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Stuck on the perfect sibling baby name? Check out our fun ideas on naming brothers, sisters or a combination of both! From baby names that have the same theme, such as Irish names or old fashioned names, to names that start with the same letter, let us help you find the perfect sib-set with our ideas for naming your second (or third or fourth…) baby.
Sibling names by theme
If you are having a summer baby, why not let the spirit of the season inspire your baby name? From beachy names, like Coral or Ridge, to names with summer-inspired meanings, such as Talulah or Dax, you are sure to find the perfect match for your child. Check out these summer-inspired baby names that are perfect for your warm weather baby boy or baby girl.
Are you looking for a quaint English baby name for your future English rose or proper English gentleman? English names like Oliver and Amelia have a distinguished and refined sound to them that many parents love.
We have also included the names of the most famous English family — the Royal Family — as well as some of our favorite English names from the popular PBS show, Downton Abbey.
Jacob and Sophia may be the most popular baby names of 2011, but if the Social Security Administration’s predictions are correct, the names Brantley and Briella are climbing the charts the fastest! What other names are hot for 2012? Get a sneak peek into the hottest baby names of the year.
The reality show influence
These baby names have serious style! For those parents who don’t want old-fashioned names from the past, but more modern names for the future, we have rounded up unique and cool names perfect for trendsetting baby girls and baby boys. These baby names are modern, forward thinking and cool – just like you!
Edgy names with X and Z
Have you found the perfect first name for your baby girl – but are stuck on the middle name? Let us help!
Virtue baby names, such as Faith and Hope, make beautiful middle names, as do flower names, such as Rose and Daisy. Whether you want a unique or quirky middle name, such as Ella Bleu, or a classic middle name, read on to check out the hottest middle names for girls.
A short and sweet baby name makes a big impact. These names are quirky, cute and delightfully easy to spell and pronounce. In fact, a short first name is a great way to balance out a long last name. Check out our picks of the best short and sweet baby names for girls and boys.
Short baby names are cool – without trying too hard. Whether you are looking for a shorter name that is unique, old fashioned or somewhere in between, we have rounded up our pick of the best short girl names and short boy names.
Old-fashioned baby names are like that great vintage dress—they are eternally cool and never go out of style. Many parents love classic girl and boy names because they remind of us a simpler, more innocent time. From Clayton and Wilson to Josephine and Lillian, check out our favorite old-fashioned baby names.
St. Patrick’s Day baby names are popular because they are unique, fun and have the luck of the Irish! From Clover to Cillian, we have rounded up Irish baby names, lucky names and more for your St. Patty’s Day baby.
Whether you are expecting a baby in the month of March, would like to honor your Irish culture or just love this festive holiday, St. Patrick’s Day baby names are as cool and unique as they are fun.
Jessica wrote with a quandary. She's at that mid-point in pregnancy where lots of parents develop their short list of names. This is her second baby (another boy) and she's already used up her #1 boy name (Jackson). She and her husband are batting name suggestions back and forth but some of them have already struck out at the grandparents' houses. She's wondering how to play the name game. Should they continue tossing names around the grandparents or should they keep them to themselves?