Often when a mom and dad know that they are having a baby they begin to think about names and often have decided on what name they will give their baby before he or she is born, sometimes people have thought about this before they are even having a baby. Something that is very common in choosing the name to give your baby is to look up the different meanings of different names. There are many sites on the web that offer baby naming resources and here a some fun ones.
Baby Name Wizard
If you are wondering how popular the name that you are considering naming your child, Baby Name Wizard offers a unique graphing system that shows the rank for the years as far back as the 1800s, as long as the name was ranked within the top 1000 choices of names. All you do is type in the name that you are thinking of naming your child and you can see what rank it holds for the different years. This can come in handy if you were wanting to name your child something special and unique, you may be surprised how many are thinking the same thing.
You could spend hours on YeahBaby.com looking up all of the stuff the site offers. They have a database of baby names and their origins, meanings and popularity and you can do an advanced search to find a name that has a certain amount of letters, syllables, the letters the name starts with and the letters the name ends with. They have a list of unique names for both girls and boys and unique spelling for common names for boys and girls. You can find celebrity baby names, this section may really interest you, some names you just can’t believe. There are tons of articles, some about the strangest baby naming news stories, and tips for choosing a name for your baby. There are two baby naming tools, a Baby Name Generator and a Baby Celeb Generator. The Baby Name Generator rearranges the many names that you type in to show you the different combinations and the Baby Celeb Generator has you type in your last name and gives you a “celebrity baby” quality name.
Think Baby Names
Some times when you are trying to think of a baby name, nothing comes to you. People might suggest looking in a book or flipping through the phone book even, just so you get some ideas of what names to look up the meaning and popularity of. Think Baby Names has a Random Baby Namer that literally displays random names for you to consider and show you them on a graph of popularity. Also you can save favorite names and compare them in their popularity.
Picking out the perfect name for your baby can be a very fun process and the best part is you will have 9 months to decide.