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100 Most popular Baby Names

Baby names and trends are constantly changing. Trend factors include the royal family, TV shows and the tendency to choose shorter names. Following you can find the most popular baby names.

Choosing a Baby name is a very big commitment. Your Child will have this name literally for his or her whole life. So you might find yourself asking questions like do you want a really unique name? A trending or popular name? A specific spelling of a popular name?

The social security administration is keeping track of baby names all the way back to 1879. Looking back at previous years Emma and Liam have been popular for a while and are still on top of the list.

Shorter Baby Names

Overall baby names are getting shorter. Names with four letters are getting very popular. (Makes sense with Emma and Liam) Especially the names for girls like Luna, Mila or Cora.

Parents like names from other countries that are more international like like Kai or Axel as well as Scandinavian names like Bjorn or Anders and even Thor.

Names inspired by the royal family will never get old. Anything to do with the english royal family has been trendy. According to BabyCenter the interest in Meghan jumped 49% right after the royal wedding.

BabyCenter also predicts that there will be a rise in popular Disney names thanks to Disney+
Names from their popular shows like High school musical (Troy, Gabrielle, Ricky). As well as the classic Disney movie princesses (Aurora, Ariel, Belle, Jasmine…)

Names from the 20s and 70s are coming back.

Barbara, Frank or Ruth are having a comeback. But just as many new parents chose names from a more recent past, with names that recall their ’90s boy and girl band stars. Brittany, Nicole, Amber, Nicholas, Austin, and Jonathan. Just like pop culture inspired names.

Star Wars inspired names like Kylo are in the top 10 climbing names. As well as Leia and Cassian.

Even though it is already over – Game of Thrones is still a very popular name giver for babies.
Aria can be found in the top 20 for girl names. Olenna, Ellaria and Stark are becoming popular too.
Right after names from Game of Thrones are Names from the Kardashians/Jenners. There is a rising interest in True, Chicago, Dream, Reign, and even Nori, which is the nickname for North.

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These are the most popular Baby names according to the Social Security Administration (Newest Data from 2018):

Girls

  1. Emma
  2. Olivia
  3. Ava
  4. Isabella
  5. Sophia
  6. Charlotte
  7. Mia
  8. Amelia
  9. Harper
  10. Evelyn
  11. Abigail
  12. Emily
  13. Elizabeth
  14. Mila
  15. Ella
  16. Avery
  17. Sofia
  18. Camila
  19. Aria
  20. Scarlett
  21. Victoria
  22. Madison
  23. Luna
  24. Grace
  25. Chloe
  26. Penelope
  27. Layla
  28. Riley
  29. Zoey
  30. Nora
  31. Lily
  32. Eleanor
  33. Hannah
  34. Lillian
  35. Addison
  36. Aubrey
  37. Ellie
  38. Stella
  39. Natalie
  40. Zoe
  41. Leah
  42. Hazel
  43. Violet
  44. Aurora
  45. Savannah
  46. Audrey
  47. Brooklyn
  48. Bella
  49. Claire
  50. Skylar

Boys

  1. Liam
  2. Noah
  3. William
  4. James
  5. Oliver
  6. Benjamin
  7. Elijah
  8. Lucas
  9. Mason
  10. Logan
  11. Alexander
  12. Ethan
  13. Jacob
  14. Michael
  15. Daniel
  16. Henry
  17. Jackson
  18. Sebastian
  19. Aiden
  20. Matthew
  21. Samuel
  22. David
  23. Joseph
  24. Carter
  25. Owen
  26. Wyatt
  27. John
  28. Jack
  29. Luke
  30. Jayden
  31. Dylan
  32. Grayson
  33. Levi
  34. Isaac
  35. Gabriel
  36. Julian
  37. Mateo
  38. Anthony
  39. Jaxon
  40. Lincoln
  41. Joshua
  42. Christopher
  43. Andrew
  44. Theodore
  45. Caleb
  46. Ryan
  47. Asher
  48. Nathan
  49. Thomas
  50. Leo

Are you a fan of the classic names or are you gonna name your baby something unique?

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