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Hosted by sisters Jennifer Moss and Mallory Moss, founders of BabyNames.com. We explore one name topic per episode, dish about celebrity baby news, and take listener questions about names and naming. You don't have to be expecting to enjoy this show - you just have to be interested in names!

The Baby Names Podcast BabyNames.com

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.4 • 58 Ratings

Hosted by sisters Jennifer Moss and Mallory Moss, founders of BabyNames.com. We explore one name topic per episode, dish about celebrity baby news, and take listener questions about names and naming. You don't have to be expecting to enjoy this show - you just have to be interested in names!

    Name Bites: Sian and Mamoru

    Name Bites: Sian and Mamoru

    In our between-the-episodes Name Bites, Jennifer and Mallory each deep dive into one name and review its meaning, origin, namesakes, and popularity.
    The theme for this episode is ASTRONAUTS! In this episode, we cover the female Welsh name Sian in honor of Sian Proctor, and the Japanese name Mamoru in honor of Mamoru "Mark" Mohri.
    If you want to submit a theme for Name Bites, email us at podcast@babynames.com.
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    • 7 min
    Names from the Art World

    Names from the Art World

    Sisters Jennifer and Mallory Moss curate a list of iconic artist names that would work as baby names today, and tell some stories behind the names.
    Names mentioned in this episode: Turlough, Corbin, Conrad, Orpah, Degas, August, Chagall, Klee, Rembrandt, Salvadore, Rockwell, Wyeth, Frida, Diego, Michelangelo, Julia, Harriet, Hugo...and more!
    Have a question for Jennifer and Mallory? Email us at podcast@babynames.com.
    Don't forget to subscribe on your favorite podcast player, so you don't miss an episode. And join us in our Facebook Group to talk about the podcast, roast names, help parents with names, and play fun name games.
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    The Baby Names Podcast is a production of BabyNames.com
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    • 35 min
    Name Bites: Jolyon and Celestine

    Name Bites: Jolyon and Celestine

    In a new addition to our podcast, we present our third installment of Name Bites! Jennifer and Mallory each pick a name to present and discuss its origin, history, popularity, and namesakes.
    Names mentioned in this episode: Jolyon and Celestine.
    Have a name you want us to cover? Write us at podcast@babynames.com.
    Join us in our Facebook groups:
    The Baby Names Podcast
    Celebrity Baby News
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    • 10 min
    Top Names from Around the World

    Top Names from Around the World

    Jennifer and Mallory review and analyze the top 5 names from 40 countries around the world: Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Croatia, Czechia, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, India, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Luxembourg, Mexico, The Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia Federation, Saudi Arabia, Seychelles, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, UK, and the United States.
    We also report on the current celebrity baby news and take questions from our listeners!
    Names mentioned in this episode: Dumaresq, Lucky, Liam, Maverick, Keaton, Cosmo, Rillian, Julia, Ottilie, Emerson, and more!
    View the full list of top names around the world on BabyNames.com!
    Join us in our Facebook groups:
    The Baby Names Podcast
    Celebrity Baby News
    Our sponsor for this episode is HELLO FRESH, America’s #1 meal delivery kit. To receive up to 14 delivered meal kits from HELLO FRESH go to https://hellofresh.com/babynames14 and use discount code: BABYNAMES14.
    The Baby Names Podcast is hosted by Jennifer Moss and Mallory Moss, founders of BabyNames.com - online since 1996.
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    • 44 min
    Name Bites: Leo and Lavender

    Name Bites: Leo and Lavender

    In a new addition to our podcast, we present our second installment of Name Bites! Jennifer and Mallory each pick a name to present and discuss its origin, history, popularity, and namesakes.
    Names mentioned in this episode: Leo and Lavender
    Have a name you want us to cover? Write us at podcast@babynames.com. To chat with Jennifer, Mallory, and other name enthusiasts, join our Facebook Group!
    The Baby Names Podcast is a production of BabyNames.com.
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    • 10 min
    Zen, Sage, and Names from New Age

    Zen, Sage, and Names from New Age

    Jennifer and Mallory suggest names associated with and reminiscent of New Age spirituality. We also report on the current Celebrity Baby News and take name questions from our listeners.
    Names mentioned in this episode: Idris, Malcolm, Avice, Isabeau, Rayssa, Momiji, Zen, Sage, Asta, Bodhi, Celeste, Déja, Ethereal, Kismet, Muse, Nyx, Seance, Solstice, Spirit, Vortex...and many, many more!
    Join us in our Facebook groups:
    The Baby Names Podcast
    Celebrity Baby News
    Our sponsor for this episode is HELLO FRESH, America’s #1 meal delivery kit. To receive up to 14 delivered meal kits from HELLO FRESH go to https://hellofresh.com/babynames14 and use discount code: BABYNAMES14.
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    Related episodes:
    Names from Space
    Dark, Gothic, and Mystical Names
    Temporal (Time) Names
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    Sources
    Zen on Wikipedia - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zen
    11 Benefits of Burning Sage, How to Get Started, and More
    2014 Study on Sage: https://www.scielo.br/j/rbfar/a/p3kqjsDnN8fZxcdkgYbGQLC/?lang=en
    2016 Study on Sage: http://thesis.honors.olemiss.edu/622/
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    • 42 min

Customer Reviews

4.4 out of 5
58 Ratings

58 Ratings

Kizzle1991dd3 ,

Great show

Love the show. I’m an expecting father and really enjoy the show. It’s hard for my wife and I to pick a name so we like all the suggestions on here. The hosts are funny and interesting too

Cubone&NatutrainerLannisterfan ,

What about…

Why don’t you do an episode on Japanese names? You’ve already done several other languages. It would help me out with naming the characters in my writing.

Derp Bean ,

Great!

I’m doing the 100 baby challenge in The Sims 4 and I am running out of names and I’m only at baby 60 so yeah!

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