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About has been the the #1 site for names and naming since 1996.

About the Site

Since its launch in 1996, has been heralded as one of the top parenting sites on the internet. BabyNames been featured in top media, including CNN Headline News, The Wall Street Journal, The Chicago Tribune, Associated Press and The Washington Post. currently receives over two million unique visitors per month.

We are dedicated to maintaining an ethnically diverse database of names and meanings, and to keeping the site a fun and family-oriented place to celebrate life and children.

BabyNames is a private, female-owned and operated business.

Who We Are was founded by sisters Jennifer Moss and Mallory Moss in 1996.

Jennifer Moss is a seasoned database programmer, web developer, and lifelong name enthusiast. She is the author of the One in a Million Baby Name Book and is a national authoritative source on baby names and trends. Jennifer answers name questions in her weekly blog, Ask BabyNames.

Dr. Mallory Moss is a board-certified psychiatric nurse practitioner and nursing doctorate with a passion for celebrities and baby naming. She is a regular contributor to The Huffington Post on celebrity baby names, pregnancies, and naming trends.

Sisters Sue Moss and Kate Glinsmann are also partners in and contribute to various parts of the website.

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