36 Romantic Baby Names That Are Sweeter Than a Box of Chocolates
You don't need to be due on Valentine's Day for your baby's name to be inspired by a whole lot of loving. Girl Names
Names .org just released its list of what it predicts will be the top baby names of 2018 overall — and they're shockingly normal. When it comes to baby names , the options for expecting parents can honestly be a bit overwhelming. There are countless lists boasting classic, quirky, vintage, elaborately
Baby Names Finder: Get name ideas. Sophia celebrates her ninth consecutive year as the top choice for girls, while Jackson remains the most popular name for boys for six years running. Oliver and Layla both jumped into the top 10, pushing out Logan and Zoe.
When it comes to baby names, the options for expecting parents can honestly be a bit overwhelming. There are countless lists boasting classic, quirky, vintage, elaborately long and downright wild options, including everything from Jack to(yes, it seems one too many glasses were at play when choosing that one). But, before making a huge decision (this is your kid's name, after all), it's good to get a feel for the most popular titles on the market.
And you're in luck: Based on previous years' data from the Social Security Administration,just released its list of predictions for 2018's hottest baby names — and we've got to admit we were surprised by just how normal they are. Sorry, Chicago and Stormi. Maybe you'll have better luck influencing people next year?
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A set of parents in France is facing time in court after deciding to name their baby daughter Liam. !And while this may seem like a normal, everyday occurrence to American parents, it's a much different story in France. A public prosecutor wants to ban the family from using this name because it "would be likely to create a risk of gender confusion" for the child down the road. And what's more, he said that naming a little girl Liam is "contrary to the interest of the child and could harm her in her social relations.
Read the 10 most popular baby boy names and baby girl names . The Social Security Administration has released its list of the most popular baby names for 2018 and the top five names for girls and top four for boys were all unchanged from the year before.
While thinking of names for your little one, chances are you'll take the most popular names into consideration—either because you're looking for inspiration or Well, now the most up-to-date info on baby naming trends is here, thanks to BabyCenter's " Most popular baby names of 2018 " report.
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Let's kick it off with the list of boy names you'll see more of this year.
Top 10 boys names:
These are some solid selections. According to Names.org, Benjamin and Oliver are on the rise, while William and James are just a tad less popular than they were in the past. You might also be on the lookout for names like Matthew, Jackson, Grayson and Aiden, which are rapidly rising in the ranks.
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Top 10 girls names:
Just like the boy's list, there's not a bad name in the batch for girls. Emma, which has held steady in the top five for years, slipped just a bit according to Names.org, while names like Harper and Evelyn inched their way up the ladder.
It'll be interesting to see if the mix becomes more eclectic in the future, as celebrities keep coming up with unexpected names for their kids. Earlier this year, Adam Levine and Behati Prinsloo welcomed baby Gio Grace, and Chrissy Teigen recently joked about naming her yet-to-be-born baby boy Urban Legend. (Get it?)
For now, we'll continue monitoring the list while keeping our fingers crossed that Bear doesn't make its way into the top 1,000 quite yet.
4 Reasons You Shouldn't Share Your Baby's Name Before Their Birth .
Between the most popular baby names and the more unusual (sometimes even made-up!) monikers, there are countless options when it comes to picking a name for your little one. While some people think parents should share their selection with the world well before the birth, I've always loved the idea of keeping your baby name a secret.