Nameberry, one of the leading baby name authorities online, has just released its current list of top names for 2019. While many of the popular names from 2018 have carried over into the year, there are a few surprises to the list - and they’re at the very top.
The current “it” name for girls is Posie, which Nameberry describes as “a charming vintage floral name”. And the new favorite name for boys is Milo, which has been steadily climbing charts for the past two decades.
Of course, the popularity of names changes dramatically country by country, and even region by region. So, whether you love the idea of naming your baby something “popular” - or you hate it - there’s a good chance that where you live will impact its popularity more than you imagine.
Based in the United States, Nameberry’s current top names in 2019 for boys and girls are:
Always wanting to predict the next “it” names for babies, right now Nameberry is making the following (very educated) guesses…
While Olivia and Jack will continue to remain popular, Ophelia and Silas will continue to climb the charts, especially with parents who favour literary names. And, when it comes to classic names that are currently trending, the top two are Cora and Theodore.