OhBabyNames was built on the premise that there really isn't one super detailed baby naming website on the Internet today. Parents shouldn't have to sift through 40,000 options when considering what to name their baby. The amount of names out there is overwhelming but thin on detail. Our goal is to provide all of that interesting detail on every aspect of commonly used names.
The Power Behind a Name: Martin Luther King, Jr.20 Jan, 2014 10:24:00 Today, as a nation, we celebrate the birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr. (although his actual birthday is January 15). That got me to thinking about his name. —by Julie Hackett, Onomastics Guru and Owner/Author of OhBabyNames.com
When Is Being Too Unique Not a Good Thing?01 Dec, 2013 20:40:00 In some misplaced race to be different, American parents are creating more and more new names – either by inventing them from thin air or by greatly altering the spellings of tradition names.
All Saints Day01 Nov, 2013 13:54:00 In honor of All Saints Day today, we thought it would be fun to dig up the names of saints with the weirdest patronages. Here are our Top 10 favorites. —by Julie Hackett, Anthroponymy Consultant and Owner/Author of OhBabyNames.com
Boo! Happy Halloween!31 Oct, 2013 09:00:00 The origins of Halloween (“All Hallow’s Eve”) are religious. It’s the “eve” of All Saints Day; a day to celebrate the dearly departed saints and other faithful Christian souls.
Is North West Up or Down?03 Oct, 2013 15:00:00 Turns Out the Answer Is Only a Matter of Perspective. A Case for Why Celebrities Should Hire Naming Consultants. By Julie Hackett, Anthroponymy Consultant and Owner/Author of OhBabyNames.com
A human being's name is a principal component in his person, perhaps a piece of his soul.Sigmund Freud