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12 Vintage Girls' Names That Were Originally Nicknames

nameberry | Pamela Redmond Satran | Posted 04.24.2015 | Parents

The names collected here are a charming group of vintage choices for girls. They're similar in that they all originated as short forms and yet can sta...

13 Baby Names That Will Always Remind You Of The Best Parts Of Summer

nameberry | Linda Rosenkrantz | Posted 07.14.2014 | Parents

Summer is the time for sea and sun and sandy beaches. And luckily for the baby due to be born in this season, there are a number of names that are spe...

12 Names Perfect For Babies Born In The Spring

nameberry | Posted 04.18.2014 | Parents

By Linda Rosenkrantz for Nameberry Christmas may have its reindeer and holly, and Thanksgiving its turkey, but no holiday has as many flowers and t...

12 Under-The-Radar Baby Names You'll Be Hearing A Lot More Of

nameberry | Posted 04.08.2014 | Parents

By Pamela Redmond Satran for Nameberry These baby names won’t rank among the most popular when the official statistics are announced next month; ...

100+ Distinctive Baby Names You Won't Find Crowding Your Kids' Class List

nameberry | Posted 03.25.2014 | Parents

By Pamela Redmond Satran for Namberry Some expectant parents are looking for classic baby names, with deep roots, rich meanings, and a host of wort...

24 Baby Names Inspired By History's Greatest Lovers

nameberry | Posted 02.14.2014 | Parents

By Linda Rosenkrantz for Nameberry Many of the world’s great lovers in myth, legend and history have highly romantic names -- or so they have com...

The Most Popular Baby Girl Names From 100 Years Ago -- And Where They Stand Now

nameberry | Posted 02.02.2014 | Parents

By Linda Rosenkrantz for Nameberry At the beginning of the year, we like to flip back the calendar a hundred years to see what the baby name landsc...

7 Newly Popular Baby Names That Have Been Hiding In Plain Sight

nameberry | Posted 01.25.2014 | Parents

By Linda Rosenkrantz for Nameberry It always strikes me as somewhat curious when a name that has been hidden in plain sight for decades -- or longe...

How to Name A Baby

Tim Urban | Posted 03.14.2014 | Parents
Tim Urban

Beware of what I call the "Name Fad." Sure, it sounds hip now, but in 30 years, the names Natalie, Chelsea, Samantha, and Lindsay will sound how Nancy, Cheryl, Susan, and Linda do today. And in 60 years, the names Ethan, Cody, Brandon, and Matthew will be Earl, Chester, Bernard, and Melvin. These are all just Name Fads -- only difference is when they happened.

11 Adorable Baby Names For The New Year

nameberry | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents

By Linda Rosenkrantz for A new year is dawning, a time of hope and aspiration and rebirth and resolve. For the baby born around this ...

A Surprising Source For Unique Baby Names

nameberry | Posted 11.03.2013 | Parents

By Linda Rosenkrantz for With parents looking to starlit surnames of the past like Harlow for name inspiration, why not consider thos...

The 16 Hottest Baby Names Of 2013 (So Far)

nameberry | Posted 08.09.2013 | Parents

Written by Pamela Redmond Satran for The hot baby names making the most dramatic leaps up the popularity list at Nameberry so far thi...

5 Unconventional Routes To Baby Name Happiness

nameberry | Posted 08.28.2012 | Parents

Written by Pamela Redmond Satran for Nameberry In our best fantasies, here's how we name our babies: MOM-TO-BE: Darling, I just love the names S...

WATCH: Jimmy Kimmel Reveals Why Some Baby Names Are So Popular

Posted 05.17.2012 | Parents

The Social Security Administration recently unveiled the most popular baby names of 2011, and late night television host Jimmy Kimmel has some specula...