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Family & Relationships It's Official: See the Most Popular Baby Names

22:46  15 may  2018
22:46  15 may  2018 Source:   goodhousekeeping.com

Presenting: The Most Popular Baby Names of 2018

  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.

Popular Names by Birth Year. Enter the Year and Popularity for a List of the Most Popular Names . Any year after 1879.

Check out the 10 most popular boys ’ and girls’ names , and see more data on baby names at the Social Security Administration’ s website. Oliver. Jacob. The Most Popular Girls’ Names

The Social Security Administration released its list of the official most popular baby names in the United States for the year 2017. Liam and Emma topped the list.: It's Official: See the Most Popular Baby Names © Getty Images It's Official: See the Most Popular Baby Names Teachers should prepare for a classroom full of Liams and Emmas in a few years. The Social Security Administration officially released its list of popular baby names from 2017, and those two names won the annual popularity contest.

This was the first year that Liam topped the charts, edging out 2016’s winner, Noah, which was bumped to second place. And it’s also the first year since World War II that Michael didn’t have a spot in the top 10; it’s now at number 12 instead. Logan and Oliver both made the list for the first time ever.

Related: 10 Baby Names Destined for Success [Provided by Good Housekeeping]

The girls’ names also made some historic changes, but not at the top, as Emma ranked number one for the fourth year in a row. But Emily got kicked out of the top 10 for the first time since 1990. Amelia is now on the top 10 for the first time ever, and Evelyn made the list for the first time since 1915. “These traditional names show parents are keeping up the trend of naming daughters after grandmothers,” the Social Security Administration noted in a press release.

The most popular baby names in America for 2017 were ...

  The most popular baby names in America for 2017 were ... The Social Security Administration released its annual list of most popular names for boys and girls. And there were some surprises!The Social Security Administration released its annual list of most popular names on Friday, both on its website and in a Facebook Live announcement. And for the fourth year in a row, Emma was America's most popular name.

Look up a name : See its popularity . Baby Names Finder: Get name ideas. Sophia and Jackson both snagged the title of most popular baby names The U. S . government draws from Social Security Administration records to provide an official list of baby names and their popularity across the

The list gauges the baby names that are winning the most attention from parents-to-be right now, and may predict which Aryan is the hottest boys ’ name for the first half of 2016, rising 49 places. An Indo-Iranian name that means warrior or honorable, Aryan is number 697 on the official US popularity list.

As usual, celebrities had an influence in baby names last year. The fastest-rising boys’ name was Wells, which might be because of Wells Adams, a contestant on The Bachelorette and Bachelor in Paradise. The name Melania is also rising in popularity for girls, which shows the first lady’s influence. And the Kardashian effect was in full force, with more parents naming their children Dream, like Rob Kardashian and Blac Chyna did in 2016.

Check out the 10 most popular boys’ and girls’ names, and see more data on baby names at the Social Security Administration’s website.

The Most Popular Boys’ Names:

  1. Liam
  2. Noah
  3. William
  4. James
  5. Logan
  6. Benjamin
  7. Mason
  8. Elijah
  9. Oliver
  10. Jacob

The Most Popular Girls’ Names:

  1. Emma
  2. Olivia
  3. Ava
  4. Isabella
  5. Sophia
  6. Mia
  7. Charlotte
  8. Amelia
  9. Evelyn
  10. Abigail

Related: Evelyn, William Top Most Popular Baby Names In 2017 [Provided by CBS Minnesota]

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.

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