Were there distinctly African-American names a century ago? And if so, how do we find them?
A rough year highlights the resilience of a classic name. What does it really mean for a name to be a “safe choice”?
Despite what you might read in the paper, I simply have not released a baby name hate list.
When identity is on the line—personal or national—every detail of a name matters.
A classic set of baby names with wildly different trajectories have gathered at a single point. And like any good celestial convergence, this meeting is portentous.
What name has changed? What name has everybody talked about? What name says 2022 to you?
Why did so many parents in the mid-20th-Century choose names like Vicki? A fictional stewardess may point the way.
Is it massive? Is it powerful? How about savage and prepared to wreak havoc? If so, it’s ready to be a baby name—for boys only.
If you’re looking for an elaborate, old-fashioned American name, you’ve come to the right place. I’ve created a master list of all of them.
Baby names have their own star system, and it’s all about sound and style.