baby names

‘Star Wars’ Baby Names Are Not As Popular As You Think, Thankfully

My friend Ariel has to hear, “like The Little Mermaid?” each and every time she introduces herself. If you choose to name your child after an iconic movie character, it’s important…

Liz Magee | March 31, 2016 - 6:00 pm

Kim & Kanye Aren’t The First To Name Their Baby Saint

Kanye West and Kim Kardashian have gone in a new direction with the name of their second child by not naming him after a direction. The couple revealed on Monday…

Newser | December 8, 2015 - 3:15 pm

People Naming Their Babies After Instagram Filters Is The Latest Sign Of The Apocalypse

Please meet my new baby, Myspace Reynolds.

Megan Reynolds | December 1, 2015 - 4:15 pm

Janet Jackson And Missy Elliot’s New Song Is Literally And Figuratively The Flames Emoji

Plus, Sam Smith has dropped the latest James Bond theme song. He’s the third man to sing the theme song in the entire franchise’s history.

Megan Reynolds | September 25, 2015 - 11:00 am

Make It Stop: “My Sister Is Pregnant & She’s Stealing My Baby Name”

Well, it’s a little more complicated than that…

Anna Goldfarb | July 17, 2015 - 1:15 pm

Everyone You Know Is Picking Baby Names From “Frozen” & “The Hunger Games” For 2015

People have been naming their babies after popular film, television, and pop culture figures for years, but some of those baby name trends are better than others. For example, when…

The Gloss | December 5, 2014 - 4:15 pm

2013’s Most “Extraordinary” Baby Names Include Lohan, Pinky & Pepsi

The Bounty Parenting Club, which I had no idea existed until just now, released its annual list of the most popular and “extraordinary” baby names of 2013, if by “extraordinary”

Amelia McDonell-Parry | December 26, 2013 - 4:00 pm

You Will Never Guess The Baby Name That Increased In Popularity 450 Percent This Year

Here are a few hints:

It’s one syllable.

It’s a dairy product.

It should not be anyone’s name.

Give up? …

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | December 13, 2013 - 9:40 am

10 Holiday Inspired Baby Names That Make My Skin Crawl

I’ve known a few Noelles and Hollys in my day, so the trend of giving your baby a name inspired by the season when it was born—especially a magical season…

The Gloss | December 7, 2013 - 4:30 pm

“Game Of Thrones,” “Breaking Bad” & “Homeland”-Inspired Baby Names Are On The Rise — But Where’s Saul?!

Parents have long taken inspiration for their child’s name from pop culture. For the last few years, “Twilight”-inspired names like Bella/Isabella and Edward have been huge, as have names borrowed…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | December 3, 2013 - 3:40 pm

Romney Family Adopts A Black Baby Named Kieran & People Are Upset About It

I dislike Mitt Romney and his politics as much as the next liberal. But I draw the line at inane knee-jerk reactions to the name of his new adopted grandchild.

Jessica Wakeman | September 23, 2013 - 3:03 pm

What Will The Royal Baby’s Name Be? Let’s Discuss Some Contenders!

Now that the Great Kate Wait is over and the baby prince has been born, we’ve shifted our obsession to guessing what the royal baby name will be! Given that Will and Kate…

iVillage | July 24, 2013 - 10:50 am
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