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Girls Names

Should We Have Name Police?

Claire McCarthy, M.D. | Posted 04.16.2014 | Parents
Claire McCarthy, M.D.

Some unusual names can actually work -- and might be enjoyed. And, more importantly, it shouldn't matter what your name is. Or how you look, or where you're from, or your sexual orientation or whether you have disabilities. We are each as worthy as anyone else -- and deserving of respect and kindness.

12 Clever Names For Fall Babies

nameberry | Posted 11.28.2013 | Parents

By Linda Rosenkrantz for The story of Thanksgiving spans nearly four centuries and features a large cast of characters, from the very...

12 Fall Foliage-Inspired Baby Names

nameberry | Posted 10.13.2013 | Parents

Written by Linda Rosenkrantz for It’s autumn. We know it by the delicious briskness in the air and the flaming colors of the leave...

13 Symmetrical Baby Names

nameberry | Posted 09.10.2013 | Parents

Written by Linda Rosenkrantz for Nameberry If you’re looking for a name with perfect symmetry and balance, nothing could fit the bill better than...

The Latest Adorable Trend In Baby Names For Girls

nameberry | Posted 07.27.2013 | Parents

Written by Linda Rosenkrantz for Nameberry Thank you, Jimmy Fallon, for naming your new daughter Winnie Rose, and proving our point -- which is tha...

The 100 Club: Baby Names on the Verge for Girls

Laura Wattenberg | Posted 08.06.2013 | Parents
Laura Wattenberg

Some of these names may be destined for the top 10 and others will surely disappear. But together, they show us something about what's new, what we're thinking about and where we're heading.

Classic Girls' Names That Are Making A Comeback

nameberry | Posted 09.09.2012 | Parents

Written by Linda Rosenkrantz for Nameberry The whole idea of classic girls' names that are hot right now might seem like a contradiction in terms: ...

Names Fit For A Princess

| Posted 07.09.2012 | Parents

Written by Hannah Tenison for Fiery and feisty princess Merida has come bounding into the spotlight with the release of the newest an...

Sorry, My Name Is Not Tiffany

Darina Kagan | Posted 05.30.2012 | Parents
Darina Kagan

Growing up with a non-traditional name, I was exposed to the ignorant mocking of the cliche kids on the playground. I remember asking my parents, "Why couldn't you name me something common like Laura or Jessica?"

Baby Names 2011: The Hottest Trends

Pamela Redmond Satran | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Pamela Redmond Satran

For baby names 2011, we predict the merging of two major recent trends: very proper proper names -- think Louise and Arthur, Beatrix and Abraham -- with lighter-than-air, even silly nicknames: Lulu, Bee, Bunny, and Bram.

British Baby Names: Choices With Charm and Class

Pamela Redmond Satran | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Pamela Redmond Satran

Every few months, about as often as I allow myself to relish a hot caramel sundae and with about the same amount of delicious anticipation, I dip into the Telegraph birth announcements to see what the upper-crusty British baby namers are up to.