265 Preppy Baby Names
Preppy baby names are suggestive of the American preppy subculture, associated with generationally wealthy members of the elite who attend Ivy League universities. Preppy style draws from upper class British tradition, as do preppy baby names. Some of the preppiest baby names are upper crust English surnames, such as Jameson and Hollister. Classic names can also read as preppy in the right context. Choices common in the British royal family, such as Victoria and William, feel especially…
Cool Baby Names
Cool baby names come in many varieties and we've got lists for every kind of cool name. After all, we wrote the book, literally!, called Cool Names for Babies. In this category of cool baby names, you'll find badass baby names for boys and geezer names for girls, hipster baby names and modern hero names, plus dozens of other collections of cool names for girls and boys. If cool is something you prize in your baby's name, browse here for inspiration on all the different ways names can be…
36 Cool Guy Names
Many of us name babies based on who we want them to grow up to be, and all of these names nudge your son toward cool guy status. Many of us name babies based on who we want them to grow up to be, and all of these names nudge your son toward cool guy status. It’s hard to picture a man named Dash or Rhett as being anything but exceptionally rad, and that’s exactly the point. Along with Dash and Rhett, other cool guy names in the US Top 1000 include Chase, Finn, Levi, Luke, Miles, Otis, Ryder…
200 New Baby Names on the Rise
These new baby names have only recently been born but are rising through baby names popularity lists and we predict will be used more frequently in the future. Where do new baby names come from? Some are invented by parents and catch on, while others, such as Saint and Shiloh are the handiwork of celebrities. Some new names for babies are respellings of established names or new imported names from other cultures. Along with Saint and Shiloh, other new baby names on the rise in the US Top…
210 Modern Hero Baby Names
Modern hero baby names send a powerful message about your values and the qualities you hope your child will one day embody. They might be inspired by stars of screen or sports or literature or politics. Modern hero names may also honor heroes and heroines of the past who still inspire us today, such as Eleanor Roosevelt or Duke Ellington. The particular challenge of hero names is that they honor figures with complicated histories, just like the rest of us. Even among heroes who are long gone…
200 New Baby Names on the Rise
The 500+ names on this list all ranked in the Top 1000 in 2018....but not ten years before. They are the baby names that defined the decade of the 2010s, rising from obscurity -- sometimes thousands of years of it -- or newly created to find widespread favor with parents. If you gave your child one of these names in 2008, you probably thought you'd made an unusual, intriguing choice -- and you had! You may be annoyed that the name has gotten so much more popular, or proud that you were…
73 Sci-Fi Baby Names
Sci-fi baby names come from the most popular Science Fiction movies, books and television shows. Science fiction writers love to choose obscure, rare names for their characters, sometimes going so far as to invent names themselves. If you are searching for a distinctive and cool name for your child, you should consider taking inspiration from sci-fi character names. From Star Wars to Blade Runner, here's a list of unique science fiction baby names.
87 Coolated Boys' Names
Cool boys' names can sometimes be made from less-than-cool ones. With a bit of ingenuity you can ramp up a name you like to a similar one that's cooler, or tone it down if you want to go in a quieter direction. Here are some examples:
120 Coolated Girls' Names
Cool girls' names can sometimes be made from less-than-cool ones. Sometimes, all you have to do is add an a to the end to bump them up several coolness levels: Natalie to Natalia, Susan to Susanna -- you get the picture. The point is that with a bit of ingenuity you can ramp up a name you like to a similar one that's cooler, or tone it down if you want to go in a quieter direction. Here are some examples:
87 December Baby Names
December baby names are often equated with Christmas names or possibly names associated with Hanukkah or Kwanzaa. But there are names for December babies beyond holiday names. December baby names might be names relating to winter, the season that begins on December 21. December 21 is also the date of the Winter Solstice, another source of December baby names, which may include names that mean light….or dark. And then there may be baby names related to snow, to the number 12, to the end of…
100 Offbeat Baby Names
Offbeat baby names are those that are just a little bit quirky, a tiny bit unusual, off the beaten track. Here are some offbeat baby names you might want to consider today.
Most Popular Baby Names of 2017 - Nameberry - Baby Name Blog
The most popular baby names of 2017 feature new top names for girls and boys along with data on the fastest rising baby names for both genders.