Baby Naming Patterns: Can they be broken?

Baby Naming Patterns: Can they be broken? »

3 Jan, 2018
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They’re naming daughter number three, and feeling backed into a corner. Is the pattern they’ve established unbreakable? Or do they have more

December Birth Announcements: Betty Nightingale and Darwin Orion

December Birth Announcements: Betty Nightingale and Darwin Orion »

2 Jan, 2018
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By Linda Rosenkrantz The Nameberry birth announcement year ended with a cornocopia of bold and sometimes brilliant real-life choices. In the month

Naming a Boy if You’ve Only Had Girls…

Naming a Boy if You’ve Only Had Girls… »

27 Dec, 2017
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By Melissa Willets After picking four girl names, for me the prospect of picking a boy name feels almost as overwhelming as

Anglo-Spanish Sister Names

Anglo-Spanish Sister Names »

6 Dec, 2017
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They’re naming a sister for Mila Aby. After finding a name rich with meaning and family significance for their firstborn, they need

Birth Announcement Baby Names: November Berrybabies

Birth Announcement Baby Names: November Berrybabies »

5 Dec, 2017
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By Linda Rosenkrantz November turned out to be an interesting month in the babyberry arrival world! First of all there were four

Boy Names: The new traditionals

Boy Names: The new traditionals »

8 Nov, 2017
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He says “strong traditional.” She says “unique.” Where’s the middle ground for naming a son? Kelly writes: My husband and I can’t

Newest Berry Babies: Alberta Lilou and Olympia Malou »

7 Nov, 2017
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By Linda Rosenkrantz Even more than usual this month, there were lots of intriguing backstories, with such varied tributes to inspirational relatives,

Girl Baby Name Search: A Sister for Lyla

Girl Baby Name Search: A Sister for Lyla »

1 Nov, 2017
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Love vintage-modern nickname-proof names that aren’t wildly popular, or too obscure? Almost everyone does! That makes it even tougher to find the right

September Berry Baby Name Picks

September Berry Baby Name Picks »

3 Oct, 2017
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By Linda Rosenkrantz

Wow!  I think this might be the biggest and greatest month for berry baby name announcements yet!  In fact, they

Unusual Boy Baby Names: A brother for Sage and Rocco

Unusual Boy Baby Names: A brother for Sage and Rocco »

13 Sep, 2017
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Her husband is wild about Harry in the middle spot, but they’re struggling to agree on a first name if baby number three

Baby Name News: Hurricanes, royals, middles and multiples

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

7 Sep, 2017
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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
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By Clare Bristow

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

Berry Babies Born in August: Bruno Hummingbird and Wren Meridian

Berry Babies Born in August: Bruno Hummingbird and Wren Meridian »

6 Sep, 2017
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By Linda Rosenkrantz

Not quite as many announcements as usual this month, but still a really interesting bunch. The boys were a particularly

Baby Name News: August, Jones, and Kit

Baby Name News: August, Jones, and Kit »

31 Aug, 2017
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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

Help Jessica Alba Name Baby #3

Help Jessica Alba Name Baby #3 »

23 Aug, 2017
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What Name Should Jessica and Cash Give Baby #3? Harbor Harvest Hawk Haze Helix Henna

Rule-Breaking Baby Names

Rule-Breaking Baby Names »

7 Aug, 2017
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They have a well-established formula for naming a son, but this time nothing feels quite right. Is there something they’ve overlooked? Or is

July Birth Announcements: Hawthorne, Hector and Wren

July Birth Announcements: Hawthorne, Hector and Wren »

7 Aug, 2017
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By Linda Rosenkrantz

July was a really rich month for berrybaby name choices, with boys name Hawthorne and Wren and two girls with

July Birth Announcements: Hawthorne, Hector and Wren

July Birth Announcements: Hawthorne, Hector and Wren »

3 Aug, 2017
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By Linda Rosenkrantz

July was a really rich month for berrybaby name choices, with boys name Hawthorne and Wren and two girls with

Rule-Breaking Baby Names

Rule-Breaking Baby Names »

2 Aug, 2017
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They have a well-established formula for naming a son, but this time nothing feels quite right. Is there something they’ve overlooked? Or is

Sibling Names: Should They Share the Same Initial?

Sibling Names: Should They Share the Same Initial? »

12 Jul, 2017
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Update: Cora’s brother has a name!

They gave their first two daughters traditional, feminine A names. Should they stick with that style

Newest Babyberry Births: Olga, Olive and Kit

Newest Babyberry Births: Olga, Olive and Kit »

10 Jul, 2017
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By Linda Rosenkrantz

This month, some unusual first names, middles and sibling picks. Among the firsts, a girl name Ekko and boys called

Boy Baby Names: Gone to the Dogs?

Boy Baby Names: Gone to the Dogs? »

16 Feb, 2017
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They have a favorite name picked out for their son, but some have dismissed it as a dog name. What does that mean,

Boy Baby Names: Gone to the Dogs?

Boy Baby Names: Gone to the Dogs? »

15 Feb, 2017
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They have a favorite name picked out for their son, but some have dismissed it as a dog name. What does that mean,

Creative Girl Names for Clementine’s Sister

Creative Girl Names for Clementine’s Sister »

11 Feb, 2017
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They found a great family name for their firstborn, but now they’re stuck finding something every bit as meaningful and stylish for their new daughter.

Creative Girl Names for Clementine’s Sister

Creative Girl Names for Clementine’s Sister »

9 Feb, 2017
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They found a great family name for their firstborn, but now they’re stuck finding something every bit as meaningful and stylish for their new daughter.

New Year Babyberries: A girl Juniper, a boy Jupiter »

4 Feb, 2017
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By Linda Rosenkrantz

A new year, and a fresh roster of beautifully chosen names.

First of all, two sets of twins announced in

Change a Letter, Change the Name

Change a Letter, Change the Name »

30 Jan, 2017
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By Abby Sandel

Last week we learned that actress Amy Smart and her home improvement show host husband Carter Oosterhouse were new parents.

Boy Baby Names: More great choices for #5

Boy Baby Names: More great choices for #5 »

3 Jan, 2017
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They’ve named four boys together – and they love every choice so far! Now it’s time for boy number five, and they’re out