James, Ruby and Riley are just three of the most popular unisex names given to babies in England and Wales. But which other names made the list?
In this day and age, it won’t come as a surprise to many people that unisex baby names are becoming the next big thing. After becoming one of 2019’s latest baby name trends, gender-neutral names have become very popular amongst parents.
Many celebrity parents, including the Kardashians, Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds, and Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis have opted for unisex names for their little ones. Even brands like John Lewis and River Island, who are synonymous with selling children’s clothes, accessories and toys, are producing more gender-neutral products to move with the times.
Online marketplace OnBuy.com took to the Office of National Statistics and baby-naming site nameberry.com, to find out which gender-neutral baby names were hitting the top spots.
They onducted a survey with 1,466 parents to find out what might be causing this fast-growing trend. Their data revealed that 45% of Brits would be happy to choose a unisex name for their baby. However, 32% said they believe a non-gender-neutral name would limit their child.
Most Popular Unisex Baby Names
Noah, Charlie and James came out as the top three favourites, followed by Max, Logan, Ruby and Evelyn. Other, more unfamiliar names that made the list include Arlo, Mason and Harper.
More Gender-neutral Baby Names
Meaning: Leader of elves.
Origin: Middle English
Meaning: Water, Small Stream
Meaning: Harp Player
Meaning: Son of the wise ruler.
Meaning: Roman Goddess of peace.
Meaning: Crown, Victorious
Meaning: Leather Worker
Meaning: Born in the winter
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