Baby Names

Alternatives To Your Favourite Baby Names

No matter how good a name may be, options are important. Because we want you to have as many options as possible, we went to the Official Social Security site (of course we did), and found the five most popular names for boys, and five most popular names for girls. Then, we came up with alternatives.
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You Really Named Your Baby That?

Every year, the most popular baby names list is announced, and I think most parents prefer to never see their child's name turn up there. It might be because they want to "own" that name and be individual, or they are thinking about confusion in the classroom in later years. There's a fine line between common and insane (Hashtag, anyone?) that every parent considers.
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Expecting A Winter Babe? Our 10 Favourite Festive Baby Names

The holiday season is upon us, and if you're expecting someone (a little "bundle of joy," perhaps), you may want to make his or her arrival extra festive. That's why we've rounded up our favourite holiday-inspired baby names, so that come Christmas every year, they'll be reminded of what a great gift they were to you.
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Our 10 Favourite Unisex Baby Names

Like baby rooms, baby names can be anything you want them to be. A baby's future doesn't need to be determined by his or her gender, so if you'd like your baby to make his own choices about who he is or which gender she feels comfortable with, you may want to stick to names that can work for either a boy or girl. Here are some of our favourites so far.
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Our 10 Favourite Autumn-Themed Baby Names

Fall is in the air, and if you're due, you might be looking at the season for baby name inspiration. We don't blame you: between the leaves, weather and holidays, it's a time of beauty and celebration. So to help you with the name-game, here are our favourite autumn-related baby names.
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Our Five Favourite Baby Name Apps

Choosing a name for your bundle of joy can be one of the most challenging -- and also, most fun -- parts of pregnancy. Fortunately, there are tons of books, websites, and apps out there to give you plenty of inspiration. Here, we present our top five baby naming apps (bonus: four of the five are free)!
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It Should Go Without Saying, But Don't Name Your Baby "Hitler"

I'm all for uniqueness when it comes to naming a child. After all, no one wants to give their child a name that will be shared by three or more kids in their grade school classroom. That being said, parents still need to consider certain parameters when making a decision that will affect their child for many years to come. Case in point: the poor child incredulously named "Adolph Hitler Campbell."