A is for Acela….Meet 26 intriguing new names that debuted in 2021.
Take an alphabetic tour through 26 noteworthy names that were given to five or more American girls for the first time in the year 2020.
Over a thousand names made their all-time debuts in the 2020 baby name statistics. Here are 26 of the noteworthy new boys’ names, one for each letter of the alphabet.
Even creative spelling has its rules—and those rules are changing. For generations, two letters have reigned supreme the realm of creative name spelling: Y and K. Parents replaced workaday vowels with Ys in names from Lynda to Paxtyn, and Cs with Ks in names like Karter and Khloe. The two […]
Another baby name barrier is falling—a big one. Even this age of creative, high-impact naming, baby names have generally remained single words. But not any more. American parents have started to create names out of phrases. Compound names like Mary Kate or Jon-Michael have always been common enough, as have […]
New names come from all over the globe: from faith and fantasy, from brand names and band names. The 622 brand-new girls’ names that debuted in the US baby name statistics last year are a study in innovation. Meet 17 of the names that were given to five or more […]
Meet the newest of the new: names that made their all-time debut in America’s baby name statistics last year. That means they were given to five or more newborn boys in a single year for the first time ever. Over 500 fresh names made the cut this year, ranging from […]
Meet America’s newest baby names. Each year, hundreds of names make their debut in the U.S. name statistics, meaning they were given to at least five newborn boys or girls in one year for the first time ever. I’ve collected some highlights in notable categories from 2018. Together, they paint […]