Baby Name News
Sat May 08 2021
Best New Baby Names in the Top 1000
The latest baby name chart is here, and there are 88 new entries in the Top 1000. Find the full list of up-and-coming names here, plus our pick of the best.
Fri May 07 2021
Top Baby Names 2020 Revealed!
The official top baby names of 2020 are here — Olivia and Liam hold on to the top spots!
Wed May 05 2021
Name Sage: Finding a Dutch English Compromise for a Son
Westen’s little brother is here – and nameless! Should he be Silas or Willas? And if not one of those names, what works in Dutch as well as English – and goes with big brother Wes? The Name Sage weighs in with some fresh ideas, and thoughts on brokering a compromise.
Tue May 04 2021
Initial Names: From AJ to Zee
Names made from initials are fun, informal nicknames, but they can go straight onto the birth certificate too. Find out which initial names parents are using, plus fun hidden-initial names like Casey and Evie.
Mon May 03 2021
A Spring Bouquet of Babyberry Names
Our April birth announcements are in, and the latest bunch of beautiful Babyberry names feel full of the joys of spring!
Sat May 01 2021
May Names Celebrate Spring!
April showers bring May flowers! Or rather, floral baby names. Names inspired by the month of May relate to the season and its symbols.
Thu Apr 29 2021
Short Names Don't Scrimp on Style
Short names pack a lot of punch into just a few letters. Here are nine different styles of mini-name to consider, whether you're more into John, June or Jax.
Wed Apr 28 2021
How I Named My Baby: Kobe Ali
After naming their daughter after Michael Jordan, Louisville, Kentucky couple Tiffany and Patrick knew they needed to use another legendary basketball player name for their next child. In August of 2020, they welcomed their son Kobe Ali. Here, we talk to Tiffany about their baby name process.
Tue Apr 27 2021
Name Guru to the Stars: The Next Names for Nick Cannon
Nick Cannon's baby names are bold and brand-new. What will he name his twin boys? Our Name Guru to the Stars makes her predictions, along with those for celebrities such as Kirsten Dunst, Tan France, and Macklemore.
Mon Apr 26 2021
Edwardian Names Ready to Revive
Edwardian names stand out due to the sheer variety of different names used. Discover some of the most surprising trends among Edwardian baby namers.
Sat Apr 24 2021
100 Best Sci-Fi Names for Children
Can science fiction names work in this world too? You bet. Many of our favorite characters have wonderful names, whether classic or modern, that have inspired parents and even kicked off trends. Here are our top 100 sci-fi names for your little intergalactic hero(ine).
Thu Apr 22 2021
Baseball Names Hit It Out of the Park
For the new Major League season, we pitch a long list of baseball-related names and nicknames, some more wearable than others.
Wed Apr 21 2021
Name Sage: The Cat Stole Our Baby Name
The arrival of a new family pet has upended their plans for what to name their new son. What's the best alternative to John-called-Jack? The Name Sage weighs in on this family's cat-astrophe.
Tue Apr 20 2021
Taurus Names Embrace Earthiness
Taurus baby names reference the earth, spring, the color green, the flower violet, and the meaning strength, all symbols for the sign of Taurus.
Mon Apr 19 2021
Flower Names for Girls: The Ultimate Guide
Flower names for girls never go out of style! Here are our picks for the brightest and best floral names for girls right now.
Sat Apr 17 2021
Unique Unisex Names for Boys
Looking for a boy name that's stylish without shouting masculinity? These names are both unisex and rare, going beyond gender and standing out in their own right.
Thu Apr 15 2021
Royal Baby Names Rule
Our ultimate guide to royal names! Discover popular and classic names fit for a king or queen, see what today’s princely parents are naming their children, and check out more names with regal meanings.
Wed Apr 14 2021
How I Named My Baby: Jeneva Mabelle
Kinda and Charles Saunders welcomed their sixth child in 2021 — a daughter named Jeneva Mabelle. We interview Kinda about family names, decision-making strategies, and how to name a daughter when you've already used all your favorite girl names.
Tue Apr 13 2021
Sibling Names: The Ultimate Guide
The definitive guide to sibling names, including what to consider when naming siblings, popular names for siblings, and unique sibling names.
Mon Apr 12 2021
Top Nameberry Names Around the World Now
Ever wondered what names are popular with Nameberry visitors in your country? We crunch the latest numbers.
Sat Apr 10 2021
The Most Popular Baby Names of the Year, So Far
We've tallied up the most highly-viewed names on Nameberry for the first quarter of 2021. Ava and Arlo take the top spot; find out what's up, what's down, and what's trending in the most up-to-date name chart around.
Thu Apr 08 2021
Minty Names Freshen Up
Minty baby names — including Araminta, Mynte, and even Mint — are ticking up around the globe. Learn the history of mint names and see the most fashionable choices.
Wed Apr 07 2021
Name Sage: Finding Dramatic and Unexpected Baby Names
When your first child is named Ravenna, her sibling (probably) won't be Ryan or Jane. The Name Sage weighs in on choices every bit as dramatic and unexpected for baby number two.
Tue Apr 06 2021
Middle Names: The Ultimate Guide
Millennial parents are getting creative with their children's middle names. These are the top trends in middle names for 2021.
Mon Apr 05 2021
March Babyberries Welcome the Spring!
Spring baby names abound in our latest batch of beautiful birth announcements from Nameberry members!