These Parents Have to Go to Court After Giving Their Baby Daughter a Very Common Name
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.
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Nameberry’s most popular names list is based on number of views each name received for the first half of 2018 . It gauges interest in these names rather than tracking actual babies who received the names Here are the 100 most popular names for boys and girls on Nameberry for 2018 , so far .
Baby names for 2018 may just be the most unique yet. For the year ahead, expect to see names that skew toward the gender neutral, and some that are even a hybrid of cultural figures and classical names-the likes fictional characters. There's also a trend toward the nostalgic, with older names (you know, the three-syllable kind) making the cut. Baby naming site shared that Olivia, Emma, Ava, Charlotte, and Mia were the most popular picks for girls while Noah, Liam, Benjamin, Oliver, and William topped the list for boys. The also analyzed in order to make their top 20 name predictions for 2018. Here's what they came up with.
Presenting: The Most Popular Baby Names of 2018
Presenting: The Most Popular Baby Names of 2018When 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 Chardonnay (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.
The most popular name for a girl is Emma, and Liam is the top choice for a boyCredit: Getty - Contributor. The most popular girls' names of 2018 so far are Emma, Olivia and Ava, in that order. Emma, meaning “whole” or “universe”, is no doubt popular thanks to the likes of Harry Potter star
The top 20 names for girls and boys born so far in 2018 have been revealed by BabyCentre. So is your name on the list? They also looked at some popular trends. Read on below to find out what is making certain baby names popular at the moment.
Related: 10 Gender Neutral Names Inspired By Places In The World [Provided by Travel + Leisure]
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.