It’s the ultimate baby name dream: a name that’s stylish and appealing, yet undiscovered. I published my first “Why Not?” list back in 2004. How well have those choices stood the test of time?
Nicknames are a change of pace. Any formal name that comes with an appealing nickname can be a 2-for-1 bargain, letting you adjust your name to suit your setting. But some names take the style versatility further: from elegant to bold, from Bruce Wayne to Batman, from banker to buzzsaw. […]
A name trend requires a common thread: a style link that makes a whole group of names rise and fall together. It might be a shared suffix, or meaning, or linguistic origin. Occasionally it’s something more elusive—a theme you recognize but can’t easily define. That’s the case with a new […]
Yes, you can have it both ways. You can give your son a timeless, rooted name that that passing trends can’t touch, yet stay off the beaten path of fashion. Satisfy both sides of your style sense with the Namerology collection of boys’ names that are certified as both timeless […]
Welcome to the best of both worlds: girls’ names that are certified timeless, yet still have the potential to surprise and intrigue. How can a name hit both targets? The secret to the double power lies in the names’ history. They’ve stood the test of time, generation after generation, without […]