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Top Baby Names of 2018 According to Nameberry

There was a lot of name calling in 2018. Well, in the baby name category that is. Nameberry has released the one hundred most popular baby names of the year and you might be surprised that two of the names are no stranger to the number one slot.

Atticus came in first for boy names for the second year in a row while Olivia is the reigning winner for the third year.

This year three new names made the top ten. Finn on the boy’s list and two names on the girl’s list, Genevieve and Rose. It seems that people are going back to the classic names when naming girls.

But pop culture and celebrity presence still have a strong impact when it comes to baby naming. Charlotte has gained popularity and we can probably thank that cute and cheeky princess that lives over the pond.

Atticus the number one boy’s name is an ancient Roman name that holds strong meaning, “Man of Attica.” Theodore is making a strong comeback in boys, a classic that’s seeing a major resurgence. And we can thank Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel for the gain of popularity to the name Silas since 2015.

So what were the top baby names of 2018?

Besides Olivia, Rose, Charlotte, and Genevieve here are the complete top 10 list of girl names in order of popularity:

  1. Olivia
  2. Isla
  3. Amara
  4. Cora
  5. Charlotte
  6. Aurora
  7. Amelia
  8. Ava
  9. Rose
  10. Genevieve

While the top ten boys list is as follows:

  1. Atticus
  2. Milo
  3. Jasper
  4. Asher
  5. Jack
  6. Theodore
  7. Silas
  8. Wyatt
  9. Henry
  10. Finn

Nameberry is the world’s largest site dedicated to baby names. You can find over 70,000 names along with their meaning, origins, and descriptions. You can even chat with other expectant parents and name experts on the site.

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