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If you’re expecting a new addition to the family in 2018, then you’ve probably been spending a lot of your time mulling over the perfect name for your baby. It can feel like a tremendous responsibility to pick out that name that you’re little one will go by for the rest of their lives, but the predictions for the 2018 baby name trends are here to help you out.

Baby name experts Babygaga have just revealed their predictions for which new crop of names will be the most popular in the new year. Using data collected from the last few years, Babygaga is able to make an educated guess over which names will be populating Kindergarten classrooms in another five years. If the predictions are right, there will definitely be some changes for 2018. Olivia, for example, which was one of the trendiest girls’ names in 2017 didn’t even make the list of the top 20 girls’ names for 2018. As far as boys’ names, Finn, which didn’t crack the top 40 last year, will be leading the pack.

According to Babygaga, here are the top 20 boys and girls’ names for 2018:

Most Popular Girls’ Names of 2018

  1. Emma
  2. Charlotte
  3. Sadie
  4. Violet
  5. Kennedy
  6. Savannah
  7. Penelope
  8. Victoria
  9. Ellie
  10. Hazel
  11. Natalie
  12. Luna
  13. Rylie
  14. Aurora
  15. Scarlett
  16. Nora
  17. Zoe
  18. Amelia
  19. Harper
  20. Stella

Most Popular Boys’ Names of 2018

  1. Finn
  2. Jack
  3. Atticus
  4. Oliver
  5. Theodore
  6. Reuban
  7. Dylan
  8. Corin
  9. Adam
  10. Alexander
  11. Daniel
  12. Christopher
  13. Brandon
  14. Logan
  15. Joseph
  16. Hunter
  17. Lucas
  18. Kai
  19. Jasper
  20. Isaac

Click here to see the top baby names of 2017 and see how the trends compare.

Did your baby’s name make the list? Share your own picks for best baby names in the comments below. 

 

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