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New Top Baby Names UK Announced!
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.
Nicknames: The Ultimate Guide
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.
Hispanic Heritage Names: Inspirational Namesakes
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.
How I Named My Baby: Julian Belle
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.
Rainbow Baby Names Honor and Comfort
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.
America's Next Top Baby Names
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.
Canadian Names Unite the Nation
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.
Name Sage: Naming a Sister for Nora Penelope
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.
October Baby Names Spook and Delight
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.
September Babyberries Are Bright and Cozy
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.
Top City Baby Names
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.
My Name, My Story: Zara
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.
Keeping the Tradition Alive: 150+ Years of Ursula and Mildred
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?
Tamil Baby Names Honor Heritage
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!
Do You *Really* Know What These Names Mean?
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.
Baby Name Trends of 2022
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.
How I Named My Baby: Cade Bennett
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.
Top Last Names in the US: Origins and Meanings
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.
Libra Baby Names Strike a Balance
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.
Authors Get to Name Everyone!
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.
Name Sage: Naming a Sister for Harris and Jude
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?
Kylie Jenner's Baby Names: The Name Guru to the Stars Weighs In
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.
Little Black Dress Names Are Always in Style
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.
British Names: the Ultimate Guide
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!
Outrageous Baby Names You Might Just Fall in Love With
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!