Choosing a baby name can be overwhelming, but really, the process should be fun. Pinterest is a great place to start for everything baby-related, and baby names are no exception. We’ve sorted through all the lists and included our favorite ones here for your convenience. This post will help you narrow down which ‘type’ of baby name you want – popular, old-fashioned, unique and so on.
Here are some categories of names to consider:
Avery, Jackson, Sophia, Emma, Milo
These baby names are just a few of the most popular choices from the last two years, and there’s a reason for that. Do you want a baby name that’s trending? Start by looking through the top baby names for boys and girls in 2017.
Disney Baby Names
Abigail, Charlotte, Gideon, Milo
Whether you’re a big Disney fan or not, one of these dreamy and mystical Disney girl names might suit your baby. There are tons of choices beyond the typical Cinderella or Ariel. We’re particularly fond of Giselle and Alice. There are also some great Disney-inspired names for boys from Mickey to Oliver.
Baby Names with Fantastic Nicknames
William “Liam,” Collette “Coco,” Isabella “Izzy”
A lot of the time, nicknames are unavoidable. Even if you want your child to be called by their given name, relatives and even your kid might have different ideas. So, you might as well choose a name that also has a great nickname. Check out 12 Baby Names with Fantastic Nicknames.
Old-Fashioned Baby Names
Adeline, Lincoln, Victor, Raymond
Take a nod from the past and consider an old-fashioned baby name. Everything that’s old comes back into style at some point so your kiddo will be ahead of the curve. Take a look at The Ultimate List of Old Fashioned Baby Names.
French Baby Names
Coralie, Luc, Marielle, Louna
They have a nice ring to them, don’t they? These names are some of the most popular choices in France. If you’re striking out with American names, you could turn to French. It is one of the five romance languages, after all. See 17 French Baby Names that are Prime for an American Takeover.
Greer, Declan, Talia, Iris
Your baby is unique and you want everyone to know it. Help your little girl or boy stand out in the world with a beautifully uncommon name. Browse 100 Unique Baby Names.
Baby Girl Names with Special Meanings
Sophia – wise, Madison – gift of God, Gwyneth – happiness
Every name has a meaning behind it, but these ones have extra special and memorable ones. Give your daughter a name that she’ll be proud of. Look through Baby Girl Names with Great Meanings.
Short and Sweet Boy Names
Blake, Clark, Ian, Zac
There’s something very appealing about boys names that are short and simple. Give your little man a name that is classic and easy to pronounce. Here are 100 Sweet and Short Names for Boys with Meanings.
There are tons of names to choose from and these are just a starting point. After you gather some initial ideas, continue your search on Babble, a resource provided by Disney. You can sort baby names by letter, origin, or theme.
And when you’re ready, have a look at our beautiful birth announcements, which can be customized for your baby’s chosen name!
Did one of the names on this list spark your interest? We would love to hear your top considerations. Leave a comment below.