Nancy's Baby Names

is creating unique baby name content

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Hi everyone! Thanks for checking out my Patreon page.

I'm Nancy Man, the blogger behind Nancy's Baby Names. I've been publishing brand-new baby name content at NBN at least five times per week since March of 2006 -- over 14 years!

I write about anything name-related, from useful stuff (like name rankings, name requests, themed lists of names, name news, and name studies) to fun stuff (like name quotes, name stories, unusual names, and even a recent post about the names of Freddie Mercury's cats).

My favorite type of post, though, is the pop culture/history post that tells you the fascinating story behind a single name. By doing deep-dives into the U.S. data, I've unearthed gems like Trilby, Korla, Thedy, Iuma, Leneve, Calizza, Qiana, Tierney, and Uldine. I’ve written about hundreds of these names — some for the first time ever on the internet (uncharted territory in the world of baby names!) — and I’ve got hundreds more on deck. It's my mission to dig up as many names/stories as possible and blog about all of them.

In the meanwhile, I'm also planning to improve the website. Here are some of my ideas:

  • Update the popularity graphs (Done for now! Thank you!)
  • Expand the "History in the Names" timeline
  • Improve the search functionality
  • Build a name database, complete with etymologies and pronunciations
  • Build some innovative name-tools (e.g. a numerology tool, a tool for "combining" names)

Adding these new projects to the mix will require extra time and effort, and that's why I'm on Patreon. By pledging, you'll be helping me continue to write one-of-a-kind name content while I also work on revamping and enhancing my website.

Thanks so much!
$12 of $100 per month
When I reach $100 per month, I can hire a developer and start creating some cool stuff for the site! I'll begin with some fun tools, including (1) a tool that uses numerology to suggest baby names, and (2) a tool that "combines" a pair of names -- such as  parent names -- to generate baby name suggestions. (These two ideas come straight from my inbox!) I'll also start planning/building a trustworthy name database with definitions, usage data, namesakes, associations, etc.
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