The Hottest 100+ Baby Names for 2020 - Baby Chick

The Hottest 100+ Baby Names for 2020

We're watching the name trends, and here are 2019's most popular baby names and what we think will be the most popular baby names for 2020!

Published February 12, 2020

by Nina Spears

The Baby Chick®: Pregnancy, Birth & Postpartum Expert

We have new #1 baby names! For a long time, year after year, the top baby names have been Sophia and Jackson. But this past year, in 2019, Emma and Liam made it to #1! When looking at the baby name for 2020, we’ve noticed that TV shows, the Royal Family, and short boy names and short girl names are really climbing the charts compared to 2019. So to start, here are the most popular baby names of the past year.

Top baby names for 2019

Did your baby’s name make it on the list? Some people hope their child’s name is never in the top 100, while other parents don’t care as much. Choosing a name for your baby can be tough, so we hope this list inspires you!

After looking at trending names on other sources, we predict more international names climbing the charts and pop culture to remain strong for inspiration in 2020.1 They probably won’t break through the top 5. Still, you’ll likely see them becoming more popular. So here are our predictions for rising baby names for 2020.

Hottest Names for 2020

If you’re looking for more baby names, be sure to check out some of our other lists: baby names for 2022, baby names for 2021Netflix-inspired baby names, names from famous world changers, names with great nicknames, and great gender-neutral names. There are definitely some beautiful ones in each. Happy naming!

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Nina is The Baby Chick® & Editor-in-Chief of Baby Chick®. She received her baby planning certification in early 2011 and began attending births that same year. Since then, Nina has… Read more

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