Searching for a striking name for your child, but not necessarily one that's new-fangled? These exotic names, which we've collected from a wide range of world cultures, offer lasting, universal appeal.
Looking for a unique, unusual name for your baby boy or girl? Nameberry shares their list of 10 uncommon baby names—from biblical to Irish—that have been overlooked and are deserving of greater consideration.
When it comes to baby names, is it possible that there’s cute, and then there’s too cute? Or too cool? Or, maybe, just plain mean? In the wake of North West, we asked real parents about their biggest baby naming pet peeves. See if you agree, and then tell us: what naming trends make you cringe?
Some celebrity couples have definite naming styles—it's not too hard to see a pattern there that might continue. For others, we have to rely on intuition and a certain degree of detective work to guess what their future choices will be.
With their vowel-rich sounds, and foreign flourish, Italian names are always beautiful choices for babies. Find those you've heard—and some you haven't—in our collection of the most current, and classic, Italian offerings.
Ah, the Middle Ages—a thousand-year period of great innovation and change. Sure, feudalism and the Black Death weren't quite so sunny, but this historical era also gave birth to truly unique baby names...
Popular during the late Victorian era, precious gem names are now back in vogue. Admire our selection of cherished comebacks, as well as some new up-and-comers, and find the perfect fit for your little jewel.
Searching for baby girl names that are equal parts cute and uncommon? You've come to the right place! With an eye toward the interesting and the unusual, we've picked 11 unique names that are as pretty and one-of-a-kind as your little girl
The Academy Awards are full of glitz, glam, surprises and no-brainers, but every year, only one film is named "Best Picture." While parents have long been taking baby name inspiration from celebs, Best Picture winning films also feature some Oscar-worthy choices.
MTV has been around practically forever (in other words, since the 80s), indelibly leaving a mark on every parent's adolescence. Check out these 12 names that will forever be linked with the iconic music network… from yesterday and today.
Birds symbolize transcendence, beauty, immortality, and the connection between heaven and earth—what better baby name inspiration could you want? Here are 12 avian-inspired baby names that are not just for the birds.
From the early days of silent pictures to the present, a sprinkling of stardust has stuck to the names of some of the most glamorous glamour girls. Whether their allure was sexy or serene, these superstars' names make Nameberry's top dozen.
What will Prince William and Princess Kate name their firstborn? Aside from the most obvious—Edward, Charles, George and John—they would be staying within the lines in considering these names from British royal history
Some of these, like Ava and Amelia, have already been dusted off for modern use, while others are just waiting to be rediscovered. Who knew grandmother names could be so cool? Here are our favorite vintage finds
Looking for the latest in modish monikers? We've collected the best of the most current batch—with the requisite twists on the traditional, plenty of creative spellings, and a host of celeb-inspired and unisex names—for your up-and-coming bundle of joy!
Landing somewhere in the sweet spot between the unexpected and "Um, what?" is the crux of the cool name game. From classic-turned-contemporary, to unisex, to the unusual and unique, these hip names are killin' it for both boys and girls.
All the rage around the turn of the 20th century, flower names have sprouted up again as this century's cutest comeback. Look for modern twists like alternative spellings, as well as pairing two flower names together for a beautiful creation.
For baby naming inspiration, look no further than the inspirational athletes competing in the 2014 Winter Olympics. Not only are they really talented at cold weather sports, but quite a few members of Team USA have some very cool first names.
Everyone's already talking about "Music's Biggest Night" thanks to this year's nominees! Aside from all of the snubs and surprises, the nominations feature an exciting crop of potential baby names for your musical little one. From the classic Ben and Sara to the contemporary Lucky and Lorde, here are 15 baby names inspired by the 2014 Grammy nominees.
Put down your Rubik's Cube (who solves that, anyway?), slip off your jelly shoes and take a swig of your TAB cola. Now, check out this list of 20 baby name ideas inspired by the great decade of the 80s.
From super heroine to super villain we searched through female comic book characters for baby name ideas for your independent little girl. Most of the inspiration came from the Marvel and DC Comics universes. Which name is your favorite?
While it's always exciting to see a newcomer take the stage to get their Globe, there is an exclusive club among the winners—those who have won a Globe twice or more. Give your thespian-to-be a little extra star power with one of these 20 Golden Globe-winning names.
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