The Most Popular and Trending Baby Names in 2020

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Another year, another list of the most popular and trending baby names to scour for inspiration.

It’s safe to say 2020 hasn’t exactly turned out how we had expected. We’ve spent most of the year tackling a global pandemic, but in happier news, all this time indoors has sparked rumours of a huge baby boom in 2021. With that in mind, there’s been a lot of talk of trending baby names and popular baby names in 2020.

If one of the quirky lockdown baby names growing in popularity isn’t quite going to cut it for your little bundle of joy, we’ve rounded up the trending baby names and popular monikers climbing the ranks this year.

Top Trending Baby Names for Girls in 2020

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According to NameBerry, after looking at the most searched for girl baby names in 2020, these monikers topped the list.

  1. Luna
  2. Maeve
  3. Aurora
  4. Olivia
  5. Isla
  6. Ava
  7. Ophelia
  8. Eleanor
  9. Eloise
  10. Aurelia

Trending Baby Names for Boys

NameBerry also found that Milo, Asher and Atticus were among the trending baby names for boys in 2020.

  1. Milo
  2. Asher
  3. Atticus
  4. Oliver
  5. Levi
  6. Silas
  7. Arlo
  8. Leo
  9. Theodore
  10. Jasper

Still undecided? Take a look at the most popular baby names in 2019. 

Most Popular Baby Names in 2020

Meanwhile, babynames.com looked at the their users’ favourite baby names lists generated from December 2019 until May of this year to predict the most popular baby names in 2020 so far.

Top 20 Girls Names

  1. Charlotte
  2. Ava
  3. Amelia/Emilia
  4. Olivia
  5. Aurora
  6. Violet
  7. Luna
  8. Hazel
  9. Chloe
  10. Aria/Arya
  11. Scarlett
  12. Isla
  13. Abigail
  14. Freya/Freja
  15. Adeline
  16. Sophia/Sofia
  17. Nora/Norah
  18. Adelaide
  19. Emma
  20. Mila

get-baby-sleep-own-bedAfter something more unique? These unusual baby names are so beautiful. 

Top 20 Boys Names

  1. Oliver
  2. Liam
  3. Ethan
  4. Aiden/Aidan
  5. Gabriel
  6. Caleb
  7. Theodore
  8. Declan
  9. Owen
  10. Elijah
  11. Henry
  12. Jackson/Jaxon
  13. Grayson/Greyson
  14. Levi
  15. Benjamin
  16. Finn/Fynn
  17. Miles/Myles
  18. Alexander
  19. Sebastian
  20. Leo

Don’t forget to consult our ultimate guide to baby names for all your name inspiration. 


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