The Baby Name Wizard: The Name Experts

Name Voyager

Preview image of Name Voyager graph.

Graph the popularity of names over time with Name Voyager. Try it

TIME Magazine's 50 Best Sites

From the Baby Names Blog

The Girls' Names Fashion Alphabet

Want to know what kind of names are in fashion today? We'll give you a tour, from A to Z.

We've selected a full alphabet of girl's names to represent American name style. Since that style has many faces, we've listed four names for each letter. First, we divided names based on popularity. Every name on our alphabetic list has fashion momentum, but they're at different points on their trajectories. The "bullseye" names below are popular names in full flower, while the "upcoming" names are fast-rising but still relatively uncommon.

Read More

Have You Tried Name MatchMaker Yet?

Tell us names you like and we’ll suggest names
you’ll like even more! Watch a Demo

Expert Tool

Map a Name

Where is your name most popular? Find Out

Image of the US Map

Name of the Day


Transferred use of the surname meaning "from Preston." The name is derived from the English place-name composed of the Old English elements préost (priest) and tūn (town, settlement, village): hence,

Read more about the name Preston