Baby name advice from Jennifer Moss, founder of BabyNames.com. Have a question for Jennifer? E-mail it to email@example.com
There are some very cool and unique baby names that are hitting the charts and climbing fast for 2017. Most often a name will suddenly trend due to a celebrity using it for their offspring. Or it might be a beloved character name, or a unique alternative to another name that has become too popular. [Read more...]
We are expecting a baby girl in February and still can’t decide on a name! Our last name is Rauchhaupt (pronounced r-owsh-how-pt) so as you can imagine, it’s difficult to choose a baby name to go with it. Our choices are Amelia, Cassandra, Eleanor, and Elizaveta (my grandmother’s name). [Read more...]
Celebrities are historically known to have crazy baby names. But in 2016, it looks like something changed: celebs have opted out of the wild & crazy and have opted into choosing common and trendy names.
Just a few celebrity baby names of 2016 fell the “questionable” category, and those that did were not really news makers. [Read more...]
I see several different sources that post the Top Baby Names of the Year, but they’re different. Why is that?
Yes, you are right! First, I’ll note the differences between our top name rankings and the U.S. [Read more...]
My partner and I are both creative types — he’s a musician and I’m a visual artist. We didn’t want just any baby name for our daughter, who is due to arrive after the new year! We want to create a baby name, but don’t really know how to go about it. [Read more...]
So what are the biggest baby name trends in 2016 so far? I bet you’re wondering which names are climbing and which are falling. Well, we’ve analyzed the names added to hundreds of thousands of our member’s favorite name lists for the first half of 2016, and here’s what we’ve found. [Read more...]