Popular Baby Names

What's fun, new, and fresh-sounding in the world of baby names this year? See the top 100 baby names and other popular American baby names. From the most popular baby boy names to trendy baby girl names, find inspiration for the perfect names for babies here.

The Biggest Baby Name Trends of 2013

Is your favorite baby name gaining in popularity? Find out!

The Biggest Baby Name Trends of 2014

From mythical to moody, places to presidents, check out the year's top trends in baby names.

Baby Names: How to Know You've Picked the Right Name

Naming your baby can be a daunting task. Here's how to know you've picked the right name.

Baby Names: Is It Too Popular?

Great names tend to get very popular. Heres how to choose a baby name that won't dominate the preschool roster.

Baby Names: Is It Too Unusual?

You want your baby to stand out, but is the name you've chosen too unique? Heres how to choose the perfect baby name.

Best Baby Names 2009

Find out which baby names were most popular on Parents.com in 2009! We've put together the hottest baby names and trends, plus some beloved classics. See if your favorites made the cut!

The Top 20 Baby Names of the Year

If you're looking to choose (or avoid!) a super-popular baby name, don't miss this list of the year's top-ranking baby names for boys and girls.