The stars are doing it. There’s Harper Beckham, Victoria and David’s daughter. Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard named their two daughters Lincoln and Delta, respectively. And Erykah Badu’s daughter’s name is Puma.
Outside of Hollywood, parents are also embracing gender-neutral names for their kids. An analysis done by Nameberry, a website that’s devoted to baby names, found that there’s been a 60 percent increase of post-gender names in the last decade. And BabyCenter, a parenting site, has called 2015 the year of gender-neutral baby.
So why are parents choosing gender-neutral names? What should parents be mindful of when choosing a unisex name?