Choosing a name for your baby might be even harder than giving birth. (We may or may not be joking here.) Maybe you want to be traditional and name your new bundle of joy after a family member, but can’t think of a good variation. Or perhaps you’re a rebel and want to completely break the mold, but find that baby name books simply recycle the same boring names over and over. Either way, naming a human being is suddenly a lot harder than you realized.
Luckily for you, Jewish tradition actually has a lot to say about baby names, so if you need some direction, we’ve got you covered. Whether you’re in search of old favorites or new trends, the following questions and answers will hopefully give you just the inspiration you need: