most popular baby names

the new list of most popular baby names in the u.s. was just released, and there’s been an upset on the girls’ side. “emily” has dropped to third places, unseated by that upstart “emma”.

top 10 most popular girls names:
1. Emma
2. Isabella
3. Emily
4. Madison
5. Ava
6. Olivia
7. Sophia
8. Abigail
9. Elizabeth
10. Chloe

top 10 most popular boys names:
1. Jacob
2. Michael
3. Ethan
4. Joshua
5. Daniel
6. Alexander
7. Anthony
8. William
9. Christopher
10. Matthew

the expert says this about boys names:
“The biggest trend is two syllable names that end in ‘n,’ ” she told CNN Radio. “We see names moving up like “Owen” and “Logan.” The name “Aaden” is also soaring up the charts.

and this about girls names:
“The girls names we see moving up most quickly tend to be quite feminine,” she said, “names starting with a vowel and ending in ‘a.’ “

2 thoughts on “most popular baby names”

  1. personally, I think the biggest trend in baby names is giving your kid a last name for a first name. last time I was at the park with my kid, I hear all of these parents yelling out, “madison!” “connor!” “jackson!” and I’m thinking, “what is this, the military?!”

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