The Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages (Victoria) has just revealed the state’s most popular baby names and – unsurprisingly – Oliver and Olivia were the tip-top choices. Take a bow kids!
A bunch of other brilliant names ranked as super popular too, with some interesting trends emerging for both boys and girls.
Boy names veered from the traditional – hello Thomas and James – to the regal – g’day Charles,
If you’re a child of the ’80s or ’90s, we bet you can remember the sea of Jennifers, Jessicas, Michaels and Christophers you grew up with. Thankfully, the decades since have seen the rise of unique baby names from which to choose.
Whether you’re looking for trendy baby names, hot new takes on popular picks or something completely different, scroll on for our roundup of the biggest baby name trends to be on the lookout for this year.
From the moment the pregnancy test reads positive, we quickly envision the best of all possible worlds: minimal sickness, a cute baby bump, and a delivery that’s both easy and on time. But life has a way of laughing at our expectations. More often than you might think, moms find themselves in the delivery room long before their due date. It’s a reminder of the uncertainty of life, and with that in mind,
The CSO has today (28 February, 2018) released the most popular Irish Baby Names of 2017. Commenting on the report, Carol Anne Hennessy, statistician said: “Jack has reclaimed the top spot as the most popular baby boys name in 2017, a position it has held since 2007, with the exception of 2016, when James was the most popular choice. Jack was followed by James, Daniel, Conor and Sean as the first five most popular names for boys in 2017.
BabyCenter recently released its Top 100 Names of 2018. Jackson leads the boys’ list for the sixth year in a row, and Sophia tops the girls’ list for the ninth year running, making it the decade-defining name for girls born in the 2010s.
“Sophia is the dominant girls’ name of the decade, with no signs of slowing down,” says Linda Murray, BabyCenter’s Senior Vice President of Consumer Experience and Global Editor in Chief.
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(2009) Jagger Emilio and Charlize Alley Hackett – Grant Hackett and Candice Alley
(2006) Oscar and Eli Brown – Clare Bowditch and Marty Brown (Asha)
(2007) Princess Isabella Henrietta Ingrid Margrethe – Crown Princess Mary of Denmark (Christian, Vincent, Josephine)
(2010) Diaz Bowen – Matt Bowen
(2007) Olive Baron Cohen – Isla Fisher (Elula)
(2001) Anouk Bibi Daddo – Andrew Daddo (Felix, Jasper)
(2006) Bodhi Faith Daddo – Cameron Daddo and Alison Brahe (Lotus,
With 2019 around the corner, people are wondering what the new trends are for popular baby names. From celebrity-inspired choices to some quality classics that have consistently been in the top 100, these are our predictions for top baby names in the new year.
These names aren’t going anywhere next year. According to babycenter.com, these were the top 10 baby names for boys and girls in 2018:
I’m a big fan of boys names for girls.
In the spirit of the whole “new year, new beginnings” vibe, we’re looking forward to a fresh batch of brand-new babies in 2019.
Just what will we call these bundles of joy to be? Well, according to Nameberry, the hottest baby names of 2019 will be inspired by animal names, nicknames, and precious gems.
If you’re looking for a bit of Jewish flavor on these trends, you’re in luck: Many Hebrew names are based on animals,
It’s time! Your vote determines the fan favorite of celebrity baby names 2018!
This is the boys’ contest; the girls’ contest will post later today.
I’ll admit it: I’m downright astonished at the two names that have made it all the way to the final contest. They’re both great names, of course. But I didn’t see either of them as likely finalists. And now one of them will be the winner!