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
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.
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.
The Grammy's aren't until Jan. 26, 2014, but the announcement of this year's nominees already has everyone talking. Aside from all of the snubs and surprises, the nominations feature an exciting crop of potential baby names for your musical little one.
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?
Comic books are filled with interesting characters and alter egos. If you are seeking baby boy name inspiration, click through for a variety of strong classic names and a handful of edgy ones. Find one that suits your style while honoring your geekdom at the same time.
Many of us spend an entire nine month weighing the relative merits of names for our baby. But it's possible to judge most names much more quickly than that, at least accurately enough to tell whether they belong on your short list of baby names.
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
With all due props to parents who invent an interesting first name for their baby, sometimes the choices go beyond creative to just plain cuckoo. Check out these unexpected, funny names from real live moms and dads
Whether you're on an international search for an uncommon name, or you want to connect Baby to your Jewish roots (Mazel tov!), Hebrew names offer a world of interesting possibilities. Here are a few names, old and new, for your consideration.
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