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Most Popular Baby Names

This Company Will Give Your Baby A 'Unique' Name For $31,000

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 01.28.2015 | Parents

If you don't want to name your baby Liam or Emma, a Swiss company has you covered. Erfolgswelle is firm devoted entirely to generating unique baby...

The Top 100 Baby Names Of 2014

nameberry | Posted 12.19.2014 | Parents

According to Nameberry, the most popular baby names for 2014 are Imogen for girls and Asher for boys. Nameberry's Top 100 list is based on the number ...

These States Have Their Own Ideas When It Comes To Baby Naming

Posted 02.13.2014 | Parents

Parents in some states are more likely to choose names that have enjoyed nationwide popularity in recent decades while parents in others tend to break...

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.

The Top Baby Names That Rocked 2013

nameberry | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents

By Pamela Redmond Satran for Nameberry New Number One baby names top both the girls’ and boys’ popularity lists on Nameberry for 2013, with Imo...

Top 100 Unusual (Yet Cool) Baby Names For Girls

nameberry | Posted 11.10.2013 | Parents

by Pamela Redmond Satran for Nameberry You say you want an unusual baby name, something far beyond the U.S. Top 1000. But you also want a name tha...

The Most Popular Baby Names Of The Year (So Far)

nameberry | Posted 10.20.2013 | Parents

By Pamela Redmond Satran for Nameberry The newborn British prince has propelled the name George nearly halfway up the most popular boys’ baby nam...

The Most Popular Baby Names of 2018!

Jeff Bogle | Posted 09.10.2013 | Parents
Jeff Bogle

Kale: Proving that you are what you eat, the still-trendy leafy green has officially made the transition from plate to playpen this year.

Surprises On The List Of D.C.'s Most Popular Baby Names!

Posted 05.16.2013 | DC

Kids these days! They sound like they could be the heroes and heroines of Victorian novels, or residents of New York City. The Social Security Admi...

Most Popular Hispanic Baby Names In 2012

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 01.08.2013 | Latino Voices

Baby name brainstormers beware! It seems Isabella is ready to take a bite out of Sofía for the top spot of the 100 most popular Hispanic baby names f...

The Most Popular Baby Names Of 2012

nameberry | Posted 12.22.2012 | Parents

By Pamela Redmond Satran for Nameberry There are new no. 1 baby names for both girls and boys on Nameberry for 2012. Movie queen Katniss, heroine...

200 Most Popular Baby Names Of 2012

The Stir | Posted 02.11.2013 | Parents
The Stir

Written by Michele Zipp for CafeMom's blog, The Stir. Here is the list we've all been waiting for -- 2012's most popular baby names list gathered fr...

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: ...

And NYC's Most Popular Baby Names Are...

Posted 08.29.2012 | New York

For the third straight year, Isabella and Jayden reign as the most popular baby names in New York City. Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Health Commiss...

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...

2011's Most Popular Baby Names

| Posted 05.14.2012 | Parents

Written by Pamela Redmond Satran Sophia is the new top girls’ name in the U.S., unseating Isabella after a two-year reign, according to the Socia...

Baby Names To Watch Out For In 2012

Pamela Redmond Satran | Posted 02.27.2012 | Parents
Pamela Redmond Satran

Nameberry's top names list, tallied from nearly six million views of our individual name pages, is an indication of which names parents will be using for their babies in 2012 and beyond.

Goodbye, Harry and Bella: Gatsby's the New Character Name in Town

Pamela Redmond Satran | Posted 12.25.2011 | Parents
Pamela Redmond Satran

Twilight names Bella and Jacob, and Harry Potter may have been the hottest baby names inspired by books and movies over the past few years, but there are new character names in town.

Caroline Dworin

Mariah Carey's Newborn Twins, Monroe and Moroccan (and Other Strange Names) | Caroline Dworin | Posted 07.05.2011 | Entertainment

This week in history will be remembered as a transformative one, a week in which Mariah Carey and her husband Nick Cannon produced a pair of fraternal...

Malia Obama: First Daughter's Name Surges In Popularity In 2009

The Huffington Post | Elyse Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The popularity of the First Family is leading more Americans to name their children after President Obama's daughter Malia, according to data released...

Yahoo Top Searches 2009: Most Popular Seaches Of Year Revealed

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Yahoo has just released its list of the most popular search terms of 2009. They've posted the top 10 overall searches, as well as the most popular ...

How Not To Name The Baby: Top Ten Baby-Naming Mistakes

Pamela Redmond Satran | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Pamela Redmond Satran

Naming a baby Porsche or Chanel or, yes, Huffington may be taking the idea of branding far too far.

Most Popular Baby Names 2008: Emma Takes The Top Spot

AP | STEPHEN OHLEMACHER | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

WASHINGTON — Barack and Miley move up, but the classics still rule. Emma is the top baby name for girls, Jacob for boys. Emma's surge to the top...

Barack Rising Fast On Baby Names List

Boston Globe | Foon Rhee | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

The Social Security Administration, which tracks the nation's most popular baby names, said today that "Barack" did set what is believed to be a recor...


Babycenter | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Here are the year's most popular baby names for girls and boys. These baby name lists base popularity rankings on a single spelling of a name (Sophia ...