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The baby names rising in popularity for 2018

By Ally Parker January 14, 2018
Popular baby names 2018

Some have come right out of left field

We all know the time, care and fights - oh lawdddy the fights - that go into naming babies.

It's a crucial decision. After all, what if they get bullied on the playground? What if their name 'dates' them? What if the next Trump-style figure has the same name and it loses all appeal quick smart?

What if it makes the list of most Bogan names?

Here to give you a few pointers is website BabyCenter. They've released the top 100 fastest trending baby names (if you put stock in that sort of thing):

Girls

Names rising in popularity:

Ruby

Aria

Zara

Aaliyah

Ariana

Marley 

Peyton

Harlow

Luna

Newbies to make the 'popularity' cut: 

Alyssa

Maisie

Kiara

Rose

Amelie

Florence

Falling in popularity:

Emily

Isabelle

Sophie

Matilda

Maddison

Imogen

Eleanor

Indiana

Boys

Rising in popularity:

Sonny

Zachary

Connor

Logan

Blake

Theo

Hugo

Hudson

Carter

Parker

Edward

Newbies to make the 'popularity' cut: 

Kaiden

Xander

Darcy

Isaiah

Zane

Cohen

Fletcher

Asher

Jude

Falling in popularity:

Alexander

Samuel

Patrick

Jordan

Caleb

Michael

Nicholas

Jake

Dominic

Image: Getty / Tuan Tran

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