About BabyNames.com

BabyNames.com has been the the #1 site for names and naming since 1996. View our company statement in support of Black Lives Matter.

About the Site

BabyNames.com is a product of Moss Gathering LLC, based in Las Vegas, Nevada. BabyNames.com was the first names site on the internet, launched by Jennifer Moss in 1996. It remains a private, family-owned company, operated by members of the Moss family and a small staff. BabyNames.com has been heralded as one of the top parenting sites on the internet, and featured in top media, including CNN Headline News, The Wall Street Journal, The Chicago Tribune, The Daily Show, The Today Show, Associated Press and The Washington Post. BabyNames.com currently receives millions of 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.

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Jennifer Moss


Jennifer Moss is the CEO and co-founder of BabyNames.com, Author of The Baby Names Workbook and One in a Million Baby Name Book, and Producer of The Baby Names Podcast, which she hosts with her sister and co-founder, Mallory Moss. Jennifer is widely regarded as the leading expert on popular baby name trends and the naming process, serving as the authoritative source on the subject for national and international media. She has been interviewed by The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, Associated Press, and The Chicago Tribune and has appeared onscreen for CNN, ESPN, Fox News, MSNBC, and Huffington Post Live.

Jennifer Moss became one of the early pioneers of the internet with the 1996 launch of BabyNames.com, the first baby names website online. A graduate of Northwestern University with a development career that has spanned over 20 years, Jennifer built the original name database from scratch and turned it into the number one ranking website for baby names with over 2 million unique visitors a month.

Jennifer has authored articles on names, web development, and women's issues, in addition to four mystery novels. Jennifer has one daughter, Miranda, three cats Roxie, Brutus, and Lionel, and a dog named Roscoe.

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Dr. Mallory Moss Katz


Dr. Mallory Moss Katz is a nursing doctorate with a passion for baby names, the Cubs, and her life in the mountains near Denver, Colorado. She has been a regular contributor to the Huffington Post in celebrity baby names and naming trends.

She is currently enjoying a new career as a distance-learning English teacher, as well as co-hosting The Baby Names Podcast with her sister, Jennifer. Mallory has one daughter, Veronica, who is studying to be a rabbi in Vienna, Austria.

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