The Most Popular Baby Name Endings

The Most Popular Baby Name Endings

How should your baby’s name end? N? A? Y? Endings are especially important in names because of the psychological concept of recency bias: What you hear last is what you remember best. That’s why parents pay attention to endings when choosing baby names,...
The 50 Most Surprising Names of the Past Year

The 50 Most Surprising Names of the Past Year

Baby names come and go in popularity, but at the top of the list there is often not a lot of movement (see our previous post The 2018 baby name data are here!). Which names jumped the most in popularity in the past year? Here are some highlights from the latest...