm and fuzzies! The names chosen by our members in the past month feel bright, cozy and familiar – a perfect fit for the new season of crisp fall leaves, glowing fires and pumpkin spice.
Sat Oct 02 2021
Top City Baby Names
The top city baby names in the US are different from the top names in the country and distinct from each other.
Thu Sep 30 2021
My Name, My Story: Zara
Guest writer Zara Zong tells the story of the names she was given, in China and America, and the name she chose for herself.
Tue Sep 28 2021
Keeping the Tradition Alive: 150+ Years of Ursula and Mildred
Ursula Amatrudo-Roman is a part of a multi-generational naming tradition, where the women name their daughters after their own mothers. For over a century, these women have been alternately named Ursula and Mildred. Will she continue the tradition for her own daughter?
Mon Sep 27 2021
Tamil Baby Names Honor Heritage
Tamil baby names are rich in history and heritage. Discover a selection of the best authentic Tamil names with positive meanings here!
Sun Sep 26 2021
Do You *Really* Know What These Names Mean?
You've looked up the meaning of your favorite name, you love it... and then another source says it means something totally different! How do you know which one is right? Aili Winstanley Channer explains why, for many well-known names, there's room for both.
Sat Sep 25 2021
Baby Name Trends of 2022
The baby name trends of 2022 will blend fun and fantasy with more serious themes of hope, strength and spirituality. Here are our Top 10 baby name trends for 2022.
Wed Sep 22 2021
How I Named My Baby: Cade Bennett
For New York City couple Dara and Cory, naming their son Cade turned into a family affair. We talked to Dara about Jewish naming traditions, showbiz names, and how she and Cory chose the name Cade Bennett for their little boy.
Wed Sep 22 2021
Top Last Names in the US: Origins and Meanings
The top last names in the US with their origins and meanings.
Tue Sep 21 2021
Libra Baby Names Strike a Balance
Libra baby names are as harmonious as the scales that represent the sign. Find inspiration for naming your Libra child in this full guide.
Sat Sep 18 2021
Authors Get to Name Everyone!
Most fiction authors get to name a whole world of characters — but getting it right is a fine art. Author Maria Frazer shares her top tips for choosing names that enhance your story and keep your readers on board.
Wed Sep 15 2021
Name Sage: Naming a Sister for Harris and Jude
Lisa has two boys named Harris and Jude and doesn’t know where to begin naming a third child. What’s the right name for their new sister?
Tue Sep 14 2021
Kylie Jenner's Baby Names: The Name Guru to the Stars Weighs In
Kylie Jenner's baby names are a source of much speculation in the celebrity baby names arena. Our Name Guru to the Stars predicts baby names for Kylie Jenner, Jennifer Lawrence, Olivia Munn, and more.
Mon Sep 13 2021
Little Black Dress Names Are Always in Style
Little black dress baby names ooze style and sophistication, but they do so with classically understated flair.
Sun Sep 12 2021
British Names: the Ultimate Guide
If you love all things British — or are a proud Brit yourself — these are the names for you. Our ultimate guide covers what's currently popular in the UK, quirky British favorites and trends like double-barreled names, starbabies, royal babies and more. Pour yourself a cup of tea and enjoy!
Thu Sep 09 2021
Outrageous Baby Names You Might Just Fall in Love With
These names — from Aviatrix to Zeppelin — are extravagant, long, rare, wordy. Whether you'd use them or not, we think you might just like them!