Let Us Name Your Baby

Nameberry's own name experts offer professional guidance on finding the perfect name.

Our name consulting packages range from personalized advice on a shortlist of names, to tailored name recommendations selected by our experts, to a private name concierge service to help you make the very best decision for a lifetime.

We work with parents searching for the right baby name for their newborn, adults looking for a new name for themselves, and even people in search of names for their yorkipoo or yacht.

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Name Consulting Services

Bespoke Naming Session — $350

An hour-long meeting with a Nameberry consultant to discuss your name dilemma. Get feedback on current contenders and recommendations tailored to your specific requirements.

The Name Concierge — $10k

Nine months of on-call name advice, with unlimited meetings and name suggestions.

More details on each service below.

Bespoke Naming Session

Collaborate with an expert name consultant to find the perfect name.

Your consultant will provide honest feedback on your current contenders and offer professional opinions to refine your choices. They will share insights into name trends, cultural influences, and linguistic nuances that may affect your name choice.

Included in this package is a carefully selected list of name ideas tailored just for you, which is shared and discussed during the video consultation.


The Name Concierge

The ultimate name consultation, including nine months of one-on-one consulting with our internationally recognized name experts.

We work with you from the very beginning, getting to know you — and your family, friends, or other stakeholders — so we can find the best fitting name for your baby, yourself, or your pet.

You will receive unlimited meetings to discuss anything and everything name-related, along with as many name recommendations as you need to get to The One.

We’ll do everything in our power, including custom-creating a name just for you, to guarantee you find a name you love that will make you proud for a lifetime.


How Name Consulting Works

How do you book a consultation with our name experts and what happens next?

Choose the name consulting service that best fits your needs. The options range from bespoke name recommendations, to professional advice and analysis of your current contenders, to a complete name concierge service.

After you place your order, you will receive a link to an online questionnaire that will help us to get to know you and what you're looking for in a name.

If your name consultation package includes a phone or video meeting, you'll find a calendar to schedule your session with our name experts.

Baby Name Experts and Consultants

Sophie Kihm

Sophie Kihm

Baby name expert Sophie Kihm is Nameberry’s Name Guru to the Stars. Sophie has advised celebrities (and other parents!) about baby names since 2015. She’s been featured in publications including the Huffington Post and People, and her writing has appeared in Today, the Huffington Post, and Considerable.

In addition to her job as a name expert, Sophie is a therapist in Chicago specializing in perinatal mood disorders including anxiety, depression, and OCD. She primarily works with parents on issues related to pregnancy and parenting (which occasionally means talking about baby names).

Sophie takes an interdisciplinary approach to names and naming. She considers the psychology, history, sociology, statistics, and creativity of names, which informs her work as a baby name consultant.

Pamela Redmond

Pamela Redmond

Pamela Redmond, the world's leading baby name expert, is the cocreator and CEO of Nameberry. The coauthor with Linda Rosenkrantz of ten ground-breaking books on names, starting with Beyond Jennifer & Jason, published in 1988, and including Cool Names for Babies and The Baby Name Bible, Redmond is also the cocreator of the revolutionary new baby name generator Baby Name DNA.

As a name authority, Redmond has been interviewed and quoted widely in media around the world, including appearances on Oprah, The Today Show, and CNN; articles in The New York Times, People, USA Today, and Vogue, and radio interviews with NPR and the BBC. Redmond’s own writing about names has been published in The New York Times, Good Housekeeping, and Readers’ Digest, among dozens of other publications.

Pamela Redmond is also a New York Times-bestselling author of the novel is Younger, the basis for the hit television show created by Darren Star, along with its sequel Older. The mother of three grown children and grandmother of one, Redmond lives in Los Angeles.

Redmond will personally review and approve all Nameberry private name consultations.