2017 Baby Names: Name pockets, pet names and more

2017 Baby Names: Name pockets, pet names and more »

14 Dec, 2017
Comments: 0

By Clare Bristow This week’s news includes names from Iowa, Spain, the world of dogs, and one that’s a bit of a

City Baby Names and other newsy names

City Baby Names and other newsy names »

7 Dec, 2017
Comments: 0

By Clare Bristow This week in the news we have babies named after cities, preachers and warrior queens, plus some new 2016

Popular Baby Names: From Nameberry, Italy and Celebrityville

Popular Baby Names: From Nameberry, Italy and Celebrityville »

30 Nov, 2017
Comments: 0

By Clare Bristow This week’s news includes the names Strummer, Sofia, Sunday… and Santa! Before we dive in, have you seen our 

Baby Name News: Norse names, nicknames and more

Baby Name News: Norse names, nicknames and more »

9 Nov, 2017
Comments: 0

By Clare Bristow This week’s news includes gender-neutral names for boys, lots of creative nicknames, and inspiration from revolutionaries, Norse myth, and

Newest Berry Babies: Alberta Lilou and Olympia Malou »

7 Nov, 2017
Comments: 0

By Linda Rosenkrantz Even more than usual this month, there were lots of intriguing backstories, with such varied tributes to inspirational relatives,

Baby Name News from All Over

Baby Name News from All Over »

28 Sep, 2017
Comments: 0

By Clare Bristow

In the news this week: more on the British name data, colorful predictions for a Kardashian baby, and starbaby names

Popular Baby Names Around the World

Popular Baby Names Around the World »

21 Sep, 2017
Comments: 0

By Clare Bristow

This week’s news includes statistics from England, Wales and Israel, names inspired by musicians, title names, and boats.

Top names

Baby Name Trends of the Week

Baby Name Trends of the Week »

14 Sep, 2017
Comments: 0

By Clare Bristow

In the news this week: two new tennis babies, lots of names beginning with E and M, and some memorable

Baby Name News: Hurricanes, royals, middles and multiples

Baby Name News: Hurricanes, royals, middles and multiples »

7 Sep, 2017
Comments: 0

By Clare Bristow

This week’s news includes names damaged by hurricanes, baby names fit for a prince or princess, matchy first and middle

Baby Name News: Royals, middles and multiples

Baby Name News: Royals, middles and multiples »

7 Sep, 2017
Comments: 0

By Clare Bristow

This week’s news includes names fit for a prince or princess, matchy first and middle names, and how to handle

Baby Name News: August, Jones, and Kit

Baby Name News: August, Jones, and Kit »

31 Aug, 2017
Comments: 0

By Clare Bristow

This week’s news includes a high-profile starbaby, cool surname names for brothers, and names inspired by the Middle Ages and

Unusual Baby Names: Eclipse, Pancake and Pip

Unusual Baby Names: Eclipse, Pancake and Pip »

24 Aug, 2017
Comments: 0

By Clare Bristow

The names in the news this week include word names, bird names, and the top names in two European countries.

Baby Name Popularity: Changing perceptions

Baby Name Popularity: Changing perceptions »

27 Jul, 2017
Comments: 0

By Clare Bristow

Popularity isn’t what it used to be. That’s something that’s said a lot in baby name discussions, usually to reassure

Not Your Mama’s Baby Name!

Not Your Mama’s Baby Name! »

20 Jul, 2017
Comments: 0

By Clare Bristow

The names in the news this week probably aren’t ones you heard growing up. Some of them have exploded in

5 Ways to Fall in Love with a Name

5 Ways to Fall in Love with a Name »

13 Jul, 2017
Comments: 0

By Clare Bristow

What makes you love a name? It might be that it has family significance, calls to mind to an inspiring

Baby Name Meanings: Rumi, Sir and Luuuke

Baby Name Meanings: Rumi, Sir and Luuuke »

10 Jul, 2017
Comments: 0

By Clare Bristow

Many names in the news this week have more to them than meets the eye.

Some names are so unusual

Baby Name Inspiration: Family, film and food

Baby Name Inspiration: Family, film and food »

29 Jun, 2017
Comments: 0

By Clare Bristow

Where do you get naming inspiration from? One of my favorite things in the world of names is learning the

Baby Name News of the Week

Baby Name News of the Week »

22 Jun, 2017
Comments: 0

By Clare Bristow

This week’s news includes a wealth of names from Canada, lots of celebrity boy names, and naming stories from the

Ella, Alexander, and Other Baby Names in the News »

8 Jun, 2017
Comments: 0

By Clare Bristow

This week’s baby name news includes celebrity twins, the most popular names in Ireland and Latvia, and girls’ names with

Baby Name News of the Week

Baby Name News of the Week »

25 May, 2017
Comments: 0

By Clare Bristow

It’s been another week of new discoveries about Americans’ favorite names in 2016.

The big news was the release of

Baby Name News of the Week

Baby Name News of the Week »

17 May, 2017
Comments: 0

By Clare Bristow

The big name news story of the week was, of course, the release of the US baby name data for

Baby Names News of the Week

Baby Names News of the Week »

11 May, 2017
Comments: 0

By Clare Bristow

I’m delighted to be reporting on name-related stories in the news each week – and what a day to start!

Mother’s Day Names: Celebrating the latest celebrity moms!

Mother’s Day Names: Celebrating the latest celebrity moms! »

10 May, 2017
Comments: 0

 

Amalia

Natalie Portman made headlines when she named her firstborn Aleph in 2011. Aleph is the first letter of the Hebrew