Isla, Olivia, Archie and Milo may have taken center stage in 2019—but these popular picks may not top the list next year. Nameberry recently announced its predictions for the top baby names 2020, and some of the winners might surprise you.

To predict the most popular picks of 2020, Nameberry factored in the biggest increases in name use so far this year and in comparison to last year’s selections. Along with interest increases, the site also chose names influenced by pop culture and celeb parents.

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So what names made the top of the 2020 prediction list? For girls the 10 most possibly popular names are:

  1. Adah
  2. Reese
  3. Mika
  4. Paisley
  5. Amina
  6. Teagan
  7. Nova
  8. Aura
  9. Pearl
  10. Billie

The top 10 popular boys name for the 2020 prediction list are:

  1. Austin
  2. Alva
  3. Acacius
  4. Tate
  5. Diego
  6. Easton
  7. Lucius
  8. Cash
  9. Ash
  10. Luca

If you’re looking for a gender-neutral name, the top 10 unisex baby names are:

  1. Ellis
  2. Phoenix
  3. Remi/Remy
  4. Marlowe
  5. Shea
  6. Zephyr
  7. Darcy
  8. Rowan
  9. Quinn
  10. Emerson

Even though these are the top predictions for 2020, you won’t see an announcement about the real winners until May 2021.

—Erica Loop

 

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