If you haven't already,
check out our Onomastics Blog (a blog about naming)!
Names in General
This is a freaking SWEET interface that shows you names
and their popularity over the past 100 years or so.
This is a directory of different baby name sites out there
(click on Baby Names). It includes About.com's own site, which isn't bad!
Behind the Names
This site has a long list of names and their origins,
and what they mean. It's very good as well interesting. Don't forget to
check out their
Bulletin Board which is devoted to helping people find the origins
The Social Security Administration
Office of the Chief Actuary
This site documents the most popular names from 1880 to
1999. An excellent site for finding out what names are popular in the
Based on Pamela Redmond Satran and Linda Rosenkrantz's
best selling books Beyond Jennifer and Jason and The Last Word
on First Names plus many others.
Baby Names Plus
This site has an extensive collection of names. The meanings
are not always accurate, but it allows you to correct names, if they are
wrong! A nice feature. Also includes popularity data.
This is an interesting site-- type in existing names and
it will create new names for you.
Think Baby Names:
an easy to search site listing names and their meanings.
Baby Names List
Search from twenty thousand baby names and get their meanings.
Baby Names Family
Names, meanings, articles and lots of other stuff.
Utah Baby Namer
Find out some interesting and downright weird names that
are being used in Utah.
Name suggestions for your baby goth
The Meaning of
Offers funny and frivolous meaning of name interpretations including baby
names, pet names and surnames.
Names from Around the
This site has a list of the most common Japanese names,
plus how to spell them in Kanji.
type in your name and get a Japanese equivalent!
Baby Name World
Has lists of names from all over the world. It doesn't
seem very accurate for the Celtic names, but maybe other lists are better.
Just think--if Cher's mother had known about this page
when picking out a name for her baby girl, we could be listening to Sonny
and Shnorhig right now...
How to Pronounce Finnish
Your Finnish blind date is named Yrjö. But how do you pronounce
it? This site has sound files to tell you how!!
Irish Names: Traditional, Modern,
This site is our other baby; it's about another obsession
of ours: Irish names. It includes meanings, histories and other tidbits
about Irish names.
A Companion site to the Irish names page listed above.
It gives the same treatment to Scottish names.
What is Your name
Type in your name, and see what the Hawaiian equivalent
English to Hawaiian
Here is another Hawaiian site dedicated to translating
names. They also have other Hawaiian related stuff as well!
Get a Chinese
Online Mandarin Tools has a program that will re-name you
based on sounds from your own name, birthday and desired attributes.
Translate your name
This site finds characters for your name, you can then
download your characters and print them out.
Indian baby names, and all sorts of other lists.
Collection of Indian baby names along with their meanings.
These names are broken down into all sorts of useful and interesting categories
(language, religion, popular, rare etc.)!
Not Necessarily Name-related
Celebrity Baby Blog
Up to the minute information on children of the rich and
Beautiful handmade christening gowns and accessories.
Home for designer organic baby and kids apparel made with
100% organic cotton, natural green toys and many more organic baby products.
Presents for new mums
- MamaBabyBliss offers pampering and beauty treatments for mother
and babies including holistic massage, baby massage and baby yoga
Friends and Family
An excuse for Krustee and I to buy way too many bargain-bin
another project: has some fun toys and random weird stuff.
NOTE: may not be entirely suitable for children.
My friend Krustee's site.
Kelly, my pal since Elementary school's Heavy Metal site.
Norah's Stepdad's page.
Norah's Mom's page