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Cute Names for Baby Blogs & New Families

It just doesn’t seem right to have a baby blog name that’s not oozing with cuteness, but it can be quite a challenge to come up with a creative name when you’ve got your mind on a million other things during pregnancy or after childbirth.

It takes a lot of effort and commitment to publish and maintain a blog, so it’s worth getting a really awesome name that you’re proud of, as you’ll be sharing it with all your friends and family.

You’ll be surprised at the number of terribly named blogs with owners who cringe every time someone asks, “why did you call it that?”, so don’t make the same mistake and choose a cool name that literally wows everyone who hears it.

Okay, so how do you find a name that’s as cute as your baby?

Naming Ideas from a Blog’s Plan

The first thing you need to do is to assess the plan for the blog and consider any specific goals, themes and unique ideas for it.

A blog that documents the experiences of a new family in the making, and talks about the adventures of first-time parents may require a different naming strategy compared to a baby-focused blog that only has cute pictures of your cuddly one.

By thinking through what you hope to achieve from the blog, and the content you’ll be posting in it, you’ll automatically start to confirm it’s identity and appeal, which in turn allows you to select an appropriate naming strategy.

Simple Descriptive Names

For example, if the only purpose of having the blog is for you to post pictures of your baby to it, so that you don’t have to send friends and family emails with countless high res photos that take ages to download, then a standard approach is to keep it simple with names like:

  • Baby Jane
  • Our Baby Jane
  • Gorgeous Jane
  • Jane’s Photos
  • Jane’s Baby Pics

(Note: replace ‘Jane’ with the name of your baby)

Clearly, these blog names are not very exciting, or cute, and unless your baby has a very unusual name, there are bound to be plenty of other blogs for babies with the same name as yours.

In order to find a really cute name, you need to get creative and tap on the wittier side of you or your other half to make up a name that’s meaningful, sounds good and simply awesome.

One of the core decisions to be made is whether you want to include the name of your baby in the blog’s name.

Puns and Words with Double Meanings

If you do, then you’ve already confirmed one of the words in the name and you can proceed to build the other words around it.

For example, there is a baby blog called ‘Harvesting Kale’ that obviously plays on the fact that Kale is a name but also a vegetable, and so ‘harvesting’ naturally emerges as a witty word to pair with the baby’s name.

Alliterative Baby Blog Names

Sometimes, it’s almost impossible to find words that have a deep double meaning to combine with your baby’s name. An alternative naming method is to use alliteration and choose another word that starts with the same letter as your baby’s name so that the combination has a rhythmic feel when it is pronounced.

For instance, a the blog for baby Charlie may be called ‘Chubby Charlie’, or the name for Anna’s blog may be called ‘Adorable Anna’, and baby Greta’s journeys may be shared in a blog called ‘Grooming Greta’.

Build the Blog’s Name Around the Baby’s Name

Baby blog naming is a lot more focused and generally easier when parents opt to include the baby’s actual name into the blog’s name. As you can see, it’s possible to create really cute blog names by using your baby’s name and other relevant areas to get ideas and inspiration.

By doing this, the name you come up with will probably be more relevant, unique, and memorable. All in all, it’ll be a more meaningful name that’s perfectly suited to your little one.

Happy naming! And parenting.

List of 101 Words for Cute Blog Names

One of the most effective ways of creating a cute name is to use words that define, describe and convey concepts and ideas that are inherently cute.

Similar to the word ‘cute’ itself, many of these words are adjectives that can be used to describe a person, their individual characteristics, occupation, interest, passion or elements of their personality.

Create Cute Names with Cute Words

Depending on the focus of your blog, these cute adjectives may also be used with lots of other nouns to generate cool names that will give the blog a unique and memorable identity.

To help you along in developing your blog’s name, we have compiled a big list of 101 cute words below that you can use when naming your blog.

  1. adorable
  2. angel
  3. baby
  4. bloop
  5. brumby
  6. bubbles
  7. bug
  8. bumberell
  9. bumble
  10. bungle
  11. burple
  12. buttercup
  13. butterfly
  14. butterscotch
  15. buttons
  16. canoodle
  17. charming
  18. chiffchaff
  19. chomp
  20. cuddly
  21. cupcake
  22. cute
  23. cutie pie
  24. cutsie
  25. delightful
  26. dimples
  27. dobby
  28. doink
  29. doll
  30. dovey
  31. fairy
  32. flarf
  33. fluffy
  34. foozle
  35. forever
  36. froglet
  37. frumpous
  38. fun
  39. funny
  40. gem
  41. giggles
  42. glittery
  43. glume
  44. heart
  45. hugsy
  46. hunnybunch
  47. jewel
  48. jiggly
  49. joy
  50. kinky
  51. kisses
  52. kissy
  53. kithly
  54. kitty
  55. ladybug
  56. love
  57. lovey
  58. munchkin
  59. paddywack
  60. pebbles
  61. piggy
  62. pipsqueek
  63. plonk
  64. pooch
  65. poplin
  66. precious
  67. pretty
  68. prince
  69. princess
  70. prinky
  71. pumpkin
  72. rainbow
  73. rhubarb
  74. schnoogle
  75. slurp
  76. smoochies
  77. smush
  78. snaffle
  79. snifty
  80. snuggle
  81. snuggly
  82. snurf
  83. snurfle
  84. spooky
  85. sprinkles
  86. squeeze
  87. sugar
  88. sugary
  89. sunshine
  90. sweet
  91. sweetie
  92. sweety
  93. thimble
  94. toot
  95. tootsie
  96. treasure
  97. whiffle
  98. whiskers
  99. wiggly
  100. wispy
  101. wobbly

Relevant Words Make Meaningful Names

Even with the assistance of this word list, you will still need to have a good strategy and a fair amount of creativity to come up with a great name that makes sense, is memorable and cute as well.

If you’ve got lots of inspiration and have certain types of names in mind already, go ahead and start making lists of potential options for your blog’s name. However, if you need a bit more guidance and ideas on naming strategies, read this article on the different ways to create a cute name for your blog.

Or, if you didn’t find the ideal word above, here are Another 50 Cute Words to Inspire your Blog’s Name.

Cute Blog Naming Ideas from Cartoons and Romantic Nicknames

Without much knowledge in what it takes to create a cute name, it can be extremely difficult and frustrating to try and decide on a name for your blog.

You’ve learned that your blog’s name is very important and that you should get it right from the outset instead of having to change it in the future. You’re about to invest a lot of time and effort into writing the blog, and desperately want an ideal name to give you the best chance of attracting and retaining traffic.

But how are you going to find a name when you don’t know anything about naming and the techniques used to produce highly catchy and memorable names?

Names of Cartoon Characters

One way is to get ideas from extremely well created names that are undoubtedly cute by reviewing the names of cartoon and other fictional characters.

Here are some of the cute names of popular cartoon characters that have stood the test of time:

  • Mickey Mouse
  • Minnie Mouse
  • Donald Duck
  • Daisy Duck
  • Fred Flintstone
  • Bugs Bunny
  • Roger Rabbit

Note: notice that all of them use alliteration as a powerful way to produce a name that’s fun to pronounce and easier to remember.

Cute Romantic Nicknames

Alternatively, if you want a romantically cute name to match the love that your blog will be spreading, then a good place to get inspiration may be from romantic nicknames given to one another by people who are in love.

These are some of the more common love nicknames to give you ideas when creating your cute blog name:

  • Baby Kins
  • Snuggle Bunny
  • Cutie Pie
  • Sugar Bear
  • Honey Pot
  • Sweet Heart
  • Angel Eyes
  • Cupcakes
  • Adorable
  • Sweetie Pie

For further inspiration, check out this huge list of 250 romantic nicknames.

Creatively Combine Cute Words

As you can see, by cleverly combining sweet and pretty words, you can create really cute names for your friends, your pets and even your blog.

All you have to do is to be imaginative and use attractive words you love in creative ways to come up with unique names.

Create Cute Alliterative Personal Blog Names

Cute names use the meaning and visual interpretation of their component words to create their cuteness, but the really exceptional names use the sound of the words to enhance the impact of the name.

The most common phonetic naming strategy used is called alliteration, where two or more words starting with the same alphabet and sound are used to produce a name that has a repetitive effect and a slight rhyme at times when it is pronounced.

Cartoon Character Names use Alliteration

One of the best examples of cute alliterative names may be observed from some of Disney’s cartoon characters, such as Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck, Minnie Mouse and Daisy Duck.

Although they may be taken for granted as naturally sounding good when we hear them, a lot of thought will have been put into ensuring that cartoon names are cute and appealing to children.

Further examples of alliterative names of popular cartoon characters are Fred Flintstone, Bugs Bunny, Roger Rabbit, Mighty Mouse, Daffy Duck, Porky Pig, Peter Pan and Pink Panther.

Cute Concept, Meaning and Sound

You can’t go wrong by striving for an alliterative name for your blog. It may limit the choice of words you can use and make it harder to find a name, but once you succeed in combining two (or more) words appropriately, you can be assured that it will definitely sound good and be packed full of meaning.

Do note that you do not need the words starting with the same letter to be consecutive. In other words, a name like ‘Bob the Builder’ uses alliteration to produce a great sounding name even though the word ‘the’ in the middle does not start with the letter ‘b’.

Instead of adding a ‘the’ which appears to break the alliteration and makes the name longer as well, a name such as ‘Bob the Builder’ could be called ‘Builder Bob’ too, but sometimes, it’s just a matter of preference, how certain names sound when individual words are combined and the particular emphasis that a name creator wishes to place.

How to Create a Cute Personal Blog Name

Make a list of all the words that describe the cute qualities of you or your blog’s content.

For example, you may be a ‘bubbly’ character who is called ‘blondie’ and you’re known to be a ‘babbling buffoon’ by some of your friends, while others feel you resemble ‘Blossom’ and buzz like a ‘bumble bee’ at times.

Once you’ve written down an extensive collection of cute words that may be suitable for your blog name, its time to get creative by combining the words that start with the same letter. If you don’t think buffoon is particularly flattering, and are proud of your blonde locks, you could choose ‘Bubbly Blondie’ or ‘Babbling Blonde’.

As you can see, it’s actually quite easy. Only you will know what’s cute about yourself and the kind of name you want for your blog. The key thing is to identify the core list of component keywords first, as the whole process is relatively straightforward once you’ve got a lot of great words to work with.

Blog Names Can Be Cute in Different Ways

There are various types of blog names that may be regarded as cute and if this is the naming strategy you want, you should choose an appropriate style that resonates with your blog’s audience.

Something that’s cute to one person may not have the same appeal to another, so it’s important to understand who you’re trying to reach and what appeals to them.

Although the standard interpretation of the word ‘cute’ may be in a girly ‘fluffy bunny cute’ kind of way, there are alternative uses and names may be cute in a number of ways.

Here are 4 options to create a cute name that’s catchy and memorable.

1. Fluffy Bunny Cute

Young bloggers normally prefer names that are cute in the literal sense. These names can be easier to create as they simply use words that inherently convey a sense of cuteness on their own (ie. bunny), or when combined with another word (ie honey bunny). While cleverly cute names require a bit of thinking to appreciate its qualities, ‘fluffy bunny’ cute names rely more on the visualization of the words and their associated meanings to produce the cuteness.

2. Cleverly Cute

Some names are cute because they’ve been created from clever word play that produces a witty or quirky meaning, which resonates with its intended audience. For example, the blog Fashoenista has a cool name that is made by blending the word ‘shoe’ into the word ‘fashionista’, which results in a name that instantly communicates that the blog is an authority on fashionable footwear.

3. Sweet & Cute

There are lots of great blog names that are really sweet and cute but not in the ‘pink bunny’ way. In general, they tend to be girly and incorporate a bit more meaning than the cute blog names adopted by kids and teens. The sweetness of these names may be literal when used for foodie blogs such as using ‘A Slice of Heaven’ as the name for a cake and desserts blog, or they may have more uniquely cute and sweet qualities like ‘Purse Pixie’ or ‘Curls n Pearls’.

4. Funnily Cute

You can never go wrong with funny and amusing names if you’re able to come up with one that successfully resonates with your audience and suits the content and tone of your blog. Some funny names may be haha funny and comical, but some of the most effective ones combine cuteness with a bit of humour to be catchy and memorable. For example, the food blog ‘Chubby Hubby’ certainly has a ring to it, and while you wouldn’t say it is particularly funny per se, it works because it is amusingly cute.

Many Ways to be Cute

At the end of the day, the word cute may be used to refer to a name that’s creatively cool, clever, witty or just simply awesome because it connects with its audience perfectly.

When you’re deciding on an appropriate approach in making your blog’s name cute, make sure you sit back and reflect about what your readers will find cute and not just what you think.