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What Were the Most Popular Baby Names of 2019?

Did you receive a bundle of joy in 2019? Did you name him or her one of these popular baby names?

Or, maybe you are expecting this year, and you either want to break with the crowd and come up with something new, or you want to stick with the trendy.

In either case, here is a list of the most popular baby names of 2019.

According to the Social Security Administration, these are the current most popular names given to baby boys:

  • Liam
  • Noah
  • William
  • James
  • Oliver
  • Benjamin
  • Elijah
  • Lucas
  • Mason
  • Logan

For girls the list is:

  • Emma
  • Olivia
  • Ava
  • Isabella
  • Sophia
  • Charlotte
  • Mia
  • Amelia
  • Harper
  • Evelyn

These top names for boys and girls have stayed pretty much the same since 2018, with some shuffling of the order. But, what do the experts say could be up and comers in 2020?

Expect to see quite a few “Kylos” and “Raes” born, thanks to the popularity of the latest Star Wars films. Also, royal names are often trend-makers, as we can see that with the rise of the name Meaghan. But she’s not the only one. Harry, too, is also climbing the charts, as is Archie.

According to  Nameberry, a site for researching baby names, based on searching data by those presumably giving birth this year — the hottest names for 2020 are: Austin, Alva, Acacius, Tate, and Diego for boys; Adah, Reese, Mika, Paisley, and Amina for girls; and Ellis, Phoenix, Remy, Marlowe, and Shea for unisex names.

How did you name your children? Did you go with tradition or trend, or go “out there” on your own? Please reply using the comments below.

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