The Ultimate ’80s Name-Song Tournament: Final Round

We’re down to the final two, “Come on Eileen” and “Rock Me Amadeus.” Which one should be crowned the Ultimate ’80s Name-Song? more

Everton Fans Have Baby Boy “EFC”

First Liverpool, now Everton…another soccer baby name. more

The Baby Name Fifinella

The very rare name Fifinella is at least 100 years old and can be linked to theater, literature, sport, war, feminism and music. more

The Baby Name Saford, a Hillbilly One-Hit Wonder

In 1941, Saford debuted on the U.S. baby name charts with 11 baby boys — enough to make it the top boy name debut of the year. Never to be seen on the list again, Saford was also the top one-hit wonder name of 1941, and it’s tied for 9th […] more

Popular Baby Names in the Balearic Islands, 2013

Maria and Marc were the most popular baby names in the Balearic Islands in 2013. more

The Ultimate ’80s Name-Song Tournament: Round 2

Which of these ’80s songs will advance to the finals in the Ultimate ’80s Name-Song Tournament? more

Free Download: Weighted Decision Matrix for Baby Names

Need to chose between your favorite baby names? Try a weighted decision matrix. Free download! more

NYC Baby Named “Adolf Hitler” Promptly Renamed

Remember when 3-year-old birthday boy Adolf Hitler Campbell caught everyone’s attention back in 2008 for being named after the most infamous dictator of all time? Believe it or not, a similar thing happened way back in 1943 — right in the middle of WWII. Joseph and Bertha Mittel of Astoria, […] more

Babies Named after Oprah’s Boyfriend?

Yes, Oprah’s long-time boyfriend Stedman has influenced the baby name charts! Well over 100 baby boys were named Stedman in the late ’80s and early 90s. more

Popular Baby Names in Tasmania, 2014

Charlotte and Oliver were the most popular baby names in Tasmania in 2014. more

The Ultimate ’80s Name-Song Tournament: Round 1b

Which of these 20 name-songs from the late ’80s should advance to the next round? more

Free Download: Paired Comparison Analysis for Baby Names

Need to chose between your favorite baby names? Try a paired comparison analysis. Free download! more

Popular Baby Names in Finland, 2014

Sofia and Elias were the most popular baby names in Finland in 2014. more

Twins Named After Joe Louis and Marva

Twins born in 1935 named after Joe Louis and his new bride Marva. In fact, many babies were named after Marva that year. more

Popular Baby Names in Moscow, 2014

Alexander and Sofia were the most popular baby names in Moscow in 2014. more

The Ultimate ’80s Name-Song Tournament: Round 1a

Which of these 20 name-songs from the early ’80s should advance to the next round? more

Nine Years of Nancy’s Baby Names

Happy blogiversary, Nancy’s Baby Names! The blog turned nine years old yesterday. more

Liverpool Fans Name Baby Girl YNWA

Norwegian couple Tor-Eric and Eirin Iversen, big fans of Liverpool F.C. (the English soccer team), welcomed a baby girl back in 2010 and named her Karoline Ynwa. The middle name Ynwa is an acronym that stands for “You’ll Never Walk Alone” — the song that was adopted as Liverpool’s anthem […] more

Popular Baby Names in Northern Ireland, 2014

Emily and Jack were the most popular baby names in Northern Ireland in 2014. more

Rikishi, the Stink Face Baby Name

A baby name inspired by a pro-wrestler whose signature move was rubbing his butt in his opponent’s face. more

Page 1 of 12712345...Last »