Popular Names for Baby Boys and Girls

The most common baby names are popular for good reason. Both popular boy names and popular baby girl names are here for you to browse.

The Top 20 Baby Names of 2015

Which baby names ranked supreme in 2015? Check out the chart-toppers from the latest Social Security Administration data.

22 'Star Wars' Baby Names for Your Little Jedi

Let the force awaken some baby-name inspiration!

10 Unpopular Baby Names That Deserve a Second Chance

Are these names disappearing forever? Check out some of the baby names in danger of extinction.

The Most Unpopular Baby Names of the Year

What goes up, eventually goes down. Find out which baby names lost favor in 2015.

What Offbeat Baby Names Are Most Popular in Your State?

New Nameberry research looks at the quirky baby names parents are picking most often, based on which state they call home.

The Most-Searched Baby Names of 2016...So Far!

Nameberry says these are the most-searched baby names so far this year.

The Most Popular Baby Names by State

Sophia or Olivia? Liam or Mason? Find out which names you'll be hearing on the playground in your town!

Baby Names: Is It Too Popular?

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

Our Favorite Pop Culture Baby Names

These names from pop culture past and present might be worth picking for your own future fan boy or fan girl.

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 Hottest Baby Names for 2016

From unisex names to classic comebacks, our resident expert predicts the popular baby name trends we're likely to see this year.

Popular Baby Names: What's Hot in Each Region of the U.S.

Where you live has a major influence on what you name your kids.

Most Popular Nicknames

There's more to your perfect baby name than just the official name--so think about what you might want to call your baby for short. Discover what's new on the nickname front.

The Top 20 Baby Names of 2014

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.