Category Archives: Baby names and meanings

Hippest Baby Name Trends for 2017

While it may not be hip to be trendy, keeping up with what the in-crowd is naming their offspring can help you stay ahead of the popularity curve – and ensure your chosen baby name is fresh. Use this list as a guide for those monikers that could be monopolising playgrounds in the years to come — or as inspo if you really can’t help but join the masses.

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Top Nickname-Proof Baby Names

Baby names are usually chosen with such great care – imbued with special, personal meaning; possibly carrying the ancestral line – that it’s no wonder many parents bristle when others mangle their beloved monikers with nicknames. Even the most staunchly popular choices are not safe; beautiful Charlotte can become Charlie – cute for some, although maybe not for you – Michael turns into Mickey and Richard…well, you know.

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