Which kids' names will prove most popular in 2017? There's still six months to go but US baby website Nameberry reckons it's got a fair idea.
They've just released the Top 200 boys' and girls' names people have searched for so far this year and it's a colourful mix of modern favourites, old classics and new contenders.
On the ladies' side, Olivia retains her crown from last year, followed by timeless favourites Amelia and Charlotte. Meanwhile, on the little man front, Asha takes the trophy (up from second last year), followed by Atticus and Jack. Last year's top boys name Ezra has dropped to fourth.
New kids on the block
Evelyn, Penelope, Eleanor, Celeste, Ines, Fiona, Saskia and Alexandra slide into the girls' Top 100, while a whopping 20 new boys' names break into their list. Please welcome Charlie, Everett, Dante, Lucas, Kane, Rhett, Jonathan, Xander, Magnus, Emmett, Ian, Maverick, Winston, Augustus, Kian, Arlo, Cassian and Edward.
Fastest growing names in 2017
They haven't take the top spots, but these ones are certainly gaining momentum. The five fastest growing names for girls were Evelyn (+60 spots), Amara (+42), Ada (+27), Phoebe (+22) and Gemma (+21). As for boys, Kai (+57), Cassisus (+33), George (+33), Jude (+31) and Finn (+26) were the big improvers.
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