Frequently Asked Questions

Visit the following URL and follow the instructions to have a new password sent to the email address you used when you registered for the site.

Our forums provide a great place to discuss names.  You’ll need to create an account on Baby Name Wizard to contribute to the forums.  Baby Name Wizard does not provide name consulting services, but we do provide lots of helpful tools so you can find the right name.

We accept user submissions.  You can add a name to Namipedia by clicking here.  Then just add the fields you know and our moderators will take a look.

You must be signed in to manage your favorites.  To add a name, first find the name in Namipedia, then simply click “Favorite This Name.” You can also add names directly from your profile. You can view names you’ve saved by viewing your profile here or clicking the “Favorite Names” link. To remove a name from your favorites, navigate to your profile, click “Edit Profile,” select the “x” icon next to the name you want to remove, and hit “Save Changes.”

Baby Name Wizard shares the lists for every country that provides national data on names.  There are a lot of countries that don’t provide national name data, including many in Africa and Asia.  We would love to include even more countries’ data on our site, so we check every year for new data being released.

The NameMapper is a Java applet, which means that in order to use it you need to have Java enabled in your Web browser and, if you are behind a firewall, that firewall needs to allow Java. For instructions on enabling Java in your browser, visit

Yes, we provide all our tools and content for free.