Baby name advice from Jennifer Moss, founder of BabyNames.com. Have a question for Jennifer? E-mail it to email@example.com
First off, I want to say I love your website. I am an aspiring author who has always been curious about names anyway, and Baby Names is such a help. Second, I was wondering about the name Emrys. I’ve seen it several places, and I know it’s Welsh, but I noticed it was not listed here. [Read more...]
I’m in the process of transitioning and having a tough time picking my new name. Some background: I am 32, and was born physically male. My parents gave me the name of Joseph, called me Joey as a boy and I went by Joe after the age of 16. [Read more...]
Like many others, I’ve had baby names picked out since I was a kid–well, one, actually: the name Cadence for a girl. I love it! And it wasn’t very popular when I decided it was my favorite. Now, it seems to be getting more and more popular. [Read more...]
My husband and I have been debating baby names for a few months now. I love the name Benjamin even though it is so popular. We both like more traditional, biblical names but the problem is our last name is Arnold and he is convinced that the immediate association will be with Benedict Arnold. [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...]
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...]