Nameberry in the Press
As the foremost experts on baby names, you can often find the Nameberry team quoted, interviewed, and writing for major news publications. Our latest press features are listed below in reverse chronological order.
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Did She Guess Our Baby's Name?
Nameberry's Editor-in-Chief and Name Guru to the Stars, Sophie Kihm, joins influencer couple Shawn Johnson and Andrew East to discuss predictions for their third baby's name. Watch the episode
Unique baby names that are going to be big in 2024
Stylist reports on Nameberry's predictions for the unique names poised to gain traction in 2024. Read more
What baby naming trends tell us about our culture
What do names and naming trends tell us about our culture? How is America’s penchant for individualism on display in the choices around what and what not we call ourselves and those who come after us? Nameberry co-creator Pamela Redmond joins the conversation on 1A. Listen to the episode
Is Political Polarization Accelerating The Decline Of This Baby Name?
Is the political slogan "Let's Go Brandon" contributing to the name's decline? Nameberry Editor-in-Chief Sophie Kihm speaks to HuffPost. Read more
Travis Barker’s chosen baby name is ‘way more Kardashian’ than Kourtney’s older kids & bucks current trends, experts say
Kourtney Kardashian and Travis Barker's baby name, Rocky Thirteen, is the perfect choice to add to the Kardashian cousin line up. Nameberry Editor-in-Chief Sophie Kihm shares her thoughts. Read more
Feminist and floral baby name set to top the charts after Barbie film inspires parents
Inspired by Barbie, parents are choosing feminine and feminist baby names for their daughters. One such choice is a fragrant floral pick, profiled by the Mirror. Read more
Experts reveals the baby names that are close to extinction: Say goodbye to Meg, Pam, Bob and Deb
The headlines may say that names like Gary and Nigel are extinct, but those are not the choices in danger. 9Honey shares Nameberry's analysis on the names really going extinct. Read more
'Grown up' baby name set to see huge spike in 2024 as it makes a huge comeback
In 2024, parents will take "your naming an adult, not a baby" to heart! One name in particular — with royal ties — is seeing a major increase in popularity around the world. Read more
Bizarre weather-inspired baby name could make a surprise appearance in most popular monikers for 2023 - as parents take inspiration from celebrities like Kylie Jenner
'Quiet and luxurious' baby name surges in popularity for boys - would you choose it?
Bill Wambsganss Was Many Things. But He Wasn’t a ‘Succession’ Spoiler.
The New York Times reports on Nameberry's correct theory about the finale of Succession, involving 1920s baseball player Bill Wambsganss. Read more
The rarest (or most unpopular) baby names of 2022
Looking for a truly unique baby name? These choices were given to five or fewer babies in the US last year — 9Honey shares data from Nameberry. Read more
Experts predict most popular baby names for 2024 - including girl names for boys
The Irish Mirror reports on Nameberry's expert predictions for the top baby name trends to come in 2024. Read more
The Cool Baby Names of 2023, According to TikTok's Professional Consultants
Gone are the days of being one of several Jessicas in a class. Millennial parents have become so motivated to be unique, they're hiring consultants to name their children. Read more
7 Baby Name Trends About to Take Over in 2024
Watch out, prospective parents — these baby name trends are taking over next year! From Feminine Feminist names to names with Main Character Energy, see Nameberry's biggest trends for 2024. Read more
Surprising baby name trends we'll be seeing in 2024
Nameberry's top baby name trends of 2024 might surprise you. 9Honey reports on the names we'll see more of next year. Read more
These are the popular baby name predictions for 2024, according to an expert
Nameberry recently released predictions for the top baby names of 2024, and the internet has released its opinions! Motherly reports on responses to some of the most controversial trends identified by Nameberry, including Girl Names for Boys. Read more
These will be the most popular baby names of the future, according to experts
Which names will rise to the top of the charts in 2050? Cosmopolitan reports on Nameberry's expert predictions. Read more
Parents are just giving their kids nicknames instead of full names from birth now
Are formal names a thing of the past? Parents are increasingly naming their kids the informal versions of classic names, like Winnie instead of Winifred. INSIDER talks to Nameberry about this phenomenon. Read more
Why Millennials Are The Worst At Picking Baby Names
There’s nothing trendier than naming your child something so outrageously unique that no one has ever heard of it before or seen it spelled that way. From modern, invented names to inspo from celebrity babies, names no longer carry the same significance they once did. Read more
Goodbye Linda, hello Liam! How do names go extinct – and get reborn?
Why do names go out of fashion, and what brings them back? Nameberry CEO Pamela Redmond speaks to The Guardian about the unspoken rules of baby naming. Read more
Want an Instagram-ready baby? It’ll cost you
Babies are big business. Parents are shelling out $$$ to get an Instagram-ready baby, including the perfect name. Read more
The ‘Barbie’ Movie Is A Massive PR Victory For Mattel, And Baby Names Prove It
The Barbie movie successfully rebranded the doll as a feminist icon, and now, parents are willing to reconsider her name. Read more
What Happens If... You Hate Your Child's Name?
What should you do if you have baby name regret? The Huffington Post shares advice from Nameberry. Read more
Succession's Craziest Finale Theory Actually Came True
The Succession finale — involving an obscure baseball moment from over a century ago — was accurately predicted by Nameberry. Esquire reports. Read more
From ‘Alma’ to ‘Zuri,’ Parents Are Looking for Positive Baby Names
The coronavirus pandemic changed the way parents think about baby names. Names with positive and protective meanings are now a high priority on many parents' lists — Pamela Redmond explains the shift in name choice. Read more
Nameberry Figured Out How Tom Wambsgans' Last Name Literally Gave Away Succession's Finale
Our prediction for the Succession finale came to pass — Cosmopolitan explains it all. Read more
Meet Baby Dutton. The ‘Yellowstone’ Effect Extends to Boy Names
Nameberry Editor-in-Chief Sophie Kihm talks to the Wall Street Journal about the fastest-rising names of 2022 — Yellowstone choices Dutton and Kayce, along with trendy respellings Jream and Jrue. Read more
How to choose a baby name you won’t come to regret
Nameberry CEO Pamela Redmond speaks to The Times about avoiding baby name regret. Read more
Johns and Jons are about to make up 10 percent of the U.S. Senate
The election of John Fetterman to the US Senate gives Johns and Jons a 10% hold over the Senate. Nameberry's Editor-in-Chief Sophie Kihm discusses the history of the name and overrepresentation of Johns in the Senate with the Washington Post. Read more
Here's What You Should Consider Before Choosing the Perfect Baby Name
Choosing a baby name is the most important decision that will define your new family. Your child's name represents your values, beliefs, and personal identity, all of which should be considered before choosing The One. Nameberry's Pamela Redmond reveals the questions you should ask yourself and your partner during the baby name process. Read more
The Baby Names That Defined the Decade
Which baby names defined the 2010s? Nameberry's Pamela Redmond reveals the top ten trends that shaped baby names over the past decade. Read more