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Get baby name ideas! Browse by name origin, popularity, or even by celebrities' choices. Plus, discover the meaning of first and last names in the search below.

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Family Name Search

Genealogy buffs, unite! Read about the meaning of your surname and discover your name's origin.

Name Categories

Get to know thousands of names in categories such as Child Stars, Literary Characters, Biblical Names, and more.

Name Tracker

Track the rise and fall of naming trends over the years, and see where your favorite names rank on the list.

Celebrity Names

Explore the weird world of celebrity parents and the wild names they give their hapless offspring. New arrivals are added often!

Build a Name

This is the place to create your baby's name. Experiment with name combinations, and save and email your favorites.

Renamer

Do you and your name go together like a black suit and brown shoes? Find out what you should have been named, based on your personality traits.

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