These Are the Biggest Baby Name Trends of 2019
The struggle of finding a unique baby name that's not too completely crazy or too incredibly overdone is real. We got your back.
If you don’t want a baby name that’s made it into the top ten most popular list but still want one that feels current, checkout these six trends that will be big this year, according to Nameberry.
Trend #1: Spiritual Names
Names related to ancient mythology and Eastern spirituality have usurped biblical favorites and saints’ names.
Trend #2: Nonbinary Names
Parents who want to raise a child free of stereotypes are looking for names that are truly gender-neutral.
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Trend #3: Girls’ Names Starting with GI Instead of J
A trend started by celebrities (often with Italian ancestry) is making its way onto lists in the U.S.
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Trend #4: Boys’ Names That Sound Like Last Names, Ending in S
Wells is the fastest-rising boys’ name, according to the most recent statistics, and similar names are trending too.
Trend #5: Minimalist Three-Letter Names
Four letters might be a marker of name popularity (such as top picks Emma and Liam), but three-letter names are cooler.
Trend #6: Animal Names in the Middle
Instead of a middle name that blends with anything, parents are making wilder choices, literally.
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