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  • 100 preppy baby names for girls and boys. Preppy first names tend to be old-fashioned and denote sophistication. From the Anglo-Saxon tradition, reminiscent of our founding fathers and the Gilded Age upper class.

    100 Preppy Baby Names for Girls and Boys

    100 Preppy Baby Names for Girls and Boys

    by Life and Luxury2

  • Are you looking for the perfect name for your handsome prince? While there are many languages of India, popular names find their way across the world. Choose from modern names, traditional names, and Hindu names. There are 150+ listed with their meanings to choose from—happy searching.

    150+ Popular Indian Baby Boy Names—Modern and Traditional

    150+ Popular Indian Baby Boy Names—Modern and Traditional

    by Layne Holmes2

  • You may have a little one on the way, but with all of the planning, prepping, doctor's appointments, and running to the bathroom it can be hard to find time to decide what baby name to choose. Here's an A-Z list of whimsical names for your baby girl.

    Whimsical Names for Your Baby Girl

    Whimsical Names for Your Baby Girl

    by Kierstin Gunsberg1

  • If you are looking for baby names that can't be shortened, then here is the list for you. You'll find over 275 boy and girl names. Included are biblical ones, famous people, fictional characters, and the most popular ones from 2017, in addition to a list of almost every name you can think of.

    275+ Baby Names That Can't Be Shortened

    275+ Baby Names That Can't Be Shortened

    by Claudia Mitchell2

  • Bible names are some of the oldest on our planet. I believe that is why a lot of people choose a name for their kids from such a book—to have a connection to something old, revered and powerful.

    Baby Names Inspired by the Bible

    Baby Names Inspired by the Bible

    by Don1

  • From Benjen to Tyrion, George R.R. Martin's popular A Song of Ice and Fire books and Game of Thrones TV show are a treasure trove of strong and unusual baby names for boys.

    "Game of Thrones" Baby Names for Boys

    "Game of Thrones" Baby Names for Boys

    by Kathryn Lamoreux2

  • Are you looking for a name for your beautiful baby girl? If so, congratulations! Perhaps you are looking for a traditional Chinese name or a modern name. Choose from the 200+ popular name ideas that follow.

    200+ Chinese Baby Girl Names and Meanings

    200+ Chinese Baby Girl Names and Meanings

    by Layne Holmes2

  • Julian Fellowes' beloved TV series Downton Abbey is a wonderful source for lovely, traditionally feminine girls' names. Take a look at this list of 20 beautiful Edwardian classics.

    "Downton Abbey" Baby Names for Girls

    "Downton Abbey" Baby Names for Girls

    by Kathryn Lamoreux0

  • While baby names like Rainbow Aurora, Jagger Snow, and North West are original, sometimes traditional baby names are refreshing. Here are eighty choices for you to pine through.

    80 Baby Names That Stand the Test of Time

    80 Baby Names That Stand the Test of Time

    by Lauren Sutton2

  • The following list of names are what I personally wouldn't be caught dead giving my little gem in the sun, but everyone has a preference, so choose at your own risk.

    Names to Avoid Giving Your Child

    Names to Avoid Giving Your Child

    by Rosana Clarkson4

  • Nature names are always in style and are charming for boys and girls. Here is a complete list of names inspired by nature—from flower names to herb and tree names.

    180+ Earthy Baby Names Inspired by Nature

    180+ Earthy Baby Names Inspired by Nature

    by Mary106

  • Italian is the language of romance, and you can give your baby girl a beautiful Italian name that will make her sound like a princess. Here is a comprehensive list of cute and traditional Italian girl names.

    200+ Popular and Beautiful Italian Baby Girl Names

    200+ Popular and Beautiful Italian Baby Girl Names

    by Sunny Mendoza2

  • A list of baby names that begin with the letter F, including their meanings, origins and popularity. If you are thinking of naming your child with a name beginning with F, this list should provide you with some ideas.

    Baby Names Beginning With F

    Baby Names Beginning With F

    by Marianne Sherret1

  • Here is a comprehensive list of traditional French names as well as the most popular names for girls in France and Canada today. These names will give any girl an aura of elevated sophistication and beauty.

    250+ Vintage, Chic, and Popular French Names for Girls

    250+ Vintage, Chic, and Popular French Names for Girls

    by Sam Mendoran5

  • There is no end to the potential baby names that can be found in literature. Here are over 20 unique baby names from literature and tips to help inspire you.

    Unique Baby Names From Literature

    Unique Baby Names From Literature

    by Lisa14

  • Are you looking for a name for your handsome baby boy? If so, congratulations! Perhaps you are looking for a traditional Chinese name or a modern name. Choose from the 150+ popular male name ideas that follow.

    150+ Chinese Baby Boy Names and Meanings

    150+ Chinese Baby Boy Names and Meanings

    by Layne Holmes2

  • These names are becoming trendy according to the United States Social Security Administration baby name statistics for 2017. The meaning for each baby boy and baby girl name is also provided.

    Baby Names Increasing Most in Popularity

    Baby Names Increasing Most in Popularity

    by Marianne Sherret3

  • These precious autumn-inspired baby names help parents find a name for their new addition. These names remind us of nature, colors, Thanksgiving, and harvest during the fall. Help give your baby a strong self-concept with a name inspired from this season.

    Precious Autumn-Inspired Baby Names

    Precious Autumn-Inspired Baby Names

    by Beth Trent1

  • The Kikuyu people of Kenya have a very specific way of naming children. The first born-son is always given the same name as his paternal grandfather. The old man is usually very eager to be named and may start insinuating that 'he wants to be born' if the couple lingers too long.

    Kikuyu Names for Boys and Their Meaning

    Kikuyu Names for Boys and Their Meaning

    by Emmanuel Kariuki75

  • Are you looking for an "American"-English baby name for your baby girl or baby boy? The United States may be a young country, but its history runs deep. Whether you are looking for a name rooted in tradition or the most popular name of the year, look no further. We've got you covered!

    400+ of the Most Popular American Baby Names (Boys & Girls)

    400+ of the Most Popular American Baby Names (Boys & Girls)

    by Layne Holmes6

  • Congratulations on your baby boy or girl! Are you looking for that perfect name? Perhaps you have Irish roots or simply love the Irish language. Find the perfect name for the new addition to your family. Irish names are intricate, beautiful sounding, and wonderfully unique.

    200+ Irish Baby Names and Meanings for Boys and Girls

    200+ Irish Baby Names and Meanings for Boys and Girls

    by Layne Holmes2

  • Looking for names for your baby boy? Love the sound of two-syllable names? Here are some ideas for you. Included is a list from A - Z, a list of stars with these types of names, a list of the most popular ones, a list of biblical one and a list of fictional characters.

    Popular Two-Syllable Names for Baby Boys

    Popular Two-Syllable Names for Baby Boys

    by Claudia Mitchell3

  • Deciding on the perfect name for your baby girl? Why not consider the beautiful Margaret. Here is a list of 32 of our favorite nicknames for Margaret!

    Best Nicknames for Margaret

    Best Nicknames for Margaret

    by Tatiana0

  • Comprehensive list of baby names beginning with Z, including currently popular names, historically popular names, celebrity names and names from around the world. Z is an exotic trendy letter to start names with.

    Baby Names Beginning With Z

    Baby Names Beginning With Z

    by Marianne Sherret3

  • Looking for a unique name for your baby girl, your cat, or even your favorite lawn gnome? Here's a bunch of strange and unusually lovely ones to pick from!

    Strange and Unusual Names for Your Baby Girl

    Strange and Unusual Names for Your Baby Girl

    by Kierstin Gunsberg0

  • Still can't decide on a name for your baby girl? Ever thought about a two-syllable name? Here are loads of options for you, including famous ones, biblical ones, popular ones and even fictional characters.

    Popular Two-Syllable Baby Girl Names

    Popular Two-Syllable Baby Girl Names

    by Claudia Mitchell0

  • A complete list of boy names from the Bible—both from the Old and New Testament. You will find unique and modern-sounding names, as well as the traditional names of the prophets and disciples.

    250+ Biblical Boy Names With Meanings

    250+ Biblical Boy Names With Meanings

    by Sam Mendoran0

  • It's a lot of fun to think up baby names when you are expecting. It can also be a bit of a challenge. After all, your baby is going to carry the name you give her or him for the rest of their lives.

    Unique, Popular, and Bizarre Baby Names

    Unique, Popular, and Bizarre Baby Names

    by Amy DeMarco13

  • Looking for a short name or shortened versions of longer names for your baby girl that aren't totally weird? Look no further. Here's a bunch of short, sweet first and middle names for your daughter.

    Short and Sweet Names for Girls

    Short and Sweet Names for Girls

    by Kierstin Gunsberg2

  • Looking for a list of lovely names for your baby girl? From literary heroines to Spanish princesses, this list offers plenty of inspiration to help you find a beautiful name for your daughter.

    Romantic, Feminine Baby Names for Girls

    Romantic, Feminine Baby Names for Girls

    by SmartAndFun16

  • Parents expecting a baby in November can look to the month itself for plenty of inspiration. November is the birth month of many famous people and is tied to a number of beloved holidays as well.

    November Baby Name Ideas for Boys and Girls

    November Baby Name Ideas for Boys and Girls

    by Kathryn Lamoreux2

  • Discusses the general origin of the name Liam and the frequency of its use in the U.K and U.S.

    The Origin of the Name Liam

    The Origin of the Name Liam

    by James Smith0

  • From Arya to Ygritte, George R.R. Martin's popular "A Song of Ice and Fire" books and the "Game of Thrones" TV show are a gold mine of unique and beautiful baby names for girls.

    "Game of Thrones" Baby Names for Girls

    "Game of Thrones" Baby Names for Girls

    by Kathryn Lamoreux1

  • Victorian and Edwardian baby boy names that were once popular and in the top 100 and are now rare and not even in the top 1000 names in the USA. A lot of these names were popular due to US presidents and celebrities of the time.

    18 Vintage Baby Boy Names That Are Now Rare

    18 Vintage Baby Boy Names That Are Now Rare

    by Marianne Sherret2

  • These charming names for winter-born babies may inspire you in your quest for a name. Here you will find boys, girls, and gender-neutral names inspired by the holidays, such as Christmas, the appreciation for winter weather, and nature.

    Charming Names for Winter Babies

    Charming Names for Winter Babies

    by Beth Trent0

  • Parents think long and hard about finding a good name for their baby whether it is their first baby or not. Names that have been popular in the past are not being used too much any longer.

    Baby Names That Are Going Out of Style

    Baby Names That Are Going Out of Style

    by Margaret Minnicks0

  • Scottish baby names to avoid using because they aren't really Scottish, have negative or unfortunate meanings, are old men's names, don't sound nice, or are too popular.

    Scottish Baby Names to Avoid

    Scottish Baby Names to Avoid

    by Marianne Sherret3

  • As long as parents have been naming their children, they have been drawn to names inspired by colors. Here is a list of over 100 names for girls and boys inspired by every color of the rainbow.

    The Full Spectrum of Unique Color Names for Babies

    The Full Spectrum of Unique Color Names for Babies

    by Kathryn Lamoreux45

  • The shortest month isn't short on sources of baby name inspiration. From Valentine's Day to Black History Month, February is packed with symbolism to get your creative juices flowing!

    30 February Baby Names for Girls and Boys

    30 February Baby Names for Girls and Boys

    by Kathryn Lamoreux4

  • Explore a wide variety of baby name ideas inspired by the stars, skies, moons and all things celestial.

    Astronomy-Inspired Baby Names

    Astronomy-Inspired Baby Names

    by Marianne Sherret0

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