You don't have to be Irish—or Welsh, Scottish, or Breton—to appreciate these whimsical, courageous, and descriptive names of Celtic origin. We've researched some of the most popular Gaelic names now in use in the United States. Take a look...
In honor of women's history, we celebrate nine spectacularly talented women who computed, danced, stumped, stomped, and flew their way through history. From Ada to Zora, each name reflects confidence and wisdom.
Few holidays capture our collective fancy more vividly than Halloween. Shrouded in mystery and suspense, Halloween celebrates magic, mischief, and transformation. That's why we're double-daring you to take a peek at these Halloween-inspired names.
With another girl on the way, and the fact that we didn't choose our first daughter's name till after birth, we've already got a list of top possible baby girl names for little sister. Let us know what your faves are!
The most beautiful baby girl names often have several syllables, lots of vowels, a romantic, rhythmic flow, and sometimes a connection to a fabulous fictional heroine. If you've got a little lady on the way, you're going to love these pretty girl names
From desired traits to transcendent states, word names speak with immediacy and simplicity. You've heard of Apple and Pilot Inspektor. Now there are even more fascinating and surprising word names, as ranked by the Social Security Administration.
In the early cartoons, Disney characters had silly, alliterative names like Horace Horsefeather, and Clarabelle Cow. The first character name to actually catch on with parents was Bambi—a male deer that became a popular namesake for girls.
In 2013, we saw a lot of sweet, modern names (Avery and Mason, anyone?), but also a lot of really terrible names. And while we know that North West is big offender, it was nowhere near the worst of the bunch. Here are the 25 most cringe-worthy names from the past year.
What are the hottest new baby names so far this year? Based on an analysis of over 23 million page views at Nameberry, we've gathered a surprising list of hot names, driven by unexpected celebrities...
Maybe you lost the baby name battle, or had a boy instead of a girl; some great names, for whatever reason, end up in the ‘no’ column, never to be heard from again. Check out the names these real moms loved but didn’t end up giving to their littles.
Vintage names for boys run the gamut from the dashing to the obscure and plain. For parents looking for distinction and timeless appeal for their tiny fellows, these old-fashioned names offer stylish and unconventional stand-outs.
To be named after a character in a late 16th century/early 17th century Shakespeare play, or not to be named after a character in a late 16th century/early 17th century Shakespeare play. THAT is the question. Give a nod to the literary genius, and endow your son or daughter with one of these 20 names found in the famous works of Shakespeare.
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