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Names and Naming

Articles about everything to do with names and naming.

All the Celebrity Baby Names of 2016

Celebrities are historically known to have crazy baby names. But in 2016, it looks like something changed: celebs have opted out of the wild & crazy and have opted into choosing common and trendy names.

Just a few celebrity baby names of 2016 fell the “questionable” category, and those that did were not really news makers. Read More

How do I create a baby name?

Hi Jennifer,

My partner and I are both creative types — he’s a musician and I’m a visual artist. We didn’t want just any baby name for our daughter, who is due to arrive after the new year! We want to create a baby name, but don’t really know how to go about it. Read More

Baby Name Trends for 2016…so far!


So what are the biggest baby name trends in 2016 so far? I bet you’re wondering which names are climbing and which are falling. Well, we’ve analyzed the names added to hundreds of thousands of our member’s favorite name lists for the first half of 2016, and here’s what we’ve found. Read More

Gramma’s Named Elwilda–WOT!

Hi There,

I was visiting my grandmother over the weekend and we were talking about family names. Her mother, my great -grandmother, was named Elwilda. I have never heard of anyone else with this name and also cannot seem to find its meaning either. Read More

Andersen for a Girl?


Hi Jennifer,

I’ve read your Q&A for years even though this is my first time expecting.

We won’t find out what we’re having before the birth so we’ll have to come up with options for each sex and decide on the day! Read More

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