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Unisex Names News

Unisex names, those that can be used for both boys and girls, are the topic of the news stories here, from names that have changed gender identity over time to names that are used for both sexes today. Get the latest updates on gender neutral names in these news stories.

45 Rare Gender-Neutral Names Heating Up
Thu Jun 30 2022

45 Rare Gender-Neutral Names Heating Up

Gender-neutral names are getting so popular these days that we see dozens of rare and unique unisex picks finding new favor with parents.
Pride Icon Names Celebrate Diversity
Mon Jun 06 2022

Pride Icon Names Celebrate Diversity

In honor of Pride Month 2022, we've rounded up some of the greatest Pride icon names and the inspiring people and stories behind them.
America's Top Unisex Names of 2021
Wed May 25 2022

America's Top Unisex Names of 2021

Do you like modern names that work for both girls and boys? Get inspiration from the most popular unisex names right now.
Soft Boy Names Are Sensitive And Strong
Mon Apr 25 2022

Soft Boy Names Are Sensitive And Strong

Soft boy names are the antidote to the hyper-macho names that have been trending in recent years. The new softer sound in male names reflects society's changing perception of masculinity.
40+ Unisex Names for Boys
Mon Feb 28 2022

40+ Unisex Names for Boys

Unisex baby names trending male don't get a lot of press, but they should! We've crunched the numbers to uncover 40+ cool names heading further toward the boys' side – as well as several more we're watching.
200 Unique Word Names You Won’t Find Anywhere Else
Thu Feb 17 2022

200 Unique Word Names You Won’t Find Anywhere Else

Unique word names you won't find anywhere else, crowd-sourced from the Berries.
Boy Names for Girls Reach New Heights
Mon Feb 07 2022

Boy Names for Girls Reach New Heights

Ever met a girl named Ezra? It's more common than you might think. Parents are increasingly using boy names for girls — we crunch the latest numbers.
Nonbinary Names Achieve Gender Parity
Thu Jan 06 2022

Nonbinary Names Achieve Gender Parity

Nonbinary names are used in equal numbers for girls and boys. Using the latest data, we've calculated which names qualify as nonbinary today.
Unisex Names That Switched From Boy to Girl
Sat Nov 20 2021

Unisex Names That Switched From Boy to Girl

Think Harper, Lauren, and Madison are girl names? 100 years ago they were given only to boys. Discover 50+ more names that swapped from male to female.
Unisex Baby Names: But Are They Really?
Mon Nov 08 2021

Unisex Baby Names: But Are They Really?

Unisex names are attracting more and more attention for babies of both sexes – but “unisex” doesn’t always mean “gender-neutral”. These unisex baby names are still strongly gendered in the US.
Surnames Make Unisex First Names
Sat Oct 23 2021

Surnames Make Unisex First Names

100+ cool, modern, unisex surnames that are used as first names for equal numbers of boys and girls.
The Most Nonbinary Names in Every State
Sat Aug 21 2021

The Most Nonbinary Names in Every State

Are Angel and Amani gender-neutral? It depends where you live. We found the names in every state that were given to exactly the same number of girls and boys. Prepare for some surprises, and maybe some new names for your list.
The Top Unisex Names in Every US State
Thu Aug 12 2021

The Top Unisex Names in Every US State

What's the most popular unisex name where you live? We reveal the most popular name in every state that's used for both girls and boys. Some places are in line with national favorites Avery and Riley, while others go their own unique way.
Gender-Bending Baby Names
Mon Aug 09 2021

Gender-Bending Baby Names

Gender-bending baby names are the choice of many celebrities.
Vintage Surname Names Come Back Around
Thu Jun 17 2021

Vintage Surname Names Come Back Around

Vintage surname names? Yes, this modern trend isn't so modern after all. See the top surname names from a century ago, along with unique choices from our secret source.
Baby Name DNA: Introducing the future of baby naming
Tue Jun 01 2021

Baby Name DNA: Introducing the future of baby naming

Baby Name DNA is a revolutionary tool designed to analyze your name style and match you with the perfect names.
Unisex Names Across the Atlantic
Sun May 23 2021

Unisex Names Across the Atlantic

Unisex names are more complex than you'd think! We take a deep dive into the data to reveal the top unisex names with a totally different gender balance in the US vs UK.
Unique Unisex Names for Boys
Sat Apr 17 2021

Unique Unisex Names for Boys

Looking for a boy name that's stylish without shouting masculinity? These names are both unisex and rare, going beyond gender and standing out in their own right.
The Coolest Unisex Nature Names
Tue Mar 09 2021

The Coolest Unisex Nature Names

Cool unisex nature names – from the hottest choices right now, to some unique gender neutral ideas to inspire you!
Unique Unisex Middle Names
Mon Feb 15 2021

Unique Unisex Middle Names

Cool unisex middle names are a great way to liven up a conventional first name or make a traditionally gendered name feel more gender neutral.
Unisex Girl Names Keep Evolving
Thu Jan 07 2021

Unisex Girl Names Keep Evolving

Names like Everly, Piper and Aubrey are modern, no-frills choices that feel gender-neutral but lean more to the girls. See which names in this style are hot now, and what’s waiting to be discovered.
Unique Unisex Names for Girls
Thu Dec 03 2020

Unique Unisex Names for Girls

These unique baby girl names have a unisex feel and a lot of style.
Gender Neutral Names Changing Direction
Fri Nov 06 2020

Gender Neutral Names Changing Direction

Is Sage more likely to be a boy or a girl? Some surprising shifts in the directions of unisex names.
How I Named My Babies: Nico Gianna & Jasper Graham
Wed Oct 28 2020

How I Named My Babies: Nico Gianna & Jasper Graham

Alanna Shore, stay-at-home parent, and her husband Keith, artist and art director of Mikkeller Beer, live in Bucks County, Pennsylvania with their four children. In May they welcomed their latest arrivals, twins named Nico Gianna and Jasper Graham. Here, Alanna shares the story of how she and Keith named their babies. How long did it […]
Surprisingly International Baby Names
Sun Oct 25 2020

Surprisingly International Baby Names

What are surprisingly international baby names? They’re names that are super-rare in the US, but have roots in multiple languages, and work in many more!